The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank - 66 82
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.74% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.80% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 870 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.45% 92.26% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 386 378
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 46
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Omniture
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) ATG
4 1 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Google Search Appliance
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (14.29%) Omniture
2 1 (14.29%) Google