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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
London / City of London
Rank 149 148 175
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.099% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £550 £600 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
2813 2903 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.39% 95.84% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2266 3742
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Maximo
4 1 (12.50%) EAM
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli

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 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) EAM
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Actuate
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle