Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 85 100
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 26 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.09% 1.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.93% +2.50% +81.82%
10th Percentile £164 £251 £358
90th Percentile £400 £500 £463
South East median daily rate £325 £360 £370
% change year-on-year -9.72% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,216 1,124 1,204
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 96.40% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 844 852
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £236
90th Percentile £600 £568 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 56
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £14.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +18.96% -6.64%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.75 £38.13
South East median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.01% -10.00% +14.29%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Applications Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Abingdon +5 16 £168 -48.46%
Oxford 0 7 £325 -22.62% 5
Thame -7 2 £450 +80.00%
Applications Engineer
South East

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Applications Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
3 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
3 9 (34.62%) UX Design
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 9 (34.62%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (34.62%) User Experience
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) SOLID
4 8 (30.77%) OO
4 8 (30.77%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) WPF
5 7 (26.92%) Migration
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
5 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) SCCM
5 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
5 7 (26.92%) DHCP
5 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (26.92%) Apple

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) SMTP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) WPF
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Self-Motivation
1 9 (34.62%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
3 7 (26.92%) Mac OS
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
1 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
1 9 (34.62%) UX Design
2 8 (30.77%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) SOLID
3 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
3 7 (26.92%) Runbook
3 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) CCNP
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Intune
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Apple
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google