The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 162 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.092% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.097% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £463 £590 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.61% +36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £411 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £740 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.00 -
Applications Architect
London

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
3220 5178 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.03% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 3954 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 74
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 City of London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) GWT
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle