The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 49 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.95% 20.37% 20.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.60% 21.09% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 66
Median daily rate £525 £588 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 313 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.58% 96.60% 97.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 213 297
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +130.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Luton 0 28 £606 +3.19% 4
Dunstable - 6 £538 -
Bedford -6 1 £480 +16.36%
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (29.87%) E-Commerce
3 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
3 17 (22.08%) WAN
4 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (20.78%) High Availability
4 16 (20.78%) IaaS
5 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 14 (18.18%) SOA
6 13 (16.88%) Service Management
7 12 (15.58%) DNS
8 11 (14.29%) C#
8 11 (14.29%) .NET
8 11 (14.29%) Web Services
8 11 (14.29%) Linux
8 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (14.29%) Migration
8 11 (14.29%) Degree
8 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.99%) Oracle
9 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
10 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.69%) Business Development
10 9 (11.69%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (11.69%) Supplier Management
10 9 (11.69%) Presales

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (20.78%) IaaS
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) WAN
2 12 (15.58%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) LAN
4 6 (7.79%) MPLS
4 6 (7.79%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.19%) Firewall
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.60%) HSRP
6 2 (2.60%) VPN
6 2 (2.60%) Wireless
7 1 (1.30%) FTP
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.49%) Data Mart
5 5 (6.49%) MS Access
5 5 (6.49%) OLAP
5 5 (6.49%) OLTP
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) ERwin
1 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
1 11 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Linked Data
2 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Solaris
4 2 (2.60%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) E-Commerce
2 23 (29.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (20.78%) High Availability
4 14 (18.18%) SOA
4 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 13 (16.88%) Service Management
6 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 11 (14.29%) Migration
7 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
7 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.69%) Business Development
8 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.69%) Document Composition
8 9 (11.69%) Presales
8 9 (11.69%) Supplier Management
8 9 (11.69%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (9.09%) Capacity Management
9 7 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) C#
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) MCITP
2 4 (5.19%) MCSE
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) CCDE
3 2 (2.60%) CCIE
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) VCAP
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.19%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.60%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) VMware
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco
3 6 (7.79%) Citrix
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Teradata
5 4 (5.19%) 3PAR
5 4 (5.19%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.60%) CommVault
6 2 (2.60%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.60%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.60%) Meru Networks
6 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
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