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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 493 515 551
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +36
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 113 98 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.20% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 26
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.00 -
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median 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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +15 36 £499 -5.00% 2
South East 0 22 £500 -4.76% 4
North West -22 13 £525 +16.66%
Yorkshire +10 11 £488 +9.85% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £453 -13.80% 5
East of England +6 9 £625 +38.88% 3
South West -4 6 £600 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +6 3 £450 -
North East -58 1 £305 -25.60%
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 53 (26.50%) Java
2 37 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.00%) Finance
3 36 (18.00%) Migration
4 35 (17.50%) TOGAF
5 32 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 30 (15.00%) Web Services
7 29 (14.50%) Oracle
8 27 (13.50%) CRM
8 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
9 24 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 23 (11.50%) Data Centre
10 23 (11.50%) SQL
11 22 (11.00%) SQL Server
12 21 (10.50%) SOA
13 18 (9.00%) REST
13 18 (9.00%) Spring
13 18 (9.00%) .NET
14 16 (8.00%) J2EE
15 15 (7.50%) XML
15 15 (7.50%) Linux
15 15 (7.50%) IBM
15 15 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (7.00%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (7.00%) HTML
17 13 (6.50%) JavaScript
17 13 (6.50%) ERP
17 13 (6.50%) Maven
17 13 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (6.50%) Jenkins

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 (6.00%) Confluence
2 10 (5.00%) CMS
2 10 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.00%) Liferay
7 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.50%) Jetty
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Maximo
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.00%) SaaS
3 5 (2.50%) GitHub
4 4 (2.00%) IaaS
5 3 (1.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) Firewall
2 4 (2.00%) FTP
3 3 (1.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) IPsec
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) DB2
2 8 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.50%) MySQL
5 4 (2.00%) Big Data
5 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.50%) DTS
6 3 (1.50%) GIS
6 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.00%) Impala
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Jenkins
1 13 (6.50%) Maven
2 12 (6.00%) JIRA
3 4 (2.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.00%) Gradle
3 4 (2.00%) Hudson
4 3 (1.50%) JUnit
4 3 (1.50%) Liquibase
4 3 (1.50%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.00%) Subversion
6 1 (0.50%) Ant
6 1 (0.50%) AppScan
6 1 (0.50%) Log4j
6 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (18.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Banking
3 8 (4.00%) Billing
4 7 (3.50%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.00%) Web Services
2 18 (9.00%) .NET
2 18 (9.00%) REST
2 18 (9.00%) Spring
3 16 (8.00%) J2EE
4 15 (7.50%) XML
5 14 (7.00%) HTML
6 8 (4.00%) HTML5
6 8 (4.00%) SOAP
7 7 (3.50%) GWT
7 7 (3.50%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.00%) Ajax
8 6 (3.00%) CSS
8 6 (3.00%) Middleware
8 6 (3.00%) RESTful
8 6 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (3.00%) WSDL
8 6 (3.00%) XSD
9 5 (2.50%) Struts
9 5 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.00%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.50%) NHS
8 4 (2.00%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.50%) CESG
9 3 (1.50%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.50%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.00%) iPad
10 2 (1.00%) iPhone
10 2 (1.00%) User Experience
11 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.50%) Linux
2 11 (5.50%) AIX
3 10 (5.00%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) Solaris
5 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.50%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) Android
7 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.00%) Migration
3 35 (17.50%) TOGAF
4 27 (13.50%) CRM
5 21 (10.50%) SOA
6 15 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (7.00%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (6.50%) ERP
8 13 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (5.50%) SDLC
10 11 (5.50%) Workflow
11 10 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 10 (5.00%) Information Security
11 10 (5.00%) MVC
11 10 (5.00%) Web Development
12 9 (4.50%) DevOps
12 9 (4.50%) Project Management
13 8 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.50%) Java
2 23 (11.50%) SQL
3 13 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.00%) C
4 10 (5.00%) C++
5 6 (3.00%) C#
6 5 (2.50%) VB
7 3 (1.50%) Python
7 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.50%) XPath
8 2 (1.00%) Groovy
8 2 (1.00%) Perl
8 2 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.00%) Degree
4 7 (3.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.50%) ISACA
5 3 (1.50%) SANS
6 1 (0.50%) CEH
6 1 (0.50%) CISA
6 1 (0.50%) CISM
6 1 (0.50%) CISSP
6 1 (0.50%) CRISC
6 1 (0.50%) GIAC
6 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) HL7
2 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.50%) Xen
2 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.00%) Puppet
1 4 (2.00%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.50%) Bareos
2 3 (1.50%) yum
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.50%) Nessus
4 1 (0.50%) OpenView
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (14.50%) Oracle
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.50%) IBM
4 9 (4.50%) Citrix
5 8 (4.00%) Google
5 8 (4.00%) VMware
6 7 (3.50%) SAP
7 6 (3.00%) Adobe
7 6 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.50%) HP
9 4 (2.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.00%) Cognos
9 4 (2.00%) Sun
9 4 (2.00%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.50%) Infor
10 3 (1.50%) Siebel
10 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.00%) EMC
11 2 (1.00%) ESRI
11 2 (1.00%) Genesys
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