The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 48 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% - 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£488 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 246 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.22% 89.45% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 112 226
Average daily rate £345 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £408 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -53.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Architect across the Lancashire region.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Applications Architect
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Curam
2 1 (50.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Curam