The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Architect
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £531
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 - £55.00
Applications Architect
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
212 269 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.07% 97.46% 97.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 199 109
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £25.00 £13.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 3 - -
Applications Architect
East of England

Applications Architect
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) MCPD
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCPD
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle