The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 62 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 13 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
918 785 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.18% 90.13% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 397 430
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.42 £19.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Applications Architect
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (80.00%) Web Services
1 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
1 12 (80.00%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) Business Development
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) OpenText
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.67%) SaaS

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 9 (60.00%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) OpenText
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle