The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 25 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 123 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £463 £488
% change year-on-year
+16.75% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2530 2319 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.03% 94.08% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1125 1139
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Architect
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Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Edinburgh - 6 £550 -
Glasgow - 3 £475 - 1
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Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (75.00%) SOA
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) JBoss
3 13 (65.00%) JSF
3 13 (65.00%) JPA
4 12 (60.00%) Java EE
5 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) OSGi
7 9 (45.00%) RichFaces
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle
9 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) Workflow
10 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (15.00%) OO
12 2 (10.00%) SOAP
12 2 (10.00%) Introscope
12 2 (10.00%) CA
12 2 (10.00%) Middleware
12 2 (10.00%) Publishing
12 2 (10.00%) Use Case
12 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
12 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
12 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
12 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
12 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (10.00%) CA Wily
13 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) JSF
1 13 (65.00%) JPA
2 12 (60.00%) Java EE
3 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) OSGi
5 9 (45.00%) RichFaces
6 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) BPMN
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) WFM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) JBoss
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) CA