The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 183 188 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 13 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Average daily rate
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£588 £635 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% +40.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £781 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £110.00
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.56%) Equities
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) RMADS
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) RUP
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Vignette
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) VMware