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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 242 213 235
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 8 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 10
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£550 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £365 £539
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £675
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 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
8765 7983 8840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 92.94% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4936 4270 4159
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 627
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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
Hampshire -20 3 £583 +22.73%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £465 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) J2EE
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Hyperion
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) J2EE
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Worklight
3 1 (4.55%) Dojo
3 1 (4.55%) Symfony
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) Laravel
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) ERP
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) RAD
5 1 (4.55%) RUP
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP5
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Lumension
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Borland