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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 192 200 219
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 5 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £589 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% +25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £528 £461
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £833 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5419 6628 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.32% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 4833 5221
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 132 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) 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%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) CherryPy
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Django
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JDBC
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) AOP
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) XQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Vignette
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat