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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 8 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.94% 12.63% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.44% 13.26% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 20
Median daily rate £588 £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
Architect
East of England

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
306 377 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.63% 95.20% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 257 249
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 15
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £26.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +53.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 17 £588 -2.08% 8
Bedford - 5 £438 -
Dunstable - 1 - - 2
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 64 (60.38%) E-Commerce
2 50 (47.17%) SOA
3 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (29.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
6 22 (20.75%) C#
6 22 (20.75%) Middleware
6 22 (20.75%) Microservices
7 21 (19.81%) .NET
8 19 (17.92%) SOAP
8 19 (17.92%) REST
9 17 (16.04%) API Design
10 16 (15.09%) Data Modelling
10 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
12 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
12 14 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (13.21%) Reverse Engineering
13 13 (12.26%) Low Latency
14 12 (11.32%) High Availability
14 12 (11.32%) Legal
14 12 (11.32%) JBoss
15 11 (10.38%) Java
15 11 (10.38%) Retail
15 11 (10.38%) SaaS
15 11 (10.38%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (9.43%) Information Security
16 10 (9.43%) WCF
17 9 (8.49%) Finance

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 12 (11.32%) JBoss
2 3 (2.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.89%) Mule
3 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) SaaS
2 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Network Security
2 5 (4.72%) DNS
2 5 (4.72%) LAN
2 5 (4.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.83%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.94%) ERwin
General
1 12 (11.32%) Legal
2 11 (10.38%) Retail
3 9 (8.49%) Finance
4 4 (3.77%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) Middleware
2 21 (19.81%) .NET
3 19 (17.92%) REST
3 19 (17.92%) SOAP
4 10 (9.43%) WCF
5 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (6.60%) Web Services
6 5 (4.72%) Spring
7 4 (3.77%) MSMQ
8 3 (2.83%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.83%) RESTful
9 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.94%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (8.49%) Data Integration
4 8 (7.55%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Android
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.38%) E-Commerce
2 50 (47.17%) SOA
3 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (29.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 22 (20.75%) Microservices
6 17 (16.04%) API Design
7 16 (15.09%) Data Modelling
7 16 (15.09%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.21%) Reverse Engineering
8 14 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (12.26%) Low Latency
10 12 (11.32%) High Availability
11 10 (9.43%) Information Security
12 8 (7.55%) Logical Data Model
13 7 (6.60%) CRM
13 7 (6.60%) Security Architecture
13 7 (6.60%) TDD
14 6 (5.66%) Migration
14 6 (5.66%) Service Management
14 6 (5.66%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.75%) C#
2 11 (10.38%) Java
3 7 (6.60%) SQL
4 2 (1.89%) Ruby
4 2 (1.89%) VB
4 2 (1.89%) VB6
5 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) CISSP
1 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) CSSLP
2 2 (1.89%) ISSAP
3 1 (0.94%) CISM
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.60%) SAP
4 6 (5.66%) hybris
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle
4 6 (5.66%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.83%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.89%) Apigee
7 2 (1.89%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) Mashery
8 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.94%) PlateSpin
8 1 (0.94%) WSO2
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