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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 462 457 458
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 95 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 40
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£550 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £598 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £548
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £110.00
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -10 41 £550 +15.78% 8
South East -6 17 £525 -2.32% 3
South West -6 11 £575 -
Yorkshire +1 9 £415 -24.54%
West Midlands +7 7 - - 5
East of England +3 6 £488 +14.70% 3
East Midlands +15 3 £450 -14.28% 1
North West -15 1 £425 -5.55% 1
North East - - - -
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (27.47%) Java
2 43 (23.63%) Windows
3 40 (21.98%) Finance
4 35 (19.23%) SOA
4 35 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 32 (17.58%) Migration
6 30 (16.48%) .NET
7 29 (15.93%) Oracle
7 29 (15.93%) Banking
7 29 (15.93%) Retail
8 28 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 28 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 27 (14.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 23 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (11.54%) VMware
11 21 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 20 (10.99%) SQL
12 20 (10.99%) SAP
13 18 (9.89%) E-Commerce
14 17 (9.34%) UML
15 15 (8.24%) C#
15 15 (8.24%) SC Cleared
15 15 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (7.69%) HTML
16 14 (7.69%) JavaScript
17 13 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (6.59%) Web Services

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.95%) CMS
4 8 (4.40%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.30%) IIS
6 5 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.20%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.65%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.65%) JBoss
8 3 (1.65%) Apache
8 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.10%) CICS
9 2 (1.10%) SAS
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) SPSS
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.65%) Exstream
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) IaaS
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Taleo
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) FTP
1 4 (2.20%) WAN
1 4 (2.20%) Firewall
2 3 (1.65%) SSH
2 3 (1.65%) DNS
2 3 (1.65%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.65%) SAN
2 3 (1.65%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.10%) VPN
3 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.75%) Big Data
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.20%) Ingres
8 3 (1.65%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.10%) DB2
9 2 (1.10%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.65%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Introscope
3 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (21.98%) Finance
2 29 (15.93%) Banking
2 29 (15.93%) Retail
3 7 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.75%) Front Office
6 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.65%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.48%) .NET
2 14 (7.69%) HTML
3 12 (6.59%) Web Services
4 8 (4.40%) HTML5
4 8 (4.40%) Middleware
5 7 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.85%) CSS
6 6 (3.30%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.75%) XML
7 5 (2.75%) SAP PI
8 4 (2.20%) Laravel
8 4 (2.20%) J2EE
8 4 (2.20%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.65%) jQuery
9 3 (1.65%) DAO
9 3 (1.65%) Spring
9 3 (1.65%) CGI
9 3 (1.65%) XSLT
9 3 (1.65%) JDBC
9 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.04%) Open Source
3 7 (3.85%) PKI
3 7 (3.85%) User Experience
3 7 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (3.30%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.75%) EPoS
6 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.20%) Social Media
6 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.20%) Replication
6 4 (2.20%) Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.65%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) iPad
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.63%) Windows
2 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.59%) Linux
4 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.75%) UNIX
6 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.20%) VMS
7 2 (1.10%) Android
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.23%) SOA
2 32 (17.58%) Migration
3 28 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 28 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.89%) E-Commerce
7 17 (9.34%) UML
8 12 (6.59%) MVC
9 11 (6.04%) Data Management
9 11 (6.04%) Zachman Framework
10 10 (5.49%) DevOps
10 10 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.49%) Release Management
11 9 (4.95%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.95%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.40%) Data Security
13 7 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.47%) Java
2 20 (10.99%) SQL
3 15 (8.24%) C#
4 14 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.95%) PHP
5 9 (4.95%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.30%) VB
6 6 (3.30%) Ruby
7 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.65%) Korn
8 3 (1.65%) Perl
8 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.10%) VBScript
9 2 (1.10%) C
9 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.55%) PHP5
10 1 (0.55%) VB6
10 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.55%) Pascal
10 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.30%) Degree
4 4 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (0.55%) CITP
7 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (1.65%) NFS
4 3 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) SCCM
2 4 (2.20%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.20%) SCOM
3 3 (1.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (15.93%) Oracle
2 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.54%) VMware
4 20 (10.99%) SAP
5 11 (6.04%) IBM
6 10 (5.49%) EMC
7 9 (4.95%) Cisco
8 8 (4.40%) TIBCO
8 8 (4.40%) HP
9 7 (3.85%) Unisys
9 7 (3.85%) Citrix
10 6 (3.30%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.75%) Metastorm
12 4 (2.20%) Nintex
12 4 (2.20%) Tableau
12 4 (2.20%) Infor
13 2 (1.10%) Vignette
13 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.10%) Siebel
13 2 (1.10%) Lotus