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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 242 226 215
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
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£455 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £497
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £538 £550
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - £55.00
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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 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
9098 8359 7231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.35% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4503 3505
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 480 579
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.78 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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
Berkshire -13 9 £410 -23.72% 2
Hampshire -18 2 £525 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) PKI
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.00%) Social Media
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) CMS
5 3 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.67%) OpenText
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.33%) FLEXCUBE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Symfony
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) Laravel
4 1 (3.33%) XSL
4 1 (3.33%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.33%) WSDL
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Social Media
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (10.00%) SOA
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) OWASP
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) ArchiMate
4 1 (3.33%) EAI
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) PHP5
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCIE
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) OpenText
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Genesys
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Siebel
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee