Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £496 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 250 234
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.028% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.030% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
City of London median daily rate £496 £694 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.47% +41.58% +12.97%
10th Percentile £435 £433 £437
90th Percentile £555 £1,029 £594
Central London median daily rate £543 £500 £508
% change year-on-year +8.50% -1.48% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,733 6,763 6,401
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.69% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,344 5,344 5,095
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £660
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 79
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £11.45
90th Percentile £26.30 £29.18 £41.45
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the City of London

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in the City of London

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Applications Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Informatics
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Boomi
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) iPaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Apigee
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Apigee
1 1 (50.00%) Boomi
1 1 (50.00%) iPaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (50.00%) Informatics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO