Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £607 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 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 > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 529 530
Rank change year-on-year -37 +1 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 59 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 52
London median daily rate £607 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.96% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £506 £415 £335
90th Percentile £775 £750 £686
England median daily rate £540 £563 £515
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.22% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £60.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 42,589 37,835 41,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,770 26,956 30,015
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 666 489 522
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +16.60% -4.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.40 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.99
% change year-on-year -1.07% -6.46% +14.24%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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 6 months to 20 June 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
South London -38 8 £675 +58.82%
Central London -48 5 £613 -9.26% 2
West London -35 1 £575 +49.35% 1
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 London region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (25.42%) Java
5 13 (22.03%) TDD
6 12 (20.34%) Microservices
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 10 (16.95%) Kanban
8 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.25%) Finance
9 9 (15.25%) SaaS
10 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
11 7 (11.86%) Oracle
11 7 (11.86%) XML
11 7 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (11.86%) Banking
11 7 (11.86%) PaaS
11 7 (11.86%) Software Licensing
11 7 (11.86%) DevOps
12 6 (10.17%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (10.17%) JSON
12 6 (10.17%) HTML
13 5 (8.47%) Web Services
13 5 (8.47%) Calypso
13 5 (8.47%) jQuery
13 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
13 5 (8.47%) Ruby

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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.08%) Jetty
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.69%) Mule
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (15.25%) SaaS
4 7 (11.86%) PaaS
5 3 (5.08%) IaaS
6 2 (3.39%) GitHub
7 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSH
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.69%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Power BI
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Ant
1 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.08%) FishEye
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) Gradle
1 3 (5.08%) Hudson
1 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
1 3 (5.08%) Maven
1 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
1 3 (5.08%) Poseidon for UML
1 3 (5.08%) Selenium
1 3 (5.08%) Subversion
1 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) XML
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) JSON
3 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.47%) HTML5
3 5 (8.47%) jQuery
3 5 (8.47%) REST
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) .NET
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js
4 4 (6.78%) React
4 4 (6.78%) Spring
5 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Camel
5 3 (5.08%) GWT
5 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.08%) JMS
5 3 (5.08%) Play Framework
5 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Derivative
2 3 (5.08%) Fintech
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) CentOS
2 3 (5.08%) Debian
2 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) TDD
3 12 (20.34%) Microservices
4 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Kanban
6 7 (11.86%) DevOps
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (11.86%) Software Licensing
7 6 (10.17%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.78%) Information Security
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.08%) Migration
10 3 (5.08%) Release Management
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) Ruby
4 4 (6.78%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) Perl
4 4 (6.78%) PHP
4 4 (6.78%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Clojure
5 3 (5.08%) ClojureScript
5 3 (5.08%) Groovy
5 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Scala
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.08%) VBA
6 2 (3.39%) Elixir
6 2 (3.39%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) CISA
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.69%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
1 3 (5.08%) Salt
2 2 (3.39%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Calypso
4 3 (5.08%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.08%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Sybase
5 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.39%) Splunk
5 2 (3.39%) Workday
6 1 (1.69%) Axway
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com