The median contractor rate for a Senior Applications Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Applications Engineer
UK
Rank - 624 596
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Engineer 0 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.012% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 15
Median daily rate - £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £306
% change year-on-year - +79.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Applications Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Engineer in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Applications Engineer in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Applications Engineer in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

Senior Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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