The median contractor rate for a Applications Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 80 70
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £531 £475
% change year-on-year -8.23% +11.84%  
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%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 507 893 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.12% 92.54% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 568 482
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in Cheshire

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in Cheshire

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheshire region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) SOA

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
1 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle