Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 26 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 West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 193 194
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 10 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
South West median daily rate £250 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -6.25% +51.66%
10th Percentile £176 £305 £280
90th Percentile £395 £438 £575
England median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +82.86% -5.41% -51.06%

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5229 5758 6130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.54% 95.54% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3284 3719 3857
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £219 £230 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 313 369
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +60.00% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.45 £45.40
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +9 4 £181 -52.92%
Bristol +5 4 £350 - 2
Wiltshire -2 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £250 -
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Military
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware