The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 141 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£575 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3033 2092 2947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.29% 92.98% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 1296 1726
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 167 238
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) DAO
3 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Ingres
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) DAO
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Unisys
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix