The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £235 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Application Support
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.93% 0.23% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.24% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £235 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 - £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.26% +17.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 301 420 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.48% 94.81% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 302 236
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - 1 £350 -
Doncaster - 1 £120 -
Rotherham - 1 - - 1
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Applications Support 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Ingres
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Ingres
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita