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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 515 526 482
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 97 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 57
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£473 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £459 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £494 £475
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 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 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 35 £450 -10.00% 6
South East -9 29 £500 -25.92% 1
North West -23 11 £425 -12.82% 2
South West -2 6 £500 -13.04% 1
East Midlands - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £575 - 1
East of England +4 2 £438 -20.45% 1
West Midlands -6 2 £415 -18.62% 1
North East -26 1 £700 +27.03%
Midlands - 1 - -
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 54 (27.84%) TOGAF
2 42 (21.65%) Oracle
3 41 (21.13%) Java
4 38 (19.59%) SOA
5 36 (18.56%) .NET
6 34 (17.53%) SharePoint
7 30 (15.46%) Web Services
8 29 (14.95%) SQL Server
9 26 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.34%) Finance
13 20 (10.31%) SQL
14 18 (9.28%) C#
14 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
14 18 (9.28%) Security Cleared
15 17 (8.76%) J2EE
16 16 (8.25%) QA
17 15 (7.73%) SC Cleared
17 15 (7.73%) Relational Database
17 15 (7.73%) JavaScript
17 15 (7.73%) Project Management
18 14 (7.22%) Service Delivery
18 14 (7.22%) Workflow
18 14 (7.22%) CMS
18 14 (7.22%) Windows
18 14 (7.22%) PaaS
19 13 (6.70%) SaaS
19 13 (6.70%) REST

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.22%) CMS
3 13 (6.70%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (6.70%) JBoss
4 6 (3.09%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.06%) IIS
5 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.03%) Lync
8 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.52%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.03%) MS Excel
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 Applications
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
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%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) Intranet
1 11 (5.67%) Internet
2 10 (5.15%) Extranet
3 5 (2.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) LDAP
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) SMTP
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.58%) MySQL
7 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.55%) Maven
3 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (11.34%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Banking
3 8 (4.12%) Retail
3 8 (4.12%) Law
3 8 (4.12%) Legal
4 5 (2.58%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.06%) Local Government
5 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) French Language
6 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.56%) .NET
2 30 (15.46%) Web Services
3 17 (8.76%) J2EE
4 13 (6.70%) HTML
4 13 (6.70%) Spring
4 13 (6.70%) REST
5 11 (5.67%) SOAP
6 9 (4.64%) Apache Camel
7 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.12%) XML
8 7 (3.61%) WCF
9 6 (3.09%) WPF
9 6 (3.09%) CSS
10 5 (2.58%) Middleware
10 5 (2.58%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.58%) OAuth
10 5 (2.58%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.58%) RESTful
11 4 (2.06%) SAML
11 4 (2.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.15%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.58%) GIS
7 4 (2.06%) iPad
7 4 (2.06%) PKI
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.22%) Windows
2 10 (5.15%) UNIX
3 6 (3.09%) Linux
3 6 (3.09%) VME
4 5 (2.58%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.84%) TOGAF
2 38 (19.59%) SOA
3 26 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.73%) Project Management
7 14 (7.22%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.22%) Workflow
8 13 (6.70%) CRM
8 13 (6.70%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (6.19%) Content Management
10 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.67%) UML
10 11 (5.67%) ITIL
11 10 (5.15%) Scrum
11 10 (5.15%) Validation
11 10 (5.15%) Migration
11 10 (5.15%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (4.64%) SDLC
12 9 (4.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.13%) Java
2 20 (10.31%) SQL
3 18 (9.28%) C#
4 15 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.12%) COBOL
6 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.52%) Scala
7 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) Degree
4 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.03%) CCIE
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.61%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) SCCM
1 4 (2.06%) SCOM
2 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.52%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 42 (21.65%) Oracle
2 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.19%) Citrix
4 10 (5.15%) IBM
5 6 (3.09%) VMware
6 5 (2.58%) HP
6 5 (2.58%) ESRI
6 5 (2.58%) SAP
7 4 (2.06%) Metastorm
7 4 (2.06%) Nintex
8 3 (1.55%) Capita
9 2 (1.03%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.03%) Tableau
9 2 (1.03%) Northgate
9 2 (1.03%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.03%) OpenText
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco
9 2 (1.03%) Genesys
9 2 (1.03%) BMC
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