The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 383 392 371
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 25 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.087% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 24
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£463 £563 £529
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £431 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £688 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £444
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21039 21285 21609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.89% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14726 14659
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 384 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect across the London region.

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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Average Daily Rate
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City of London -4 5 £416 -34.70% 1
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 19 (32.20%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) TOGAF
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
4 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.95%) Finance
8 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (15.25%) Change Management
9 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
9 9 (15.25%) SOA
10 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.86%) SDLC
11 7 (11.86%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (11.86%) SaaS
12 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.17%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (10.17%) CRM
12 6 (10.17%) ITIL
12 6 (10.17%) SQL
12 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.17%) Banking
12 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
12 6 (10.17%) Validation
12 6 (10.17%) Migration
13 5 (8.47%) Workflow
13 5 (8.47%) Middleware

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) CICS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) SaaS
2 5 (8.47%) PaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Intranet
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) Extranet
3 1 (1.69%) PPTP
3 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) DataStage
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) MS Access
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.69%) Introscope
2 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) XML
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.39%) HTML5
4 2 (3.39%) JSP
4 2 (3.39%) SOAP
4 2 (3.39%) Ajax
5 1 (1.69%) jBPM
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) Java EE
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.39%) PKI
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) TOGAF
2 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.25%) SOA
4 9 (15.25%) Change Management
5 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.86%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (11.86%) SDLC
7 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.17%) Validation
7 6 (10.17%) Migration
7 6 (10.17%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 6 (10.17%) CRM
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Workflow
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.47%) Market Research
8 5 (8.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
1 2 (3.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Sun
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) Metastorm
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Nintex
4 2 (3.39%) BMC
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Siebel
5 1 (1.69%) Vignette
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) OpenText
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Lagan
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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