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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 354 369 343
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 55 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 28
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £710 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £110.00
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +7 13 £588 -7.48% 2
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (26.97%) Java
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
3 19 (21.35%) TOGAF
3 19 (21.35%) Windows
4 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.10%) Migration
5 14 (15.73%) SQL
6 13 (14.61%) .NET
7 12 (13.48%) SOA
7 12 (13.48%) Finance
7 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (12.36%) Release Management
8 11 (12.36%) Banking
8 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.24%) SAP
9 10 (11.24%) Oracle
9 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (11.24%) DevOps
9 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.11%) UML
10 9 (10.11%) Retail
11 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.87%) EAI
11 7 (7.87%) SAP PI
11 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
12 6 (6.74%) Low Latency

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 3 (3.37%) SAS
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.12%) CICS
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.37%) SPSS
4 2 (2.25%) MS Office
5 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
1 4 (4.49%) WAN
2 3 (3.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.62%) SAP BI
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Big Data
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.37%) Spotfire
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.12%) DB2
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Maven
1 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Banking
3 9 (10.11%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Front Office
4 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) Games
7 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Electronics
8 1 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) SAP PI
3 4 (4.49%) MSMQ
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
4 3 (3.37%) HTML
5 2 (2.25%) HTML5
5 2 (2.25%) Spring
5 2 (2.25%) J2EE
5 2 (2.25%) SOAP
5 2 (2.25%) XML
6 1 (1.12%) XSLT
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.12%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) JDBC
6 1 (1.12%) JMS
6 1 (1.12%) Middleware
6 1 (1.12%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.12%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 2 (2.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Equities
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) VMS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) TOGAF
2 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) Migration
3 12 (13.48%) SOA
4 11 (12.36%) Release Management
4 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.24%) DevOps
5 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.11%) UML
7 7 (7.87%) EAI
7 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.74%) Low Latency
9 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.62%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (5.62%) Analytics
9 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.62%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.49%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) SQL
3 5 (5.62%) C#
4 4 (4.49%) VB
4 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.12%) XQuery
7 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) MCSE
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
1 2 (2.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) SAP
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Tableau
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Nintex
4 2 (2.25%) Metastorm
4 2 (2.25%) Lotus
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.12%) Vignette
5 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago