The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 50 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £675 £700 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +64.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £527
% change year-on-year
- -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
607 955 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.70% 94.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 667 380
Median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 5 - - 1
Warrington +2 4 £675 -3.57%
Applications Architect
North West

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Applications Architect 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 Cheshire region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
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