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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 513 460 473
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 69 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 72
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -0.50%
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -3 33 £510 -7.27% 3
South East -26 10 £636 +21.04% 3
North West -3 6 £463 -7.50% 3
West Midlands -10 5 £510 +23.63%
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 29 (25.00%) Java
2 26 (22.41%) Oracle
3 23 (19.83%) Migration
3 23 (19.83%) TOGAF
4 22 (18.97%) .NET
4 22 (18.97%) SOA
5 21 (18.10%) Finance
6 17 (14.66%) SAP
7 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.07%) Banking
8 14 (12.07%) Middleware
8 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
8 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (11.21%) UML
9 13 (11.21%) SQL
10 12 (10.34%) Windows
10 12 (10.34%) Retail
11 11 (9.48%) Zachman Framework
11 11 (9.48%) MVC
11 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.48%) Web Services
11 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.48%) ERP
12 10 (8.62%) UNIX
12 10 (8.62%) J2EE
12 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.31%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
5 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.72%) CICS
6 2 (1.72%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.86%) Documentum
7 1 (0.86%) SAS
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.86%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) SPSS
4 1 (0.86%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.86%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) HTTPS
1 4 (3.45%) Network Security
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) SSH
3 2 (1.72%) SAN
3 2 (1.72%) DNS
3 2 (1.72%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.86%) DMZ
4 1 (0.86%) LDAP
4 1 (0.86%) FTP
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.17%) SAP BI
6 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.59%) Ingres
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.72%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.86%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Banking
3 12 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Military
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Front Office
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 14 (12.07%) Middleware
3 11 (9.48%) Web Services
4 10 (8.62%) J2EE
5 9 (7.76%) XML
6 7 (6.03%) HTML
6 7 (6.03%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.03%) SAP PI
7 6 (5.17%) Spring
8 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.31%) XSLT
9 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.45%) CSS
9 4 (3.45%) JMS
10 3 (2.59%) Java EE
10 3 (2.59%) JDBC
10 3 (2.59%) SOAP
10 3 (2.59%) Struts
10 3 (2.59%) HTML5
10 3 (2.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.03%) Open Source
3 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) PKI
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
6 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) UNIX
3 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) VME
4 3 (2.59%) VMS
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Migration
1 23 (19.83%) TOGAF
2 22 (18.97%) SOA
3 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.21%) UML
5 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.48%) ERP
5 11 (9.48%) MVC
5 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.48%) Zachman Framework
6 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.03%) ITIL
7 7 (6.03%) Project Management
7 7 (6.03%) Data Management
7 7 (6.03%) Data Architecture
8 6 (5.17%) Data Governance
8 6 (5.17%) Master Data Management
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) Java
2 13 (11.21%) SQL
3 9 (7.76%) C#
4 8 (6.90%) COBOL
5 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.59%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) VB
8 2 (1.72%) Korn
8 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.86%) XPath
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
9 1 (0.86%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) MCSE
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) NFS
2 2 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) MOM
1 2 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
2 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Oracle
2 17 (14.66%) SAP
3 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.90%) VMware
5 7 (6.03%) ICL
6 6 (5.17%) Fujitsu
7 5 (4.31%) Hyperion
8 4 (3.45%) IBM
9 3 (2.59%) EMC
9 3 (2.59%) Citrix
9 3 (2.59%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.59%) JBoss
9 3 (2.59%) Unisys
9 3 (2.59%) Cisco
10 2 (1.72%) HP
10 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.72%) Mercator
10 2 (1.72%) ESRI
11 1 (0.86%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.86%) Informatica
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