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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
UK
Rank 488 522 518
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 108 96 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 62 56
Median daily rate £520 £502 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -6.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £600 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +51 97 £525 +4.37% 17
South East +38 34 £525 +5.00% 2
London -11 26 £620 +18.09% 9
Hampshire +16 12 £575 +35.29% 1
North West +20 11 £500 +8.10% 2
Berkshire +23 10 £600 +2.12%
West Midlands +8 10 £500 -9.09%
Wales - 10 £296 -
Southampton - 10 £474 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £293 -
South Wales - 9 £293 -
East of England +1 6 £488 -7.14%
Coventry - 5 £500 -
Slough - 5 £600 -
Manchester +11 4 £494 +3.94% 2
Surrey - 4 £525 - 1
Cheshire - 4 - -
Crewe - 4 - -
South West +10 3 £580 +22.10% 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £750 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +3 3 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £580 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 - -
Lancashire +10 2 £535 -
West Yorkshire +1 2 £750 +50.00%
Leeds -1 2 £750 +50.00%
Preston -1 2 £535 -
Birmingham -3 2 £500 -9.09%
West Sussex - 2 £438 -

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 41 (21.81%) Oracle
2 37 (19.68%) Java
3 34 (18.09%) Finance
4 32 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (16.49%) .NET
6 28 (14.89%) Linux
7 27 (14.36%) SOA
8 26 (13.83%) Migration
9 25 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (12.77%) Web Services
11 22 (11.70%) SQL
11 22 (11.70%) Middleware
11 22 (11.70%) TOGAF
12 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (10.64%) SAP
13 20 (10.64%) Windows
13 20 (10.64%) AIX
14 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
15 16 (8.51%) Security Cleared
15 16 (8.51%) Degree
15 16 (8.51%) Project Management
15 16 (8.51%) UML
15 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
16 15 (7.98%) J2EE
17 14 (7.45%) QA
17 14 (7.45%) Use Case
17 14 (7.45%) HPUX
17 14 (7.45%) Solaris
18 13 (6.91%) Relational Database
19 12 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.60%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.06%) CMS
4 2 (1.06%) JBoss
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) CICS
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) Mule
5 1 (0.53%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.53%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.06%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.53%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.66%) LTE
2 3 (1.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) IPv4
2 3 (1.60%) Network Security
3 2 (1.06%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.06%) NFC
3 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) GSM
4 1 (0.53%) HSPA
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.85%) Big Data
3 10 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.72%) DB2
4 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.06%) HBase
9 2 (1.06%) MarkLogic
9 2 (1.06%) OLTP
10 1 (0.53%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Xcode
2 5 (2.66%) Android Studio
3 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.60%) JMeter
4 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.60%) Selenium
4 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (18.09%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Banking
3 9 (4.79%) Retail
4 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.66%) Publishing
6 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Front Office
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Local Government
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.49%) .NET
2 24 (12.77%) Web Services
3 22 (11.70%) Middleware
4 15 (7.98%) J2EE
5 10 (5.32%) XML
6 9 (4.79%) SOAP
7 7 (3.72%) JSON
8 6 (3.19%) Java EE
8 6 (3.19%) REST
9 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.66%) CSS
9 5 (2.66%) HTML
9 5 (2.66%) Node.js
10 4 (2.13%) JDBC
10 4 (2.13%) RESTful
11 3 (1.60%) ADO.NET
11 3 (1.60%) jQuery
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.60%) SAP Basis
11 3 (1.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.32%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.13%) NHS
6 3 (1.60%) Clustering
6 3 (1.60%) iPad
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.89%) Linux
2 20 (10.64%) AIX
2 20 (10.64%) Windows
3 14 (7.45%) HPUX
3 14 (7.45%) Solaris
4 10 (5.32%) Android
5 9 (4.79%) Unix
6 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.36%) SOA
3 26 (13.83%) Migration
4 22 (11.70%) TOGAF
5 16 (8.51%) Project Management
5 16 (8.51%) UML
6 14 (7.45%) Use Case
7 11 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.85%) DevOps
7 11 (5.85%) SDLC
7 11 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (5.32%) Security Patching
9 9 (4.79%) Application Discovery
9 9 (4.79%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.79%) Microservices
9 9 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.26%) OO
11 7 (3.72%) CRM
11 7 (3.72%) Software Distribution
12 6 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.68%) Java
2 22 (11.70%) SQL
3 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.32%) C#
5 7 (3.72%) Python
6 4 (2.13%) C
7 3 (1.60%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.06%) C++
8 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) Degree
1 16 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) CISSP
4 1 (0.53%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.53%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.13%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) Docker
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (21.81%) Oracle
2 20 (10.64%) SAP
3 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.85%) IBM
5 7 (3.72%) Apple
5 7 (3.72%) ESRI
5 7 (3.72%) VMware
6 4 (2.13%) Google
6 4 (2.13%) HP
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.06%) Adobe
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) OpenText
7 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.53%) Actuate
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
8 1 (0.53%) F5
8 1 (0.53%) Novell
8 1 (0.53%) Symantec
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