The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 119 133 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.069% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.075% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £505
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - -
Applications Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2535 2676 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.27% 92.15% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 1487 1071
Average daily rate £375 £373 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 223 245
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £39.50 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 10 £463 -
Norfolk - 1 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SOA
3 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) HP
7 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) SaaS
8 5 (25.00%) PaaS
8 5 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (25.00%) FTP
8 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (25.00%) IBM
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) GIS
8 5 (25.00%) ESRI
8 5 (25.00%) Maximo
8 5 (25.00%) Network Design

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 5 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) SOAP
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) GIS
1 5 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) SOA
2 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design
3 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) RAD
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
7 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCPD
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) ESRI
5 3 (15.00%) Nintex
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 3 (15.00%) Metastorm
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) EMC