The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 115 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% - 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Architect
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2565 2303 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.27% 92.68% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1102 1123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 93 106
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 - 4 £475 -
Glasgow - 1 £475 -
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JSF
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) JBoss
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (33.33%) JPA
5 4 (26.67%) RichFaces
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
6 3 (20.00%) OSGi
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) CA Wily
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (13.33%) Introscope
7 2 (13.33%) Publishing
7 2 (13.33%) CA
8 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 1 (6.67%) ATM

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (40.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Introscope
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) JSF
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) Java EE
2 5 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (26.67%) RichFaces
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 3 (20.00%) OSGi
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) E-business
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Guidewire