Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 548 543
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 70 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 44
London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £473 £413 £413
90th Percentile £775 £690 £646
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 44,046 39,950 41,331
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.97% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,026 28,477 29,128
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £641 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 563 633
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -14 9 £500 -0.99% 4
North London - 1 - -
Applications Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 20 (28.57%) Java
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.43%) Middleware
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.14%) DevOps
5 11 (15.71%) Microservices
5 11 (15.71%) Oracle
5 11 (15.71%) Finance
6 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (12.86%) .NET
6 9 (12.86%) SDLC
7 8 (11.43%) Web Services
7 8 (11.43%) Linux
7 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.00%) PaaS
8 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (8.57%) MuleSoft
9 6 (8.57%) Service Design
9 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 5 (7.14%) NetSuite
10 5 (7.14%) Data Mapping
10 5 (7.14%) CRM
10 5 (7.14%) Informatica

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 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.43%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.00%) PaaS
3 5 (7.14%) Boomi
4 3 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) IaaS
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.43%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.43%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) HBase
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Maven
1 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.43%) sqlmap
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Law
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Middleware
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 8 (11.43%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) REST
5 4 (5.71%) Kafka
6 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.29%) Node.js
6 3 (4.29%) XML
7 2 (2.86%) Angular 2
7 2 (2.86%) React
7 2 (2.86%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) Ajax
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.43%) HTML5
8 1 (1.43%) JPA
8 1 (1.43%) JSON
8 1 (1.43%) JSP
8 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.43%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) FMCG
3 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) DevOps
2 11 (15.71%) Microservices
3 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (12.86%) SDLC
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.57%) Service Design
6 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) CRM
7 5 (7.14%) Data Mapping
7 5 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.71%) OWASP
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) B2C
9 3 (4.29%) Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) C#
2 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (1.43%) ABAP
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.43%) CISA
4 1 (1.43%) CISM
4 1 (1.43%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
1 2 (2.86%) AppDNA
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) MuleSoft
4 5 (7.14%) Informatica
4 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.71%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe
6 2 (2.86%) Altiris
6 2 (2.86%) Calypso
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.43%) Apigee
7 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) Sybase