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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 377 399 402
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 54 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 10
Average daily rate £525 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £401 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £514 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £59.00 -
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -
Applications Architect
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
21772 21174 22092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.73% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15725 14535 15344
Average daily rate £463 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 5 £600 +2.12%
Croydon -9 4 £335 +11.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 £685 -
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 29 (34.12%) Java
2 24 (28.24%) Finance
3 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.18%) TOGAF
5 16 (18.82%) SQL
6 15 (17.65%) Migration
7 12 (14.12%) SDLC
8 11 (12.94%) Google
8 11 (12.94%) CRM
9 10 (11.76%) IBM
9 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (11.76%) Banking
9 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
10 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (10.59%) MVC
10 9 (10.59%) J2EE
10 9 (10.59%) Web Services
11 8 (9.41%) MySQL
11 8 (9.41%) Oracle
11 8 (9.41%) Linux
11 8 (9.41%) Ajax
11 8 (9.41%) Information Management
11 8 (9.41%) GWT
11 8 (9.41%) Open Source
12 7 (8.24%) Analytics
12 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
12 7 (8.24%) Change Management
12 7 (8.24%) .NET
12 7 (8.24%) SQL Server

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.41%) MySQL
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.06%) Big Data
4 6 (7.06%) DB2
5 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Impala
8 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.18%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.18%) HBase
9 1 (1.18%) SAS EBI
9 1 (1.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Ant
1 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.18%) Maven
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) J2EE
1 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 8 (9.41%) Ajax
2 8 (9.41%) GWT
3 7 (8.24%) .NET
4 6 (7.06%) Spring
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.71%) HTML
6 4 (4.71%) Spring MVC
6 4 (4.71%) XML
6 4 (4.71%) XSL
7 3 (3.53%) Grails
7 3 (3.53%) Java EE
7 3 (3.53%) Middleware
7 3 (3.53%) REST
7 3 (3.53%) RESTful
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Wicket
8 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.35%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Cryptography
3 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) CESG
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) iPhone
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) AIX
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) TOGAF
3 15 (17.65%) Migration
4 12 (14.12%) SDLC
5 11 (12.94%) CRM
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (10.59%) MVC
8 8 (9.41%) Information Management
8 8 (9.41%) Open Source
9 7 (8.24%) Analytics
9 7 (8.24%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.06%) High Availability
11 5 (5.88%) Business Analytics
11 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.88%) OO
11 5 (5.88%) Project Management
11 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.71%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) Java
2 16 (18.82%) SQL
3 7 (8.24%) C
3 7 (8.24%) C++
4 2 (2.35%) Groovy
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) VB
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) ISACA
3 3 (3.53%) SANS
4 2 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Ansible
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
1 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Google
2 10 (11.76%) IBM
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.71%) Cognos
5 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.53%) Adobe
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
7 2 (2.35%) Siebel
7 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.18%) Informatica
8 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.18%) Pega
8 1 (1.18%) Perforce
8 1 (1.18%) Progress
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) Teradata
8 1 (1.18%) VMware