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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 565 555 576
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 96 94 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 34
Median daily rate £500 £450 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £540
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 92 £500 +11.11% 15
London +6 38 £550 +21.54% 9
South East +19 19 £500 +0.50% 2
Berkshire +12 14 £500 +5.26%
East Midlands +7 12 £550 - 1
South West -3 8 £600 +20.00% 1
Northampton +4 7 £550 - 1
Northamptonshire 0 7 £550 - 1
East of England +19 4 £475 +8.57%
Leeds +6 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire +2 4 £450 -
Glasgow -1 4 £488 -
Scotland -2 4 £488 -3.70%
Yorkshire -2 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 -
Wiltshire +1 3 £600 +4.34%
North West -9 3 £460 +9.19%
West Midlands -24 3 £425 +2.40% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Warwick - 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
City of London +40 2 £531 +27.62% 3
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Manchester -6 2 £468 +11.97%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 -
Croydon - 2 £310 -
Bristol +4 1 - -
Reading +3 1 £440 -12.00%
Maidenhead +2 1 £470 +4.44%

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (23.08%) Java
2 43 (18.38%) Oracle
3 40 (17.09%) Migration
4 37 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (14.96%) Finance
6 33 (14.10%) Microsoft
6 33 (14.10%) TOGAF
6 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
7 29 (12.39%) CRM
8 28 (11.97%) .NET
9 27 (11.54%) SQL
10 26 (11.11%) SOA
10 26 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 25 (10.68%) Web Services
12 22 (9.40%) XML
12 22 (9.40%) Spring
13 21 (8.97%) IBM
14 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (8.55%) HTML
15 18 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (7.26%) SQL Server
16 17 (7.26%) C++
16 17 (7.26%) Linux
16 17 (7.26%) Data Centre
17 16 (6.84%) J2EE
18 15 (6.41%) C#
18 15 (6.41%) CSS
18 15 (6.41%) Data Protection
19 14 (5.98%) REST
19 14 (5.98%) JavaScript

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 (5.13%) Confluence
2 11 (4.70%) CMS
3 6 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.71%) Liferay
5 4 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.56%) SaaS
3 4 (1.71%) GitHub
4 3 (1.28%) IaaS
4 3 (1.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) Firewall
1 6 (2.56%) LAN
1 6 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.43%) FTP
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.99%) DB2
4 6 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.71%) Big Data
7 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.28%) MySQL
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.85%) Impala
9 1 (0.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.43%) HBase
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (5.13%) JIRA
1 12 (5.13%) Maven
2 11 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.71%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.71%) Gradle
4 4 (1.71%) Hudson
5 3 (1.28%) JUnit
5 3 (1.28%) Liquibase
5 3 (1.28%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) AppScan
7 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (14.96%) Finance
2 13 (5.56%) Banking
3 7 (2.99%) Retail
4 6 (2.56%) Billing
5 5 (2.14%) Legal
5 5 (2.14%) Publishing
6 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.97%) .NET
2 25 (10.68%) Web Services
3 22 (9.40%) Spring
3 22 (9.40%) XML
4 20 (8.55%) HTML
5 16 (6.84%) J2EE
6 15 (6.41%) CSS
7 14 (5.98%) REST
8 10 (4.27%) HTML5
9 7 (2.99%) JSON
9 7 (2.99%) Middleware
9 7 (2.99%) RESTful
9 7 (2.99%) SOAP
10 6 (2.56%) GWT
10 6 (2.56%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.56%) WSDL
10 6 (2.56%) XSD
10 6 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.14%) NHS
5 5 (2.14%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.71%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.71%) User Experience
6 4 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.28%) iPad
7 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.85%) CESG
8 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.85%) iPhone
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.26%) Linux
2 12 (5.13%) Windows
3 7 (2.99%) AIX
3 7 (2.99%) Solaris
4 5 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.71%) Android
5 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.28%) SUSE
6 3 (1.28%) Unix
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.09%) Migration
2 37 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.10%) TOGAF
4 29 (12.39%) CRM
5 26 (11.11%) SOA
6 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (6.41%) Data Protection
9 14 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (5.56%) ERP
10 13 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (5.13%) Change Management
12 11 (4.70%) High Availability
12 11 (4.70%) Information Security
13 10 (4.27%) Business Continuity
13 10 (4.27%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.27%) DevOps
13 10 (4.27%) Workflow
14 9 (3.85%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.08%) Java
2 27 (11.54%) SQL
3 17 (7.26%) C++
4 15 (6.41%) C#
5 14 (5.98%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.13%) C
7 7 (2.99%) PHP
8 3 (1.28%) Python
8 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.85%) Groovy
9 2 (0.85%) Perl
9 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.85%) Degree
4 7 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) CISA
5 2 (0.85%) CISM
5 2 (0.85%) CISSP
5 2 (0.85%) ISACA
5 2 (0.85%) SANS
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) CEH
6 1 (0.43%) CRISC
6 1 (0.43%) GIAC
6 1 (0.43%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) HL7
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) GxP
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.71%) Xen
3 2 (0.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.28%) Bareos
2 3 (1.28%) Puppet
2 3 (1.28%) SCCM
2 3 (1.28%) yum
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.43%) Nessus
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (18.38%) Oracle
2 33 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.97%) IBM
4 9 (3.85%) Citrix
5 8 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.99%) Adobe
6 7 (2.99%) Google
6 7 (2.99%) SAP
7 6 (2.56%) VMware
8 5 (2.14%) Informatica
9 4 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.71%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.28%) Sun
11 2 (0.85%) Cognos
11 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.85%) Siebel
11 2 (0.85%) VocaLink
12 1 (0.43%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.43%) Nimsoft
12 1 (0.43%) Pega
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