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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 378 383 361
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 25 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.053% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.057% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 20
Average daily rate
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£513 £453 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £410 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £610 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £505
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - £55.00
Applications Architect
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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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
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 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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 +9 5 £590 +30.38%
Croydon - 1 - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (35.00%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) Oracle
3 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (23.33%) .NET
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.33%) Finance
6 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
7 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (18.33%) SQL
8 11 (18.33%) Windows
9 10 (16.67%) SOA
10 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.00%) Change Management
11 8 (13.33%) Banking
11 8 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (11.67%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 6 (10.00%) Retail
13 6 (10.00%) Validation
13 6 (10.00%) Migration
13 6 (10.00%) Middleware
13 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.33%) ITIL
14 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) CICS
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Lync
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) SPSS
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
1 5 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) PPTP
2 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.33%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) MS Access
7 1 (1.67%) DB2
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.67%) DataStage
7 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.67%) Introscope
1 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) Middleware
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) HTML5
5 3 (5.00%) SAP PI
5 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.33%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.33%) J2EE
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) JSP
6 2 (3.33%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) XSL
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) Drools
7 1 (1.67%) OAuth
7 1 (1.67%) jBPM
7 1 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
3 10 (16.67%) SOA
4 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.00%) Change Management
5 8 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (11.67%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Validation
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) Market Research
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) VB
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) VB6
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
1 3 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Tableau
3 4 (6.67%) Metastorm
4 3 (5.00%) Sun
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Nintex
5 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.33%) BMC
5 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Siebel
6 1 (1.67%) Vignette
6 1 (1.67%) Perforce
6 1 (1.67%) OpenText
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) Lagan