The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 80 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1092 961 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.54% 92.76% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 476 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Architect
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Dojo
2 1 (25.00%) Worklight
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Retail

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Dojo
2 1 (25.00%) Worklight
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM