The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 125 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £480 £533 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £59.00 -
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -
Applications Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 2535 2227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.13% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1502 1149
Median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 164 162
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Architect across the West Midlands region.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect across the West Midlands region.

Applications Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Warwickshire +3 5 £425 -17.47%
Birmingham - 2 £544 - 2
Solihull - 2 £625 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Billing
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) Struts
3 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) DTS
3 3 (17.65%) EDI
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) EAI
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) Liferay
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) DTS
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 4 (23.53%) Billing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) EDI
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) Struts
2 3 (17.65%) Velocity
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) EAI
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) AOP
4 2 (11.76%) BPR
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MBA
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe
1 2 (11.76%) EMC
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk