The median contractor rate for a Applications Architect was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 April 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 148 144
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 5 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Median daily rate £506 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £435 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £589 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £515 £450
% change year-on-year -4.12% +14.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2609 3807 3657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.98% 94.44% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1587 2296 1937
Median daily rate £381 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 153 218
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.87 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.55% +7.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the North West

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in the North West

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in the North West

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Lancashire +8 4 £525 -6.66%
Manchester +5 1 £488 -7.14%
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 North West region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Xcode
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) Android

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (13.33%) NFC
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Xcode
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Material Design
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
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