Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 146 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 13 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.16% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.17% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 13
East Midlands median daily rate £480 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £403 £558 £525
90th Percentile £735 £663 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £519
% change year-on-year - +6.02% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,591 3,030 3,165
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 95.10% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,663 1,865 1,982
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +0.70% +4.60%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £548 £552
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 164 127
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £28.00 £45.00 £41.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the East Midlands

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in the East Midlands

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in the East Midlands

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +16 7 £478 - 1
Nottinghamshire +13 2 £470 -27.69% 1
Northamptonshire -9 2 £613 +11.36%
Leicestershire - 2 £575 - 1
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (30.77%) Microservices
2 4 (30.77%) Application Discovery
2 4 (30.77%) Service Design
3 3 (23.08%) Workshop Facilitation
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) NServiceBus
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 2 (15.38%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Application Discovery
1 4 (30.77%) Microservices
1 4 (30.77%) Service Design
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
1 4 (30.77%) SOA
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (15.38%) BPR
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) IDEF
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle