The median contractor rate for a Applications Architect was £569 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 254 258
Rank change year-on-year +36 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 36 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £569 £575 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +26.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £515 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -8.33% +10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the South East

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in the South East

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in the South East

Applications Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Architect in the South East

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +21 12 £531 +6.10%
Berkshire +27 10 £600 +2.12%
Surrey - 6 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £550 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (16.33%) Use Case
4 8 (16.33%) Software Distribution
4 8 (16.33%) SAP
4 8 (16.33%) ITIL
4 8 (16.33%) ESRI
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) Service Design
6 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) PLM
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.20%) MSI
7 5 (10.20%) Apple
7 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (10.20%) SAP Basis
7 5 (10.20%) Xcode
7 5 (10.20%) Publishing
7 5 (10.20%) Android
7 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
7 5 (10.20%) LTE
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 10

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LTE
2 1 (2.04%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.04%) GSM
2 1 (2.04%) HSPA
2 1 (2.04%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Android Studio
1 5 (10.20%) MSI
1 5 (10.20%) Xcode
General
1 5 (10.20%) Publishing
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Basis
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Android
2 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Software Distribution
2 8 (16.33%) Use Case
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) Service Design
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) PLM
5 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.12%) CRM
7 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C
1 2 (4.08%) C++
1 2 (4.08%) Java
1 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
2 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.04%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) ESRI
2 8 (16.33%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Apple