The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 247 241 218
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 14
Average daily rate £350 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £403 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £616 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Applications Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +6 3 £350 -41.27%
Berkshire -4 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £200 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (58.33%) Web Services
2 27 (56.25%) Java
3 21 (43.75%) Spring
4 20 (41.67%) TOGAF
5 19 (39.58%) MS Visio
5 19 (39.58%) API Integration
6 16 (33.33%) REST
7 15 (31.25%) API Development
7 15 (31.25%) API Design
8 14 (29.17%) Microservices
9 13 (27.08%) UML
10 8 (16.67%) Information Architecture
10 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.58%) Project Management
11 7 (14.58%) Web Development
11 7 (14.58%) Business Development
11 7 (14.58%) QA
11 7 (14.58%) Information Security
12 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.50%) Windows
12 6 (12.50%) SOA
12 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (12.50%) Coaching
13 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
13 5 (10.42%) Presales
13 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
14 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
14 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
14 4 (8.33%) VMware

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) FileNet
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) Web Services
2 21 (43.75%) Spring
3 16 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) TOGAF
2 19 (39.58%) API Integration
3 15 (31.25%) API Design
3 15 (31.25%) API Development
4 14 (29.17%) Microservices
5 13 (27.08%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) Information Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) Business Development
7 7 (14.58%) Information Security
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) Web Development
8 6 (12.50%) Coaching
8 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) Presales
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
11 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.17%) ETL
11 2 (4.17%) MODAF
11 2 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
1 4 (8.33%) XenServer
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Citrix
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Ektron
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore