Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 703 683
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 153 168 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 118 136
England median daily rate £545 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £420 £402 £400
90th Percentile £750 £641 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Architect in England

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London -7 79 £558 -3.04% 3
North of England +36 20 £500 +21.95% 3
South East -3 20 £538 +7.50% 2
Midlands +11 16 £550 - 3
South West +1 16 £540 -1.82%
North West +19 14 £513 -6.82% 1
West Midlands +28 13 £500 +9.59% 1
Yorkshire +23 4 £500 +11.23% 1
East Midlands -14 3 £600 +9.09% 2
North East +52 2 - - 1
East of England -10 2 £475 -
Applications Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.61%) Security Cleared
3 28 (18.30%) Finance
3 28 (18.30%) Java
4 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (15.03%) SOA
6 22 (14.38%) SC Cleared
7 21 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
8 20 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (12.42%) Migration
10 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.76%) Microservices
11 17 (11.11%) REST
11 17 (11.11%) Oracle
12 16 (10.46%) CRM
12 16 (10.46%) DevOps
13 15 (9.80%) Data Modelling
13 15 (9.80%) Web Services
13 15 (9.80%) Middleware
13 15 (9.80%) TOGAF
14 14 (9.15%) PaaS
14 14 (9.15%) Project Management
14 14 (9.15%) Scrum
14 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (7.84%) Degree
16 12 (7.84%) QA
17 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
17 11 (7.19%) ERP

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (3.92%) Confluence
2 5 (3.27%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.61%) JBoss
3 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.31%) Apache
5 2 (1.31%) Mule
5 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.96%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.65%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (9.15%) PaaS
4 8 (5.23%) IaaS
5 3 (1.96%) Boomi
5 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.96%) GitHub
6 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.65%) npm
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) LTE
2 3 (1.96%) GSM
2 3 (1.96%) HSPA
2 3 (1.96%) LAN
2 3 (1.96%) Tactical Data Link
2 3 (1.96%) VoLTE
2 3 (1.96%) VoWiFi
2 3 (1.96%) WAN
2 3 (1.96%) WCDMA
3 2 (1.31%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.65%) 3G
4 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) NFC
4 1 (0.65%) Skype
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.96%) DataStax
3 3 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.65%) HBase
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) JIRA
2 5 (3.27%) Android Studio
2 5 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.27%) Xcode
3 4 (2.61%) Maven
4 3 (1.96%) Hudson
5 2 (1.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Gradle
6 1 (0.65%) Grunt
6 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.65%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Banking
3 7 (4.58%) Publishing
4 5 (3.27%) Back Office
4 5 (3.27%) Billing
4 5 (3.27%) Front Office
4 5 (3.27%) Marketing
4 5 (3.27%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Law
5 4 (2.61%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.96%) Military
7 2 (1.31%) Local Government
7 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) REST
2 15 (9.80%) Middleware
2 15 (9.80%) Web Services
3 10 (6.54%) HTML
4 9 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.88%) SOAP
5 8 (5.23%) HTML5
5 8 (5.23%) XML
6 6 (3.92%) .NET
6 6 (3.92%) Spring
7 5 (3.27%) Kafka
7 5 (3.27%) RESTful
8 4 (2.61%) CSS
8 4 (2.61%) JSON
8 4 (2.61%) Node.js
9 3 (1.96%) Ajax
9 3 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.96%) J2EE
9 3 (1.96%) Java EE
9 3 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.61%) FMCG
5 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.96%) CESG
7 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.65%) EPoS
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Android
1 7 (4.58%) Unix
2 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.31%) AIX
3 2 (1.31%) Windows
3 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.03%) SOA
3 21 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (12.42%) Migration
5 18 (11.76%) Microservices
5 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.46%) CRM
6 16 (10.46%) DevOps
7 15 (9.80%) Data Modelling
7 15 (9.80%) TOGAF
8 14 (9.15%) Project Management
8 14 (9.15%) Scrum
9 11 (7.19%) ERP
10 10 (6.54%) Service Design
10 10 (6.54%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.88%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.23%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.30%) Java
2 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.58%) SQL
4 5 (3.27%) C
4 5 (3.27%) C#
4 5 (3.27%) C++
5 3 (1.96%) Apple Swift
5 3 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.31%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) ABAP
7 1 (0.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.84%) Degree
4 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.61%) CISA
5 4 (2.61%) CISM
5 4 (2.61%) CISSP
6 3 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.65%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.65%) CISMP
7 1 (0.65%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.96%) FedRAMP
3 3 (1.96%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Docker
2 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.96%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.65%) HDFS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Kibana
1 3 (1.96%) logstash
2 2 (1.31%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.31%) AppDNA
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) Oracle
3 9 (5.88%) Citrix
3 9 (5.88%) SAP
4 7 (4.58%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.92%) Apple
6 5 (3.27%) Cognos
6 5 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.61%) Calypso
7 4 (2.61%) VMware
8 3 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.96%) IBM
8 3 (1.96%) Informatica
9 2 (1.31%) Adobe
9 2 (1.31%) Altiris
9 2 (1.31%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.31%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.65%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.65%) Google
10 1 (0.65%) Pegasus