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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 472 518 464
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -54
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 99 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.093% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 38
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£450 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £465 £505
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £59.00 - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - -
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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
44983 44038 38289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28518 27637 22590
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1757 1844 1948
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +18 25 £525 +16.34% 3
North West +3 20 £450 -
South East -13 12 £525 +31.25% 7
East of England +13 11 £463 -19.56%
North East -8 10 £410 -6.17%
Yorkshire - 8 £444 - 3
West Midlands -6 4 £525 -0.94% 1
South West - 4 £550 -
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 56 (30.77%) Oracle
2 43 (23.63%) SOA
3 42 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 41 (22.53%) TOGAF
5 36 (19.78%) .NET
6 30 (16.48%) Java
6 30 (16.48%) Finance
7 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
8 26 (14.29%) Windows
9 24 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.64%) SharePoint
11 22 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (11.54%) Migration
13 19 (10.44%) Security Cleared
13 19 (10.44%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
14 18 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (9.89%) SQL
15 16 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (8.79%) Banking
15 16 (8.79%) SC Cleared
16 15 (8.24%) Citrix
17 14 (7.69%) J2EE
17 14 (7.69%) Oracle Database
17 14 (7.69%) Open Source
18 13 (7.14%) PaaS
18 13 (7.14%) JavaScript
18 13 (7.14%) C#
18 13 (7.14%) UML
18 13 (7.14%) Middleware

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 23 (12.64%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.49%) Tuxedo
4 9 (4.95%) CMS
5 8 (4.40%) JBoss
6 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.65%) Lync
7 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.10%) SAS
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.55%) Confluence
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.55%) Documentum
9 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Maximo
2 6 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.20%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (2.20%) Aligne
5 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.65%) Exstream
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.14%) PaaS
2 10 (5.49%) SaaS
3 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) FTP
2 4 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) PPTP
3 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.59%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.20%) MySQL
7 4 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.65%) Big Data
8 3 (1.65%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) Ant
2 1 (0.55%) JUnit
2 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.55%) Introscope
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 30 (16.48%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Banking
3 11 (6.04%) Retail
4 4 (2.20%) Legal
4 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Local Government
4 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Military
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.78%) .NET
2 14 (7.69%) J2EE
3 13 (7.14%) Middleware
4 11 (6.04%) HTML
5 10 (5.49%) Web Services
6 9 (4.95%) SOAP
7 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.40%) XML
8 7 (3.85%) OAuth
8 7 (3.85%) Apache Camel
8 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.30%) CSS
9 6 (3.30%) REST
10 5 (2.75%) HTML5
10 5 (2.75%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.75%) SAP PI
11 4 (2.20%) WCF
11 4 (2.20%) SAML
11 4 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (2.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.04%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.30%) PKI
4 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.75%) GIS
5 5 (2.75%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) User Experience
6 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.20%) Social Media
6 4 (2.20%) iPad
7 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.65%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) VME
3 5 (2.75%) UNIX
3 5 (2.75%) Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Android
4 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.63%) SOA
2 41 (22.53%) TOGAF
3 24 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 21 (11.54%) Migration
6 18 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.69%) Open Source
8 13 (7.14%) UML
8 13 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 13 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (6.59%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 12 (6.59%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (6.04%) Validation
11 10 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.95%) CRM
12 9 (4.95%) Change Management
13 8 (4.40%) Scrum
13 8 (4.40%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.48%) Java
2 18 (9.89%) SQL
3 13 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.14%) C#
4 9 (4.95%) COBOL
5 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.20%) Ruby
6 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.65%) VB
7 3 (1.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (10.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.59%) Degree
4 5 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.10%) MCPD
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) SCCM
2 5 (2.75%) SCOM
3 4 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.65%) TeamSite
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 56 (30.77%) Oracle
2 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.24%) Citrix
4 13 (7.14%) VMware
5 10 (5.49%) TIBCO
5 10 (5.49%) IBM
6 9 (4.95%) SAP
6 9 (4.95%) HP
7 6 (3.30%) Metastorm
8 5 (2.75%) Nintex
8 5 (2.75%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (2.75%) ESRI
9 4 (2.20%) Infor
9 4 (2.20%) Capita
9 4 (2.20%) Cisco
10 3 (1.65%) Sun
10 3 (1.65%) OpenText
10 3 (1.65%) Amdocs
10 3 (1.65%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.10%) Genesys
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