The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 513 471 507
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +36
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 74 73 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 59
Average daily rate £525 £531 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £531 £468
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect within the UK.

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 63 £531 +1.19% 23
South East -4 21 £531 +9.53%
London -42 19 £563 +5.88% 20
Berkshire +3 14 £538 +13.15%
Scotland 0 10 £500 -28.57%
Edinburgh - 10 £500 -
City of London -13 8 £563 +18.42% 10
Reading +2 7 £491 +15.47%
West Midlands -10 7 £475 -24.00%
Hampshire +5 6 £463 -7.50%
East of England -23 5 £575 +30.68% 1
North West -15 3 £450 -4.25% 1
Manchester - 3 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Surrey -10 1 £475 -5.94%
Leeds -18 1 £550 - 1
West Yorkshire -21 1 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -23 1 £550 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (24.84%) Java
1 40 (24.84%) Oracle
2 30 (18.63%) SOA
3 22 (13.66%) Middleware
4 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.80%) Windows
6 18 (11.18%) Finance
7 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
7 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
7 17 (10.56%) Migration
8 16 (9.94%) Web Services
8 16 (9.94%) Telecoms
8 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
8 16 (9.94%) Mobile App
9 15 (9.32%) .NET
10 14 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (8.07%) Retail
12 12 (7.45%) TOGAF
12 12 (7.45%) HTML
13 11 (6.83%) SAP
13 11 (6.83%) JBoss
13 11 (6.83%) Banking
14 10 (6.21%) Hibernate
14 10 (6.21%) Android
14 10 (6.21%) JPA
14 10 (6.21%) Java EE
14 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.21%) WebLogic
14 10 (6.21%) CSS
14 10 (6.21%) SQL

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.21%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.97%) Liferay
4 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.24%) CMS
6 2 (1.24%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Node.js
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.62%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.48%) Network Security
3 2 (1.24%) Wireless
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
3 2 (1.24%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.62%) AMQP
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.11%) Big Data
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.86%) MySQL
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) BODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Xcode
2 1 (0.62%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (0.62%) Ant
2 1 (0.62%) JUnit
2 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.07%) Retail
4 11 (6.83%) Banking
5 8 (4.97%) Local Government
6 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.11%) Back Office
7 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.48%) Military
9 3 (1.86%) Front Office
9 3 (1.86%) Marketing
10 2 (1.24%) Billing
10 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.66%) Middleware
2 16 (9.94%) Web Services
3 15 (9.32%) .NET
4 12 (7.45%) HTML
5 10 (6.21%) Hibernate
5 10 (6.21%) JPA
5 10 (6.21%) Java EE
5 10 (6.21%) CSS
6 9 (5.59%) XML
6 9 (5.59%) JSF
7 7 (4.35%) OSGi
7 7 (4.35%) SOAP
8 6 (3.73%) Application Packaging
8 6 (3.73%) jQuery
8 6 (3.73%) RichFaces
9 5 (3.11%) HTML5
9 5 (3.11%) WCF
10 4 (2.48%) XSD
10 4 (2.48%) XSLT
11 3 (1.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.35%) Open Source
4 5 (3.11%) GIS
5 4 (2.48%) NHS
6 3 (1.86%) Replication
7 2 (1.24%) Blog
7 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.62%) Google Search Appliance
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
8 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.62%) EPoS
8 1 (0.62%) W3C
8 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.80%) Windows
2 10 (6.21%) Android
3 9 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.73%) Linux
4 6 (3.73%) UNIX
5 5 (3.11%) VME
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.63%) SOA
2 17 (10.56%) Migration
3 12 (7.45%) TOGAF
4 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce
5 9 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.97%) ITIL
7 7 (4.35%) ERP
7 7 (4.35%) UML
7 7 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (4.35%) Data Management
7 7 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (3.73%) Data Architecture
8 6 (3.73%) CRM
9 5 (3.11%) Master Data Management
9 5 (3.11%) Workflow
9 5 (3.11%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.11%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.48%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.84%) Java
2 10 (6.21%) SQL
3 7 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.73%) Objective-C
4 6 (3.73%) COBOL
5 4 (2.48%) C#
6 3 (1.86%) C
6 3 (1.86%) VBScript
7 2 (1.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.62%) C++
8 1 (0.62%) VB
8 1 (0.62%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) Degree
4 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.24%) OCA
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.62%) MIIS
2 1 (0.62%) MOM
2 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (24.84%) Oracle
2 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.83%) SAP
3 11 (6.83%) JBoss
4 5 (3.11%) Citrix
4 5 (3.11%) IBM
4 5 (3.11%) ICL
5 4 (2.48%) Fujitsu
5 4 (2.48%) Siebel
6 3 (1.86%) ATG
7 2 (1.24%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.24%) ESRI
7 2 (1.24%) HP
7 2 (1.24%) NetApp
7 2 (1.24%) ILOG
8 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.62%) Symbian
8 1 (0.62%) Cognos
8 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.62%) Veritas
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 11 days ago