Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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 Manager
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 305 316
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 40 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 53
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £323
90th Percentile £704 £615 £531
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £19.85 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -29.11% -11.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,277 14,302 17,346
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,133 8,456 10,233
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 560 741 889
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.29 £10.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Surrey -14 14 £460 +5.14% 2
Thames Valley -23 13 £400 -11.11% 5
Berkshire -10 12 £400 -11.11% 5
West Sussex +3 7 £475 +7.04%
Hampshire -12 2 £475 +16.56% 2
Kent -12 2 £675 +107.69%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Applications Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (12.50%) Android
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (10.00%) SAP
6 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) User Stories
6 4 (10.00%) PMO
6 4 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (7.50%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (7.50%) Android Development
7 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 3 (7.50%) ITSM
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence

Applications Manager 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 1 (2.50%) Apache TomEE
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.50%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.50%) FishEye
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (2.50%) jMock
1 1 (2.50%) JUnit
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) Mockito
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) EJB
2 1 (2.50%) Facelets
2 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) JPA
2 1 (2.50%) JSF
2 1 (2.50%) JSP
2 1 (2.50%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) RichFaces
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Robotics
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Android
1 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (7.50%) Android Development
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.50%) ITSM
6 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) GxP
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CA Wily
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Ariba
2 2 (5.00%) Concur
3 1 (2.50%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com