The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 389 379 376
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 22 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 24
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £690 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £463 £488
% change year-on-year
+16.75% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Architect
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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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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
City of London +9 6 £638 +6.25% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) TOGAF
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 5 (12.50%) SAP BI
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) SAP PI
5 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.50%) HTML
7 3 (7.50%) UML
7 3 (7.50%) CSS

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) SPSS
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DMZ
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SAP BI
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Xcode
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Back Office
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) SAP PI
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) XSLT
6 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.50%) JMS
6 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.50%) CherryPy
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) WF
6 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.50%) ERP
4 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) UML
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) XQuery
4 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) MCSE
1 1 (2.50%) CISSP
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) CISM
1 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.50%) ATG
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica