Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 333 326
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 33 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 32
South East median daily rate £310 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +15.08% -25.88%
10th Percentile £250 £151 £223
90th Percentile £442 £488 £473
England median daily rate £408 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +8.67% +8.85% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
South East median hourly rate £23.75 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% -12.50% -47.09%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15287 17719 18616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.43% 95.01% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8826 10710 10455
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £242 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 765 898
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Surrey +2 13 £320 -24.71% 1
Hampshire +21 9 £303 -6.92% 2
Oxfordshire -6 7 £256 -31.67% 3
Berkshire +7 1 £350 -17.65% 3
Kent +6 1 £338 +3.85%
West Sussex -8 1 £420 +20.00% 1
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (24.24%) QA
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Electronics
3 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 4 (12.12%) Drupal
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) User Experience
5 3 (9.09%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) Apache
5 3 (9.09%) Java

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) Drupal
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.03%) FileNet
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Mule
4 1 (3.03%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) FlexRay
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) DVB
2 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) CANoe
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) NuGet
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Electronics
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.03%) LINQ
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.03%) SignalR
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) STB
3 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
3 3 (9.09%) Application Performance Management
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.09%) Time Management
3 3 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) SysML
4 2 (6.06%) System Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.03%) JCL
4 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 26262
2 2 (6.06%) MISRA
3 1 (3.03%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Genesys
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Workday
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Modis International
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago