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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.22% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
34 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 91.89% 88.89% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 16
Average daily rate £345 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight