The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 4 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.33% 17.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate £425 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £479
% change year-on-year
- +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+8.71% +10.92%
Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
26 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.67% 97.06% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 14
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £268 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Bedford region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Architect
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) MVC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP