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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 379 393 382
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 34 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 27
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£450 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £475 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £469
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 10 £413 -27.47% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (31.67%) TOGAF
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (20.00%) Finance
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.33%) CMS
6 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (18.33%) Workflow
6 11 (18.33%) .NET
7 10 (16.67%) Oracle
7 10 (16.67%) Intranet
7 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (15.00%) Internet
8 9 (15.00%) Extranet
8 9 (15.00%) SOA
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (15.00%) Content Management
9 8 (13.33%) Banking
9 8 (13.33%) Law
9 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 8 (13.33%) SDLC
10 7 (11.67%) SaaS
10 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) Legal
11 6 (10.00%) Change Management
12 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (18.33%) CMS
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) CICS
5 1 (1.67%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) SaaS
2 5 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Intranet
2 9 (15.00%) Internet
2 9 (15.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Law
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Legal
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) J2EE
3 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.33%) JSP
4 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.67%) jBPM
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
1 3 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) TOGAF
2 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Workflow
4 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (15.00%) Content Management
5 9 (15.00%) SOA
6 8 (13.33%) SDLC
7 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) Change Management
9 5 (8.33%) Validation
9 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (8.33%) Market Research
10 4 (6.67%) TDD
10 4 (6.67%) MVC
10 4 (6.67%) CRM
11 3 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) Nintex
3 2 (3.33%) BMC
3 2 (3.33%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.67%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) Casewise
4 1 (1.67%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix