Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Manager was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 Manager
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 214 186
Rank change year-on-year +25 -28 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 14 18 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 51
North West median daily rate £415 £413 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -16.67% +16.47%
10th Percentile £319 £375 £425
90th Percentile £549 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £19.85 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5406 6426 8139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 4138 4863
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 234 407
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.93 £50.03
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Manchester +21 12 £395 -4.24% 4
Lancashire +13 1 £415 -22.79%
Merseyside +4 1 - -
Applications Manager
England

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Applications Manager 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 West region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Application Discovery
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) React
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Application Discovery
2 2 (14.29%) Application Rationalisation
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FlexNet
1 1 (7.14%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Snow
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau