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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 542 536 578
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +42
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 96 107 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 34
Median daily rate £490 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £397 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 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 1 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 0 91 £489 +8.61% 15
London -8 28 £431 -9.21% 7
South East +16 19 £500 -4.30% 3
Berkshire +4 9 £500 +19.76%
East of England +9 8 £513 +7.89% 1
Yorkshire +1 8 £480 +6.66%
West Yorkshire +6 7 £490 +22.50%
Leeds +1 7 £490 -
West Midlands -17 7 £373 -28.36%
South West +4 6 £600 +11.62%
Warwickshire -1 6 £373 -27.66%
North West -13 6 £525 +22.44% 2
Hertfordshire +16 5 £513 +7.89% 1
East Midlands -3 5 £500 -
Scotland -26 5 £500 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £438 -
Glasgow -3 4 £488 -
West Sussex -6 4 £500 -
Warwick - 4 £425 -
Wiltshire -2 3 £600 +4.34%
Manchester -5 3 £525 +29.95% 2
Gatwick - 3 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £475 -
Croydon - 3 £285 -
City of London +28 2 £419 +0.60% 2
Tyne and Wear -62 2 £359 -14.58%
North East -65 2 £359 -12.50%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 -

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (22.33%) Java
2 37 (17.96%) Migration
2 37 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (17.48%) TOGAF
4 34 (16.50%) Finance
5 33 (16.02%) Oracle
6 32 (15.53%) Security Cleared
7 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
8 25 (12.14%) CRM
8 25 (12.14%) Web Services
9 24 (11.65%) SQL
9 24 (11.65%) SC Cleared
10 19 (9.22%) SOA
10 19 (9.22%) Data Centre
11 18 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (8.25%) Spring
12 17 (8.25%) .NET
12 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
12 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.77%) Linux
13 16 (7.77%) IBM
13 16 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (7.28%) J2EE
15 14 (6.80%) REST
15 14 (6.80%) Banking
16 13 (6.31%) Zachman Framework
16 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (5.83%) Confluence
17 12 (5.83%) Maven
17 12 (5.83%) JIRA

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 (5.83%) Confluence
2 10 (4.85%) CMS
2 10 (4.85%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.94%) Liferay
5 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.91%) SaaS
3 4 (1.94%) GitHub
4 3 (1.46%) IaaS
4 3 (1.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.49%) FTP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.40%) DB2
3 4 (1.94%) Big Data
3 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.46%) MySQL
4 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (0.97%) Impala
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
6 1 (0.49%) HBase
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) JIRA
1 12 (5.83%) Maven
2 11 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.94%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.94%) Gradle
3 4 (1.94%) Hudson
4 3 (1.46%) JUnit
4 3 (1.46%) Liquibase
4 3 (1.46%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.49%) AppScan
5 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (16.50%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Banking
3 6 (2.91%) Billing
3 6 (2.91%) Retail
4 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.14%) Web Services
2 17 (8.25%) .NET
2 17 (8.25%) Spring
3 15 (7.28%) J2EE
4 14 (6.80%) REST
5 12 (5.83%) XML
6 10 (4.85%) HTML
7 6 (2.91%) GWT
7 6 (2.91%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.91%) Middleware
7 6 (2.91%) RESTful
7 6 (2.91%) SOAP
7 6 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (2.91%) WSDL
7 6 (2.91%) XSD
8 5 (2.43%) CSS
8 5 (2.43%) Struts
8 5 (2.43%) XSL
9 4 (1.94%) jQuery
9 4 (1.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.91%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.43%) NHS
7 4 (1.94%) User Experience
7 4 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.97%) CESG
9 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.97%) iPad
9 2 (0.97%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.77%) Linux
2 12 (5.83%) Windows
3 7 (3.40%) AIX
4 6 (2.91%) Solaris
5 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.46%) Android
7 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.46%) SUSE
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.97%) Unix
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (17.96%) Migration
2 36 (17.48%) TOGAF
3 25 (12.14%) CRM
4 19 (9.22%) SOA
5 18 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (6.31%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (5.34%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.34%) Data Protection
10 10 (4.85%) ERP
10 10 (4.85%) Web Development
11 9 (4.37%) Information Security
11 9 (4.37%) ITIL
11 9 (4.37%) SDLC
11 9 (4.37%) Workflow
12 8 (3.88%) DevOps
12 8 (3.88%) Microservices
12 8 (3.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.33%) Java
2 24 (11.65%) SQL
3 11 (5.34%) C
4 10 (4.85%) C++
4 10 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.88%) C#
6 3 (1.46%) Python
6 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.97%) Groovy
7 2 (0.97%) Perl
7 2 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) COBOL
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.85%) Degree
4 7 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) ISACA
5 2 (0.97%) SANS
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CEH
6 1 (0.49%) CISA
6 1 (0.49%) CISM
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) CRISC
6 1 (0.49%) GIAC
6 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) HL7
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.94%) Xen
3 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.97%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (1.94%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.46%) Bareos
2 3 (1.46%) Puppet
2 3 (1.46%) yum
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.97%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) Nessus
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (16.02%) Oracle
2 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.77%) IBM
4 8 (3.88%) Citrix
4 8 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.40%) Adobe
5 7 (3.40%) Google
5 7 (3.40%) SAP
6 6 (2.91%) VMware
7 4 (1.94%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.94%) Cognos
7 4 (1.94%) HP
7 4 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.46%) Infor
8 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.46%) Sun
9 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.97%) Siebel
9 2 (0.97%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.49%) Nimsoft
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