The median contractor rate for a Applications Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 393 377
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 30 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 23
Median daily rate £650 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £675 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -6.09% +7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

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 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
City of London -5 3 £625 -1.96% 2
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 23 (44.23%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) SDLC
4 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
4 9 (17.31%) IBM
5 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Windows
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
6 7 (13.46%) SAP
7 6 (11.54%) Apache
7 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.54%) SABSA
7 6 (11.54%) DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.62%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) High Availability
8 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) SCCM
8 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
8 5 (9.62%) Python
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle
8 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.62%) Middleware

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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.69%) JBoss
3 4 (7.69%) Mule
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.92%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.85%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.92%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) DataStax
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) HBase
3 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.85%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Endeca
4 1 (1.92%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Hudson
1 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) J2EE
4 4 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (5.77%) Ajax
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) JAX-WS
5 3 (5.77%) JMS
5 3 (5.77%) JSP
5 3 (5.77%) Node.js
5 3 (5.77%) Servlets
5 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.77%) Struts
5 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) SDLC
2 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
3 6 (11.54%) DevOps
3 6 (11.54%) SABSA
3 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
4 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (9.62%) High Availability
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Microservices
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) Change Control
6 3 (5.77%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
6 3 (5.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) CISA
2 3 (5.77%) CISM
2 3 (5.77%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) FedRAMP
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Kibana
2 3 (5.77%) logstash
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.92%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) IBM
3 7 (13.46%) SAP
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.77%) hybris
5 3 (5.77%) Informatica
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Actuate
7 1 (1.92%) ATG
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Axway
7 1 (1.92%) Demandware
7 1 (1.92%) Omniture
7 1 (1.92%) OpenText
7 1 (1.92%) VMware