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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 524 515 558
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +43
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 120 108 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 68 35
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.00 -

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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +22 113 £500 +11.11% 15
London +15 36 £499 -5.00% 2
South East 0 22 £500 -4.76% 3
North West -22 13 £525 +16.66%
Berkshire -4 12 £500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 11 £488 +9.85% 2
Leeds +7 10 £490 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 10 £490 +10.42% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £453 -13.80% 5
East of England +6 9 £625 +38.88% 2
Hertfordshire +5 7 £625 +35.13%
Croydon -5 7 £335 -
West Sussex -19 7 £500 -
Warwickshire 0 6 £425 -17.47%
South West -4 6 £600 +9.09% 1
Manchester -12 6 £525 +29.95%
Scotland -19 5 £600 +28.00% 1
Cheshire -8 4 £435 -3.33%
Gatwick - 4 £500 -
Warwick - 4 £453 -
East Midlands +6 3 £450 -
Edinburgh -4 3 £600 +33.33%
Wiltshire -5 3 £600 +9.09% 1
City of London +43 2 £463 -29.65%
Birmingham +3 2 £544 +3.57% 1
Glasgow +2 2 - - 1
Lancashire -2 2 £563 +32.35%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £419 -
Bracknell - 2 - -

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 56 (26.54%) Java
2 38 (18.01%) Finance
3 37 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.54%) TOGAF
4 36 (17.06%) Migration
5 33 (15.64%) Web Services
6 32 (15.17%) Security Cleared
7 30 (14.22%) Oracle
8 29 (13.74%) CRM
8 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
9 25 (11.85%) SOA
10 24 (11.37%) SC Cleared
11 23 (10.90%) Data Centre
11 23 (10.90%) SQL
12 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
13 20 (9.48%) .NET
14 18 (8.53%) Spring
14 18 (8.53%) REST
15 16 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (7.58%) J2EE
16 15 (7.11%) XML
16 15 (7.11%) Linux
16 15 (7.11%) IBM
16 15 (7.11%) Banking
17 14 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
17 14 (6.64%) HTML
18 13 (6.16%) JavaScript
18 13 (6.16%) ERP
18 13 (6.16%) Degree

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 (5.69%) Confluence
2 10 (4.74%) CMS
2 10 (4.74%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.32%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.90%) Liferay
7 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.95%) IIS
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.47%) Jetty
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Maximo
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.32%) SaaS
3 5 (2.37%) GitHub
4 4 (1.90%) IaaS
4 4 (1.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.27%) Firewall
2 4 (1.90%) FTP
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) IPsec
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) DB2
2 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.37%) MySQL
5 4 (1.90%) Big Data
5 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.42%) DTS
6 3 (1.42%) GIS
6 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.95%) Impala
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Jenkins
1 13 (6.16%) Maven
2 12 (5.69%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.90%) Gradle
3 4 (1.90%) Hudson
4 3 (1.42%) JUnit
4 3 (1.42%) Liquibase
4 3 (1.42%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.95%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) Ant
6 1 (0.47%) AppScan
6 1 (0.47%) Log4j
6 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (18.01%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Billing
3 8 (3.79%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.64%) Web Services
2 20 (9.48%) .NET
3 18 (8.53%) REST
3 18 (8.53%) Spring
4 16 (7.58%) J2EE
5 15 (7.11%) XML
6 14 (6.64%) HTML
7 10 (4.74%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.79%) HTML5
8 8 (3.79%) SOAP
9 7 (3.32%) GWT
10 6 (2.84%) Ajax
10 6 (2.84%) CSS
10 6 (2.84%) Middleware
10 6 (2.84%) RESTful
10 6 (2.84%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.84%) WSDL
10 6 (2.84%) XSD
11 5 (2.37%) Struts
11 5 (2.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.84%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.37%) NHS
8 4 (1.90%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.42%) CESG
9 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.42%) User Experience
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) iPhone
11 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.11%) Linux
2 11 (5.21%) AIX
3 10 (4.74%) Windows
4 7 (3.32%) Solaris
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.42%) Unix
7 2 (0.95%) Android
7 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (17.54%) TOGAF
2 36 (17.06%) Migration
3 29 (13.74%) CRM
4 25 (11.85%) SOA
5 16 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (6.16%) ERP
7 13 (6.16%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (5.21%) SDLC
8 11 (5.21%) Workflow
9 10 (4.74%) Data Modelling
9 10 (4.74%) Data Protection
9 10 (4.74%) Information Security
9 10 (4.74%) MVC
9 10 (4.74%) OO
9 10 (4.74%) Web Development
10 9 (4.27%) Project Management
10 9 (4.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.54%) Java
2 23 (10.90%) SQL
3 13 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.21%) C
5 10 (4.74%) C++
6 7 (3.32%) C#
7 5 (2.37%) VB
8 3 (1.42%) Python
8 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.42%) XPath
9 2 (0.95%) Groovy
9 2 (0.95%) Perl
9 2 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (15.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.16%) Degree
4 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) ISACA
5 3 (1.42%) SANS
6 1 (0.47%) CEH
6 1 (0.47%) CISA
6 1 (0.47%) CISM
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) CRISC
6 1 (0.47%) GIAC
6 1 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) HL7
2 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.37%) Xen
2 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
1 4 (1.90%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.42%) Bareos
2 3 (1.42%) yum
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.47%) Nessus
4 1 (0.47%) OpenView
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (14.22%) Oracle
2 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.11%) IBM
4 9 (4.27%) Citrix
5 8 (3.79%) Google
5 8 (3.79%) SAP
5 8 (3.79%) VMware
6 7 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.84%) Adobe
8 5 (2.37%) HP
8 5 (2.37%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.90%) Cognos
9 4 (1.90%) Sun
9 4 (1.90%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.42%) Infor
10 3 (1.42%) Siebel
10 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.95%) EMC
11 2 (0.95%) VocaLink
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