Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Support
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 134 119
Rank change year-on-year +40 -15 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.33% 0.73% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.79% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 0
North East median daily rate - £343 -
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.20 £16.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +38.75% -38.77% +24.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,149 2,159 1,870
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1,501 1,156
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £253
90th Percentile £563 £525 £584
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 97 106
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +26.62% +9.96%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £37.10 £35.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the North East

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in the North East

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in the North East

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +33 2 - - 4
Durham - 2 - -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) MVS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) VME
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow