Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £633 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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 > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 562 556
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 42 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 52
London median daily rate £633 £558 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.45% -3.04% +12.20%
10th Percentile £476 £418 £413
90th Percentile £800 £775 £680
England median daily rate £550 £545 £525
% change year-on-year +0.92% +3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 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 44,011 44,693 42,717
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.94% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,777 32,359 30,376
London median daily rate £500 £495 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 556 558
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +3.71% +4.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.79 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

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 21 November 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 21 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
Central London -23 3 £543 +8.50% 3
South London - 1 £505 - 1
Applications Architect
England

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

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

1 20 (47.62%) Finance
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) CA
4 13 (30.95%) SAML
4 13 (30.95%) CA Single Sign-On
4 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) LDAP
4 13 (30.95%) Kerberos
4 13 (30.95%) PKI
4 13 (30.95%) HP Fortify
4 13 (30.95%) Source Code Analysis
5 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 12 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 10 (23.81%) Rendezvous
6 10 (23.81%) BMC
6 10 (23.81%) COM+
6 10 (23.81%) DCOM
6 10 (23.81%) WCF
6 10 (23.81%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (21.43%) Security Architecture
8 8 (19.05%) REST
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.67%) Middleware
10 6 (14.29%) Migration

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 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.76%) Confluence
1 2 (4.76%) Jetty
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) PaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Boomi
3 2 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) iPaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Apigee
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) JUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
1 13 (30.95%) LDAP
1 13 (30.95%) SAML
2 10 (23.81%) COM+
2 10 (23.81%) DCOM
2 10 (23.81%) Rendezvous
2 10 (23.81%) WCF
3 8 (19.05%) REST
4 7 (16.67%) Middleware
5 6 (14.29%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) HTML5
6 5 (11.90%) Spring
7 4 (9.52%) JSP
8 3 (7.14%) Ajax
8 3 (7.14%) Apache Camel
8 3 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) PKI
2 4 (9.52%) Online Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.38%) DataPower
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Source Code Analysis
2 12 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) DevOps
9 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.76%) Informatics
10 2 (4.76%) Kanban
10 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CISA
2 3 (7.14%) CISM
2 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CGEIT
3 2 (4.76%) CREST Certified
3 2 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) CA Single Sign-On
1 13 (30.95%) HP Fortify
2 10 (23.81%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.76%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) CA
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 10 (23.81%) BMC
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) MuleSoft
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Google
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) IBM