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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 503 522 479
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 84 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.093% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 48
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£450 £540 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £678 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £540 £463
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Architect
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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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
London +11 31 £450 -18.18% 7
South East -28 12 £495 +14.78% 5
North West -18 10 £425 -12.82% 1
East Midlands - 8 - -
South West +2 6 £500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £450 -
North East -15 5 £435 -21.05%
West Midlands +6 2 £415 -24.88%
East of England -7 2 £438 -
Applications Architect
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 57 (29.38%) Oracle
2 53 (27.32%) TOGAF
3 42 (21.65%) .NET
4 40 (20.62%) SOA
5 36 (18.56%) SQL Server
6 31 (15.98%) SharePoint
7 29 (14.95%) Java
8 27 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 26 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 23 (11.86%) Finance
11 22 (11.34%) SQL
12 21 (10.82%) Security Cleared
13 20 (10.31%) C#
13 20 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (9.28%) J2EE
14 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.76%) Web Services
15 17 (8.76%) JavaScript
15 17 (8.76%) Service Delivery
15 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
16 16 (8.25%) Windows
16 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
17 15 (7.73%) CRM
17 15 (7.73%) Migration
17 15 (7.73%) CMS
17 15 (7.73%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (7.73%) Technical Architecture
18 14 (7.22%) PaaS
18 14 (7.22%) Citrix

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 31 (15.98%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.73%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (7.73%) CMS
3 12 (6.19%) JBoss
4 6 (3.09%) IIS
4 6 (3.09%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) Lync
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.52%) Drupal
8 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Maximo
2 7 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.06%) Aligne
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.22%) PaaS
2 13 (6.70%) SaaS
3 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) Office 365
5 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) Intranet
2 10 (5.15%) Internet
2 10 (5.15%) Extranet
3 5 (2.58%) FTP
4 2 (1.03%) WAN
5 1 (0.52%) SMTP
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) VoIP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) VPN
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) MPLS
5 1 (0.52%) PPTP
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.22%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.09%) MySQL
7 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.52%) MS Access
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.03%) Maven
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Ant
3 1 (0.52%) JUnit
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Legal
3 8 (4.12%) Law
3 8 (4.12%) Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Retail
4 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.06%) Local Government
4 4 (2.06%) French Language
5 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.65%) .NET
2 18 (9.28%) J2EE
3 17 (8.76%) Web Services
4 13 (6.70%) HTML
5 11 (5.67%) SOAP
5 11 (5.67%) Middleware
5 11 (5.67%) XML
6 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.64%) Apache Camel
8 7 (3.61%) REST
8 7 (3.61%) CSS
8 7 (3.61%) WCF
8 7 (3.61%) OAuth
9 6 (3.09%) WPF
10 5 (2.58%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.58%) JSON
10 5 (2.58%) RESTful
10 5 (2.58%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.06%) SAML
11 4 (2.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.67%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.58%) PKI
6 5 (2.58%) GIS
7 4 (2.06%) iPad
8 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.55%) Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.25%) Windows
2 9 (4.64%) UNIX
3 7 (3.61%) VME
4 5 (2.58%) Android
4 5 (2.58%) Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.32%) TOGAF
2 40 (20.62%) SOA
3 26 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
6 17 (8.76%) Service Delivery
7 15 (7.73%) Migration
7 15 (7.73%) CRM
7 15 (7.73%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (7.22%) Workflow
9 13 (6.70%) Project Management
9 13 (6.70%) UML
9 13 (6.70%) Content Management
10 12 (6.19%) Data Modelling
10 12 (6.19%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (5.67%) ITIL
11 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.67%) Validation
12 10 (5.15%) MVC
12 10 (5.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.95%) Java
2 22 (11.34%) SQL
3 20 (10.31%) C#
4 17 (8.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.64%) COBOL
6 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) Scala
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) Degree
4 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.03%) MCPD
5 2 (1.03%) CCIE
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) SCCM
1 4 (2.06%) SCOM
2 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (29.38%) Oracle
2 27 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.22%) Citrix
4 9 (4.64%) IBM
5 6 (3.09%) VMware
6 5 (2.58%) HP
6 5 (2.58%) SAP
6 5 (2.58%) ESRI
7 4 (2.06%) Metastorm
7 4 (2.06%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.06%) Nintex
7 4 (2.06%) Capita
8 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.55%) Amdocs
8 3 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.55%) Sun
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco
9 2 (1.03%) OpenText
9 2 (1.03%) Genesys
9 2 (1.03%) BMC
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