The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £558 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 406 411
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 26 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 14
Median daily rate £558 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £315 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Architect in London

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Brentford - 2 £385 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) TOGAF
3 14 (25.00%) SDLC
4 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (21.43%) SOA
5 11 (19.64%) Web Services
5 11 (19.64%) REST
6 10 (17.86%) Hadoop
6 10 (17.86%) Microservices
6 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) Middleware
7 9 (16.07%) IBM
8 8 (14.29%) Finance
8 8 (14.29%) HTML
8 8 (14.29%) SOAP
8 8 (14.29%) Windows
8 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 8 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 8 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
8 8 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
8 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (14.29%) Open Source
8 8 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 8 (14.29%) HTML5
8 8 (14.29%) SIEM

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.50%) Apache
2 7 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 7 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.50%) JBoss
2 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) Mule
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 4 (7.14%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.57%) CMS
5 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.14%) SaaS
4 3 (5.36%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Network Security
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.50%) DataStax
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.14%) HBase
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Sqoop
4 3 (5.36%) Big Data
4 3 (5.36%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Endeca
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) Hudson
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Billing
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) REST
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) Middleware
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) HTML5
3 8 (14.29%) SOAP
4 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (10.71%) .NET
5 6 (10.71%) Ajax
5 6 (10.71%) CSS
5 6 (10.71%) JMS
5 6 (10.71%) jQuery
5 6 (10.71%) RESTful
5 6 (10.71%) Spring
5 6 (10.71%) Struts
5 6 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.93%) JAX-WS
6 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) CESG
6 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.79%) Fintech
7 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) TOGAF
2 14 (25.00%) SDLC
3 12 (21.43%) SOA
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (17.86%) Microservices
5 8 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (14.29%) Open Source
5 8 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 8 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 8 (14.29%) SIEM
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (12.50%) Data Augmentation
6 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.71%) Data Management
7 6 (10.71%) Data Mapping
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
7 6 (10.71%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) CISA
1 7 (12.50%) CISM
1 7 (12.50%) CISSP
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) FedRAMP
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 4 (7.14%) HDFS
3 3 (5.36%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Kibana
1 7 (12.50%) logstash
2 5 (8.93%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.79%) Mesos
4 1 (1.79%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) IBM
2 7 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 4 (7.14%) Informatica
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) ATG
5 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.79%) Calypso
5 1 (1.79%) Demandware
5 1 (1.79%) Green Hat
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) Omniture
5 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) webMethods
London
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Rate: £700 - £710 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago