About Us

Meet the team at Applause IT

We are a specialist, results driven IT Recruitment Consultancy with an unrivalled market reputation. We advocate a single point of contact approach; so whether you're looking to hire permanent talent or contract resource, you'll only ever work with one consultant.

Through this approach, we’ve been able to consistently deliver results across all aspects of our customers’ IT Recruitment needs, from development, support and testing, to project office, marketing and infrastructure – we do it all, all over the UK!



Mike Scotney

Director

Mike Scotney

With 20 years’ IT recruitment experience, Mike has built many relationships with our key clients. Since establishing the agency in 2000, Mike has led the North West team with great success. Outside of work, he’s also a keen marathon runner and busy father of two growing boys.

Tim Morris

Director

Tim Morris

Tim is also a founding Director at Applause IT. Also with 20 years of experience in the IT recruitment industry to draw upon; Tim now leads the Midlands team whilst supporting his established client base. Outside of work, Tim is kept busy looking after 2 daughters and loves to travel.

Alex Pitts

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Alex Pitts

Alex joined Applause IT after graduating from University of Birmingham in Spanish and hasn’t looked back! He is a senior member of the Midlands team (although this doesn’t stop him helping companies down in Surrey and London too!) and loves all things Sport which keeps him busy most weekends.

Dan Rodrigues

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Dan Rodrigues

Dan manages the South West market helping to grow out the super technology hub that is Bristol. Cocktail connoisseur and foodie who enjoys dining out. Father to a little boy called Louis and a massive Arsenal Fan!

Matt Clayton

Recruitment Consultant

Matt Clayton

Matt is our northern Java juggernaut with experience headhunting the best IT professionals. He works with top clients in the North West of England to grow their team. When he's not on the phone in the office, you can catch him visiting local craft breweries and listening to live music.

Raj Kaur

Resource Consultant

Raj Kaur

Raj is an integral part of the North West team’s success. She works closely with both Mike and Sam to help find the top talent in the market. Outside of work, family is a huge part of Raj's life.

Amy Pattison

Account Manager

Amy Pattison

Having graduated from The University of Birmingham in German and Law, Amy took a slight detour before finding Applause IT, where she now forms an integral part of the Midlands team as a Resource Consultant. Amy loves to travel, often using this as a prime excuse to fuel her shopaholic spending sprees!

Ryan Green

Recruitment Consultant

Ryan Green

Ryan joined Applause IT in 2015. Since then he's gone from strength to strength and is an asset to the team, with particular focus in Leeds and Yorkshire. He can also mix a mean Manhattan!

Jacinta Gardner

Digital Marketing Manager

Jacinta Gardner

Jacinta joined the Applause IT team to help with all things: brand, social and content! She cut her teeth at publishing giants Conde Nast and McCann. She's also a corporate masseuse. Double win!

Yasmin Aslam

Talent Acquisition & Training Manager

Yasmin Aslam

Yasmin is our resident Talent Acquisition & Training Manager. Heading up our bespoke training academy, she supports our growing team by adding new recruitment superheroes to the mix! After a hard day's work, Yas enjoys nothing more than relaxing into some serious handbag therapy and planning her next luxury holiday!



As a result of our single point of contact philosophy, we've been able to provide quality IT Recruitment services to a range of clients all over the UK. We have dedicated teams of consultants focussed on developing relationships with clients in the North West, Midlands, Yorkshire and South East.