The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 186 205 223
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.21% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £850 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+16.75% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5302 6564 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.02% 92.61% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4816 5234
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 170 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £43.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Architect
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Django
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) CherryPy
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) JDBC
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) AOP
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
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