The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 22 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.04% 6.00% 10.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 6.60% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 18
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£550 £563 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +28.57%
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
341 409 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.68% 90.89% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 261 107
Average daily rate £390 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -41.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 12 £573 -2.55%
Dunstable -7 1 £350 -41.66%
Bedford - 1 £535 - 2
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 51 (54.84%) E-Commerce
2 36 (38.71%) SOA
3 24 (25.81%) Finance
4 23 (24.73%) Oracle
5 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (23.66%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
7 19 (20.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (18.28%) .NET
9 15 (16.13%) C#
10 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.90%) ERP
10 12 (12.90%) WCF
10 12 (12.90%) API Design
11 11 (11.83%) CRM
11 11 (11.83%) TIBCO
12 10 (10.75%) MVC
12 10 (10.75%) Agresso
12 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
12 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
12 10 (10.75%) Linux
12 10 (10.75%) jQuery
12 10 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (10.75%) Product Management
12 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (10.75%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (9.68%) SAP
13 9 (9.68%) EAI
14 8 (8.60%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.38%) Mule
2 3 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Agresso
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) VLAN
2 1 (1.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.30%) OLAP
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 7 (7.53%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) WCF
3 10 (10.75%) jQuery
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.75%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.38%) SOAP
5 5 (5.38%) REST
6 2 (2.15%) Middleware
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Solaris
3 6 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) AIX
5 1 (1.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) E-Commerce
2 36 (38.71%) SOA
3 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.66%) Technical Architecture
4 19 (20.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (12.90%) ERP
5 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.90%) API Design
6 11 (11.83%) CRM
7 10 (10.75%) MVC
7 10 (10.75%) Product Management
8 9 (9.68%) EAI
9 8 (8.60%) ETL
10 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.38%) Analytics
11 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.30%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (4.30%) Data Governance
12 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) C#
2 7 (7.53%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) CISSP
1 2 (2.15%) CISM
2 1 (1.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Oracle
2 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) TIBCO
4 9 (9.68%) SAP
5 6 (6.45%) Informatica
5 6 (6.45%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.15%) WSO2
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) Minitab
7 1 (1.08%) Teradata
7 1 (1.08%) Finjan
7 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.08%) JDA
7 1 (1.08%) Lotus
7 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix
Bedfordshire
Montash
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