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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 507 523 518
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 88 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 69
Median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £599 £652
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 22 £563 +7.14% 7
North West +10 17 £600 +26.31% 4
North East - 13 £400 -
South East +20 12 £525 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -21 8 £500 -4.76% 1
South West +18 6 £550 +1.94%
East Midlands +1 6 £525 +10.52%
East of England +5 2 - - 6
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 44 (24.04%) Oracle
2 36 (19.67%) .NET
3 34 (18.58%) Migration
4 33 (18.03%) SQL
5 32 (17.49%) Finance
6 29 (15.85%) Java
7 28 (15.30%) Linux
8 27 (14.75%) SOA
9 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
10 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
11 21 (11.48%) XML
11 21 (11.48%) Windows
11 21 (11.48%) AIX
11 21 (11.48%) SC Cleared
12 20 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (10.38%) C#
13 19 (10.38%) IBM
13 19 (10.38%) Middleware
14 17 (9.29%) HTML
14 17 (9.29%) CSS
14 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (8.74%) SAP
16 15 (8.20%) Solaris
16 15 (8.20%) CRM
16 15 (8.20%) Active Directory
16 15 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
17 14 (7.65%) Software Architecture
17 14 (7.65%) High Availability
17 14 (7.65%) HPUX

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 11 (6.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.28%) CMS
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.64%) Drupal
5 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) Mule
7 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.09%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Maximo
4 1 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.55%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.55%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.19%) SaaS
3 3 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.09%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) LAN
1 8 (4.37%) WAN
2 4 (2.19%) Firewall
3 2 (1.09%) IPv4
3 2 (1.09%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.01%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.46%) Data Mining
5 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.37%) Big Data
7 7 (3.83%) DB2
8 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.64%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.09%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.09%) HBase
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) JMeter
3 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.55%) Selenium
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Legal
4 4 (2.19%) Marketing
4 4 (2.19%) Publishing
4 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.67%) .NET
2 21 (11.48%) XML
3 19 (10.38%) Middleware
4 17 (9.29%) CSS
4 17 (9.29%) HTML
5 12 (6.56%) JSON
6 9 (4.92%) HTML5
6 9 (4.92%) Java EE
6 9 (4.92%) Web Services
7 8 (4.37%) J2EE
7 8 (4.37%) Natural Language Processing
7 8 (4.37%) SOAP
7 8 (4.37%) XSLT
8 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.73%) JSON Schema
8 5 (2.73%) Spring
9 4 (2.19%) jQuery
9 4 (2.19%) WCF
10 3 (1.64%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.64%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.46%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.73%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) iPad
7 2 (1.09%) PKI
7 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.30%) Linux
2 21 (11.48%) AIX
2 21 (11.48%) Windows
3 15 (8.20%) Solaris
4 14 (7.65%) HPUX
5 10 (5.46%) Unix
6 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.73%) Android
9 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.09%) SUSE
9 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.58%) Migration
2 27 (14.75%) SOA
3 20 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.20%) CRM
4 15 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (7.65%) High Availability
5 14 (7.65%) Software Architecture
6 13 (7.10%) Process Improvement
7 12 (6.56%) Business Continuity
7 12 (6.56%) Data Protection
7 12 (6.56%) DevOps
7 12 (6.56%) TOGAF
8 10 (5.46%) Network Design
8 10 (5.46%) Security Patching
8 10 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (4.92%) Application Discovery
9 9 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.92%) ERP
9 9 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.03%) SQL
2 29 (15.85%) Java
3 19 (10.38%) C#
4 14 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.01%) C++
6 8 (4.37%) PHP
7 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.64%) C
8 3 (1.64%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) CISA
5 1 (0.55%) CISM
5 1 (0.55%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
2 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) SCOM
2 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (24.04%) Oracle
2 24 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.38%) IBM
4 16 (8.74%) SAP
5 6 (3.28%) HP
5 6 (3.28%) VMware
6 5 (2.73%) Informatica
6 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.64%) Adobe
7 3 (1.64%) OpenText
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) Nintex
8 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.09%) Symantec
9 1 (0.55%) Actuate
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix
9 1 (0.55%) F5
9 1 (0.55%) hybris
9 1 (0.55%) Novell
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