The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank - 67 77
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
859 727 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.00% 94.29% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 421 427
Average daily rate £400 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.30 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) BPEL
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) BPEL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization