The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 27 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.99% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £420 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -4.92% +9.23%  
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 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 481 730 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.44% 98.65% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 447 343
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +103.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in West Sussex

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in West Sussex

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in West Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in West Sussex

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in West Sussex

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worthing - 2 £420 -
Horsham - 1 £238 - 1
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Mule
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Mule ESB
1 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

Applications Support 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 3 (37.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (37.50%) Mule
1 3 (37.50%) Mule ESB
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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