The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
England / North West
Rank 123 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.25% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.27% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £510 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2499 3718 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.75% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 2214 1718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 168 188
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.30 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +27.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Architect across the North West region.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect across the North West region.

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +29 4 - -
Manchester +11 4 £500 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £535 -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Applications Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
1 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) QA
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) SOA
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) J2EE
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) AIX
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) DB2
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.00%) Microservices
6 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (20.00%) Big Data

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) NFC
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
1 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) J2EE
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) JSON
3 5 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) JDBC
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) Material Design
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) AIX
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
1 8 (32.00%) SDLC
2 7 (28.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) BPEL
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) E-business
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Google