The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 122 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £494
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Architect
UK

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
2145 3085 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.91% 95.01% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1603 1321
Median daily rate £350 £371 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +10 2 £488 +2.63%
Edinburgh -2 1 £500 -11.11%
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
3 1 (12.50%) RichFaces
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
1 1 (12.50%) Apache OpenJPA
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) JPA
1 1 (12.50%) JSF
1 1 (12.50%) RichFaces
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SAP