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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 373 376 343
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 29 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 29
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£550 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £408 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £585 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £538 £550
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - £55.00
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England

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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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 +20 12 £588 +4.44%
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (34.15%) Java
2 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
3 19 (23.17%) Windows
3 19 (23.17%) Oracle
4 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.51%) .NET
5 16 (19.51%) SQL
6 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
7 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
8 13 (15.85%) Finance
8 13 (15.85%) SOA
9 12 (14.63%) Migration
10 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (12.20%) DevOps
11 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.20%) Release Management
12 9 (10.98%) Banking
12 9 (10.98%) Retail
12 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (8.54%) UML
15 6 (7.32%) MS Visio
15 6 (7.32%) HTML
15 6 (7.32%) Linux
15 6 (7.32%) Change Management

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) SAS
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Lync
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) SPSS
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) PaaS
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) WAN
1 4 (4.88%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.22%) PPTP
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Big Data
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Maven
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.22%) Introscope
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
2 9 (10.98%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Games
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) French Language
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) HTML
2 6 (7.32%) Middleware
3 4 (4.88%) MSMQ
3 4 (4.88%) HTML5
4 3 (3.66%) Ajax
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) XML
5 2 (2.44%) JSP
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Java EE
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) Vaadin
6 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) EPoS
4 2 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.22%) RMADS
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Equities
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) CentOS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
3 13 (15.85%) SOA
4 12 (14.63%) Migration
5 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (12.20%) DevOps
6 10 (12.20%) Release Management
7 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (8.54%) UML
10 6 (7.32%) Change Management
10 6 (7.32%) Web Development
11 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.10%) CRM
12 4 (4.88%) EAI
12 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.88%) Validation
12 4 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) Java
2 16 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) VB
4 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Oracle
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Tableau
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.66%) Sun
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix
5 2 (2.44%) Lotus
5 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.22%) Lagan
6 1 (1.22%) Nintex
6 1 (1.22%) OpenText
6 1 (1.22%) Vignette
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
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