The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 515 477 467
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 47 77 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 65
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £456 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.35% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Architect
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -18 22 £500 -5.43% 6
South East -14 14 £431 -17.85% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £553 +33.93%
North West -11 2 £488 +21.87% 2
South West -34 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (27.84%) Oracle
2 19 (19.59%) .NET
3 18 (18.56%) Java
4 17 (17.53%) TOGAF
5 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.49%) Migration
6 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
7 14 (14.43%) SAP
8 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.40%) Finance
9 12 (12.37%) Middleware
9 12 (12.37%) Windows
9 12 (12.37%) SQL
10 11 (11.34%) SOA
11 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
11 10 (10.31%) ERP
11 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
12 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
13 8 (8.25%) COBOL
13 8 (8.25%) HTML
13 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
13 8 (8.25%) Web Services
13 8 (8.25%) XML
13 8 (8.25%) Open Source
14 7 (7.22%) SaaS
14 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (7.22%) VME
14 7 (7.22%) ICL

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.09%) IIS
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.06%) Node.js
4 2 (2.06%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.03%) Documentum
5 1 (1.03%) SAS
5 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) SPSS
4 1 (1.03%) Windchill
4 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.03%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.03%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Network Security
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.03%) DMZ
4 1 (1.03%) LDAP
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.15%) SAP BI
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.09%) MySQL
6 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.09%) Big Data
7 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.03%) Subversion
1 1 (1.03%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
2 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.12%) Military
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) German Language
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) .NET
2 12 (12.37%) Middleware
3 8 (8.25%) Web Services
3 8 (8.25%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) J2EE
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.15%) SAP PI
6 4 (4.12%) Spring
7 3 (3.09%) HTML5
7 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.09%) Java EE
7 3 (3.09%) SOAP
7 3 (3.09%) XSLT
7 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.09%) REST
8 2 (2.06%) JMS
8 2 (2.06%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.06%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.25%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.03%) W3C
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) VME
3 6 (6.19%) UNIX
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) TOGAF
2 16 (16.49%) Migration
3 11 (11.34%) SOA
4 10 (10.31%) ERP
5 7 (7.22%) UML
5 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.15%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL
7 4 (4.12%) OO
7 4 (4.12%) Project Management
7 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.12%) Scrum
7 4 (4.12%) Data Architecture
8 3 (3.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.56%) Java
2 12 (12.37%) SQL
3 8 (8.25%) COBOL
4 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) C#
5 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) XQuery
7 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) XPath
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) MCSE
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CISM
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) MOM
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) SAP
3 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) ICL
5 6 (6.19%) Fujitsu
6 5 (5.15%) Hyperion
7 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.09%) VMware
8 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.06%) ESRI
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Tableau
9 1 (1.03%) Lumension
9 1 (1.03%) Civica
9 1 (1.03%) CA
9 1 (1.03%) Informatica
9 1 (1.03%) JBoss
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas
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