Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 178 178
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £288 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +8.49% -24.29%
10th Percentile £200 £234 £213
90th Percentile £430 £355 £315
England median daily rate £383 £388 £340
% change year-on-year -1.29% +13.97% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year +122.22% -7.22% -7.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,715 4,269 5,159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.50% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,190 2,835 3,308
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £229 £238
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £456 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 142 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.62% +1.58%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.03 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £40.00 £29.05
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% +3.89% -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -19 5 £255 -11.30% 6
North Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 - 1
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (20.00%) Magento
5 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (20.00%) Kibana
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) New Relic
5 3 (20.00%) Grafana
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) WordPress
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) COBOL

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (20.00%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (26.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) COBOL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Grafana
1 3 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) New Relic
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards