The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 532 537 561
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 96 97 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 38
Median daily rate £550 £473 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% -12.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £494
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect across the England region.

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 47 £575 +27.77% 3
South East -2 15 £479 -4.25% 2
East Midlands +4 12 £550 -
East of England +21 5 £475 +8.57%
West Midlands -22 5 £456 +9.93% 4
North West +13 4 £460 +8.23% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £450 -21.82%
South West +14 2 - -
North East -14 2 £410 -41.39% 1
Midlands -8 1 £550 -
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 England region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 46 (22.22%) Java
2 40 (19.32%) Oracle
3 33 (15.94%) Migration
4 32 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.98%) Security Cleared
6 30 (14.49%) Microsoft
7 29 (14.01%) .NET
8 27 (13.04%) SOA
9 26 (12.56%) SC Cleared
9 26 (12.56%) TOGAF
10 25 (12.08%) Finance
11 24 (11.59%) CRM
11 24 (11.59%) XML
12 23 (11.11%) SQL
13 20 (9.66%) Web Services
14 19 (9.18%) HTML
15 18 (8.70%) Spring
16 17 (8.21%) ERP
16 17 (8.21%) IBM
17 16 (7.73%) C#
17 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
18 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
19 14 (6.76%) Data Protection
19 14 (6.76%) CSS
20 13 (6.28%) JIRA
20 13 (6.28%) DevOps
20 13 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
20 13 (6.28%) High Availability
20 13 (6.28%) REST

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (5.80%) Confluence
2 11 (5.31%) CMS
3 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.93%) Liferay
5 4 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.93%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.45%) Drupal
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.97%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Maximo
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.48%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.90%) SaaS
3 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.93%) GitHub
5 3 (1.45%) IaaS
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) LAN
1 8 (3.86%) WAN
2 3 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 8 (3.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.93%) Big Data
6 3 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.97%) HBase
7 2 (0.97%) Impala
7 2 (0.97%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (6.28%) JIRA
2 12 (5.80%) Maven
3 11 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.93%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.93%) Gradle
5 4 (1.93%) Hudson
6 3 (1.45%) JUnit
6 3 (1.45%) Liquibase
6 3 (1.45%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.97%) Subversion
8 1 (0.48%) AppScan
8 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (12.08%) Finance
2 6 (2.90%) Legal
2 6 (2.90%) Retail
3 5 (2.42%) Banking
3 5 (2.42%) Publishing
4 3 (1.45%) Billing
5 2 (0.97%) Local Government
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.01%) .NET
2 24 (11.59%) XML
3 20 (9.66%) Web Services
4 19 (9.18%) HTML
5 18 (8.70%) Spring
6 14 (6.76%) CSS
7 13 (6.28%) REST
8 10 (4.83%) HTML5
9 8 (3.86%) Middleware
9 8 (3.86%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (3.86%) SOAP
9 8 (3.86%) XSLT
10 7 (3.38%) J2EE
10 7 (3.38%) JSON
10 7 (3.38%) RESTful
11 6 (2.90%) WSDL
11 6 (2.90%) XSD
12 5 (2.42%) Java EE
12 5 (2.42%) JSON Schema
12 5 (2.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.42%) NHS
5 5 (2.42%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.93%) iPad
7 3 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.97%) iPhone
8 2 (0.97%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.31%) Windows
2 10 (4.83%) Linux
3 6 (2.90%) Solaris
3 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.42%) Android
4 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.45%) AIX
6 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.45%) SUSE
6 3 (1.45%) Unix
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.94%) Migration
2 32 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.04%) SOA
4 26 (12.56%) TOGAF
5 24 (11.59%) CRM
6 17 (8.21%) ERP
7 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.76%) Data Protection
9 13 (6.28%) DevOps
9 13 (6.28%) High Availability
9 13 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (6.28%) Process Improvement
9 13 (6.28%) Software Architecture
10 12 (5.80%) Business Continuity
10 12 (5.80%) Change Management
10 12 (5.80%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (4.83%) Information Security
11 10 (4.83%) Network Design
12 9 (4.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.22%) Java
2 23 (11.11%) SQL
3 16 (7.73%) C#
4 12 (5.80%) C++
5 11 (5.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.35%) PHP
7 4 (1.93%) C
8 3 (1.45%) Python
9 2 (0.97%) Perl
9 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) COBOL
10 1 (0.48%) Groovy
10 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) Degree
5 2 (0.97%) CISA
5 2 (0.97%) CISM
5 2 (0.97%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.48%) CEH
6 1 (0.48%) CRISC
6 1 (0.48%) GIAC
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) HL7
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.93%) Xen
4 2 (0.97%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (1.93%) SCCM
2 3 (1.45%) Bareos
2 3 (1.45%) Puppet
2 3 (1.45%) yum
3 2 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) Nessus
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (19.32%) Oracle
2 30 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.21%) IBM
4 9 (4.35%) Citrix
5 7 (3.38%) VMware
6 6 (2.90%) Adobe
7 5 (2.42%) Informatica
7 5 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.42%) SAP
8 4 (1.93%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.93%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.45%) Sun
10 2 (0.97%) HP
10 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.97%) Nintex
10 2 (0.97%) OpenText
10 2 (0.97%) Symantec
10 2 (0.97%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.48%) Nimsoft
11 1 (0.48%) Veracode
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