The median contractor rate for a Applications Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 27 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.

Application Specialist
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - - 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £381 £388
% change year-on-year +11.47% -1.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 501 577 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.09% 96.33% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 347 314
Median daily rate £410 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in West Sussex

Applications Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Specialist in West Sussex

Applications Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Specialist in West Sussex

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Applications Specialist 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 West Sussex region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL