The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 548 547 570
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 102 108 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 43
Median daily rate £550 £474 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £488
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 95 £550 +20.87% 17
London 0 47 £575 +27.77% 4
South East -2 16 £488 -2.50% 4
East Midlands +4 13 £550 -
Berkshire +9 11 £500 -
Northampton +10 9 £550 -
Northamptonshire +7 9 £550 -
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £460 +8.23% 1
East of England +17 5 £475 +11.76%
Milton Keynes +17 5 £460 +8.23% 1
Scotland +8 5 £500 -4.76%
City of London +33 4 £465 +12.72% 2
Glasgow +7 4 £488 +2.63%
North West +3 4 £460 +8.23%
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 -
South West +7 3 £600 +11.62%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £450 -35.78%
Yorkshire +2 3 £450 -21.82%
Manchester -5 2 £468 +11.97%
West Midlands -32 2 £425 +2.40% 7
Warwickshire - 2 £425 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £588 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 -
Watford - 2 - -
Lancashire +13 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 £450 -35.78%
Reading +3 1 £440 -12.00%
Edinburgh +1 1 £500 -11.11%

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Applications Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 49 (22.27%) Java
2 42 (19.09%) Oracle
3 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 34 (15.45%) Migration
5 33 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 32 (14.55%) Security Cleared
6 32 (14.55%) Finance
7 31 (14.09%) .NET
7 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (13.64%) SOA
9 27 (12.27%) SC Cleared
10 26 (11.82%) CRM
11 24 (10.91%) XML
12 23 (10.45%) SQL
13 22 (10.00%) Web Services
14 20 (9.09%) Spring
15 19 (8.64%) HTML
16 17 (7.73%) C#
16 17 (7.73%) ERP
16 17 (7.73%) IBM
17 16 (7.27%) Data Centre
17 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
18 14 (6.36%) CSS
18 14 (6.36%) Zachman Framework
18 14 (6.36%) Enterprise Architecture
18 14 (6.36%) JIRA
18 14 (6.36%) Data Protection
19 13 (5.91%) C++
19 13 (5.91%) Process Improvement

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.45%) Confluence
2 11 (5.00%) CMS
3 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.82%) Drupal
5 4 (1.82%) Liferay
5 4 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.91%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Maximo
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.18%) SaaS
3 4 (1.82%) GitHub
4 3 (1.36%) IaaS
4 3 (1.36%) PaaS
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) LAN
1 8 (3.64%) WAN
2 3 (1.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) FTP
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.09%) Data Mining
3 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.82%) Big Data
6 3 (1.36%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.91%) DB2
7 2 (0.91%) HBase
7 2 (0.91%) Impala
7 2 (0.91%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.36%) JIRA
2 12 (5.45%) Maven
3 11 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.82%) Gradle
5 4 (1.82%) Hudson
6 3 (1.36%) JUnit
6 3 (1.36%) Liquibase
6 3 (1.36%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.91%) Subversion
8 1 (0.45%) AppScan
8 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (14.55%) Finance
2 9 (4.09%) Banking
3 7 (3.18%) Retail
4 6 (2.73%) Legal
5 5 (2.27%) Billing
5 5 (2.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.09%) .NET
2 24 (10.91%) XML
3 22 (10.00%) Web Services
4 20 (9.09%) Spring
5 19 (8.64%) HTML
6 14 (6.36%) CSS
7 13 (5.91%) REST
8 10 (4.55%) HTML5
9 8 (3.64%) J2EE
9 8 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (3.64%) SOAP
9 8 (3.64%) XSLT
10 7 (3.18%) JSON
10 7 (3.18%) Middleware
10 7 (3.18%) RESTful
11 6 (2.73%) WSDL
11 6 (2.73%) XSD
12 5 (2.27%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.27%) Java EE
12 5 (2.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.27%) NHS
5 5 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.82%) iPad
7 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.36%) PKI
7 3 (1.36%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.36%) User Experience
8 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.91%) iPhone
9 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.00%) Windows
2 10 (4.55%) Linux
3 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.27%) Android
4 5 (2.27%) Solaris
4 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.36%) AIX
6 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.36%) SUSE
6 3 (1.36%) Unix
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.45%) Migration
2 33 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.64%) SOA
5 26 (11.82%) CRM
6 17 (7.73%) ERP
7 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.36%) Data Protection
8 14 (6.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (6.36%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (5.91%) DevOps
9 13 (5.91%) High Availability
9 13 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.91%) Process Improvement
9 13 (5.91%) Software Architecture
10 12 (5.45%) Business Continuity
10 12 (5.45%) Change Management
11 10 (4.55%) Information Security
11 10 (4.55%) Network Design
11 10 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.27%) Java
2 23 (10.45%) SQL
3 17 (7.73%) C#
4 13 (5.91%) C++
5 11 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.09%) PHP
7 6 (2.73%) C
8 4 (1.82%) Python
9 2 (0.91%) Perl
9 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.45%) COBOL
10 1 (0.45%) Groovy
10 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) Degree
4 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) CISA
5 2 (0.91%) CISM
5 2 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.45%) CEH
6 1 (0.45%) CRISC
6 1 (0.45%) GIAC
6 1 (0.45%) MBA
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) HL7
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) GxP
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO27005
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.82%) Xen
4 2 (0.91%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (1.82%) SCCM
2 3 (1.36%) Bareos
2 3 (1.36%) Puppet
2 3 (1.36%) yum
3 2 (0.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (19.09%) Oracle
2 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.73%) IBM
4 9 (4.09%) Citrix
5 8 (3.64%) SAP
6 7 (3.18%) Adobe
6 7 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.18%) VMware
7 5 (2.27%) Informatica
8 4 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.82%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.36%) Sun
10 2 (0.91%) Google
10 2 (0.91%) HP
10 2 (0.91%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.91%) Nintex
10 2 (0.91%) OpenText
10 2 (0.91%) Symantec
10 2 (0.91%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.45%) Veracode
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