The median contractor rate for a Applications Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Architect
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 115 133
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £600 £588 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +43.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -8.33% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1707 2301 2737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.33% 92.71% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 1191 1418
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 87
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Architect in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Architect in Berkshire

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Slough - 4 £600 -
Applications Architect
South East

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Apple
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Publishing
1 5 (45.45%) PLM
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Xcode
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Android Studio
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
1 5 (45.45%) Service Design
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) HSPA
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) GSM

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) HSPA
2 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Android Studio
1 5 (45.45%) Xcode
General
1 5 (45.45%) Publishing
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) PLM
1 5 (45.45%) Service Design
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Apple
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle