Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 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.

Applications Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 99
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.079% 0.069% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.076% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Reading median daily rate £500 - £250
10th Percentile £475 - £180
90th Percentile £525 - £397
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £513 £250
% change year-on-year -31.71% +105.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1178 1319 1811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 90.47% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 706 1082
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -30.39% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Reading

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Reading

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Reading

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Applications Engineer 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 Reading region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware