The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Architect
Rank 113 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.049% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.053% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Average daily rate
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- £435 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2185 1873 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.08% 91.63% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 992 949
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 148 194
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Architect in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Mercator
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CAFM
3 1 (14.29%) CITP
3 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Applications Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) EDI
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) CAFM
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Pascal
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CITP
2 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Mercator
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Netezza
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
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