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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 369 397 354
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 31 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.077% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 20
Average daily rate
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£550 £514 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £470 £531
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - £55.00
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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
20761 21642 20058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 92.73% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14259 15170 13543
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 £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 377 387 418
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +12 7 £620 +20.68% 4
Croydon - 2 £300 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (35.29%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) Oracle
3 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.06%) TOGAF
5 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (22.06%) .NET
5 15 (22.06%) Finance
6 14 (20.59%) Windows
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
7 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (17.65%) SOA
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.24%) Banking
10 9 (13.24%) Change Management
11 8 (11.76%) Retail
11 8 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 7 (10.29%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (8.82%) Open Source
13 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.82%) Validation
13 6 (8.82%) Middleware
13 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
13 6 (8.82%) HTML
13 6 (8.82%) Linux
14 5 (7.35%) ITIL

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (4.41%) IIS
1 3 (4.41%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) Lync
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) CICS
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) SPSS
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
1 5 (7.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) PPTP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.47%) Introscope
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
1 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) Middleware
2 6 (8.82%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 3 (4.41%) Ajax
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 3 (4.41%) XML
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.94%) JSP
5 2 (2.94%) SOAP
5 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) Java EE
5 2 (2.94%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Vaadin
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.47%) jBPM
6 1 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.82%) Open Source
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) EPoS
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) TOGAF
2 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (17.65%) SOA
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.24%) Change Management
6 8 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (10.29%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.82%) Validation
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) Market Research
9 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Web Development
9 5 (7.35%) Release Management
9 5 (7.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Java
2 13 (19.12%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) VB
4 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) VB6
5 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Tableau
4 3 (4.41%) Metastorm
4 3 (4.41%) Sun
4 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) Nintex
6 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.47%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) OpenText
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Lagan
6 1 (1.47%) Siebel
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Vignette