The median contractor rate for a Applications Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 102 106 109
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.075% 0.053% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.055% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +22.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +114.49% -13.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1297 1830 1703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.72% 96.11% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1240 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 86
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in West Yorkshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in West Yorkshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in West Yorkshire

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) Alterian
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
2 2 (50.00%) MCAD
2 2 (50.00%) MCSD
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCAD
1 2 (50.00%) MCSD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Alterian