The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 495 490 542
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +52
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 132 108 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 64 28
Average daily rate £525 £473 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £643 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £59.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £59.00 -
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -
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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +19 55 £525 -4.54% 4
South East -12 22 £500 - 1
North West -8 16 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +7 10 £500 +12.67% 3
West Midlands -1 10 £480 -9.85% 4
East of England -2 9 £625 +31.57% 2
South West +8 5 £488 -11.36%
East Midlands +1 1 £450 -
North East -36 1 £305 -19.73%
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 56 (27.05%) Java
2 46 (22.22%) Finance
3 40 (19.32%) TOGAF
4 39 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.43%) Migration
6 29 (14.01%) Security Cleared
7 27 (13.04%) Web Services
8 26 (12.56%) Oracle
9 25 (12.08%) CRM
10 24 (11.59%) SQL
11 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 23 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 21 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
13 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
14 18 (8.70%) .NET
14 18 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (8.21%) Linux
15 17 (8.21%) SOA
16 16 (7.73%) J2EE
16 16 (7.73%) IBM
16 16 (7.73%) Spring
16 16 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (7.25%) Windows
18 14 (6.76%) HTML
18 14 (6.76%) Degree
19 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
19 13 (6.28%) SDLC
19 13 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (6.28%) JavaScript

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (4.83%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.35%) CMS
3 8 (3.86%) Confluence
4 7 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.45%) Liferay
8 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.97%) IIS
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) Apache
10 1 (0.48%) FileNet
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Maximo
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.38%) SaaS
3 5 (2.42%) IaaS
3 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) Firewall
2 5 (2.42%) FTP
3 4 (1.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.97%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.86%) DB2
3 8 (3.86%) MySQL
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.90%) Big Data
6 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.93%) GIS
7 4 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.45%) DTS
8 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.97%) Impala
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Maven
2 8 (3.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.86%) JIRA
3 4 (1.93%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.93%) Gradle
4 3 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.97%) JUnit
5 2 (0.97%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) AppScan
6 1 (0.48%) Log4j
6 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (5.80%) Banking
3 9 (4.35%) Retail
4 8 (3.86%) Billing
5 5 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.45%) Legal
8 2 (0.97%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.97%) French Language
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
9 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.04%) Web Services
2 18 (8.70%) .NET
3 16 (7.73%) J2EE
3 16 (7.73%) Spring
4 14 (6.76%) HTML
5 12 (5.80%) REST
6 11 (5.31%) Middleware
7 8 (3.86%) Ajax
7 8 (3.86%) GWT
7 8 (3.86%) Hibernate
7 8 (3.86%) HTML5
7 8 (3.86%) SOAP
7 8 (3.86%) XML
8 6 (2.90%) CSS
8 6 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (2.42%) RESTful
9 5 (2.42%) Spring MVC
10 4 (1.93%) jQuery
10 4 (1.93%) Struts
10 4 (1.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.90%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.42%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.45%) CESG
7 3 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.97%) iPad
8 2 (0.97%) iPhone
8 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) DataPower
9 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.21%) Linux
2 15 (7.25%) Windows
3 11 (5.31%) AIX
4 7 (3.38%) Solaris
5 6 (2.90%) Unix
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.97%) Android
6 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.32%) TOGAF
2 39 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (16.43%) Migration
4 25 (12.08%) CRM
5 21 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (8.21%) SOA
8 13 (6.28%) SDLC
8 13 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.31%) Analytics
10 11 (5.31%) ERP
10 11 (5.31%) MVC
11 10 (4.83%) Information Security
11 10 (4.83%) Project Management
11 10 (4.83%) Web Development
12 9 (4.35%) Change Management
13 8 (3.86%) EAI
13 8 (3.86%) ITIL
13 8 (3.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.05%) Java
2 24 (11.59%) SQL
3 13 (6.28%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.83%) C
4 10 (4.83%) C++
5 6 (2.90%) C#
6 5 (2.42%) VB
7 3 (1.45%) Python
7 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.45%) XPath
8 2 (0.97%) Groovy
8 2 (0.97%) Perl
8 2 (0.97%) PHP
8 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.76%) Degree
4 7 (3.38%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.93%) ISACA
5 4 (1.93%) SANS
6 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.48%) CEH
7 1 (0.48%) CISA
7 1 (0.48%) CISM
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) CRISC
7 1 (0.48%) GIAC
7 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.97%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.97%) XenServer
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) Bareos
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.97%) yum
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.48%) Nessus
4 1 (0.48%) OpenView
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (12.56%) Oracle
2 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.73%) IBM
4 11 (5.31%) Google
5 8 (3.86%) Citrix
6 7 (3.38%) VMware
7 6 (2.90%) Adobe
7 6 (2.90%) HP
7 6 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.90%) SAP
8 4 (1.93%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.93%) Cognos
8 4 (1.93%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.45%) EMC
9 3 (1.45%) ESRI
9 3 (1.45%) Infor
9 3 (1.45%) Siebel
9 3 (1.45%) Sun
10 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.97%) VocaLink
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