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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 239 213 238
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 10 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 11
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£636 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £365 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -0.50%
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
8509 8083 9242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.89% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4734 4294 4302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 507 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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 September 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
Surrey -3 4 £675 +82.43% 2
Hampshire -15 2 £583 +24.37%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +1 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) ERP
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Military
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) Hyperion
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) J2EE
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) JMS
4 1 (4.00%) Dojo
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Worklight
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) ERP
2 4 (16.00%) SOA
2 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) RAD
5 1 (4.00%) RUP
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) MODAF
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (8.00%) ESRI
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Altiris
5 1 (4.00%) Lumension
5 1 (4.00%) Borland
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM