The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank - 113 131
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 0 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £469 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 2208 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.72% 91.01% 88.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 951 1035
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Applications Architect
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Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Architect across the Berkshire region.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect across the Berkshire region.

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Applications Architect
South East

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Architect in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Siebel
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) Database Security
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (9.09%) EAI
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Database Security
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) EAI
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft