The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.92% 9.24% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 9.95% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £343 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
482 221 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.51% 92.86% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 112 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
East of England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -23 4 £600 +31.50% 2
Dunstable - 4 £245 -
Bedford - - - - 9
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 10 (17.54%) XML
4 9 (15.79%) .NET
4 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.04%) B2C
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 8 (14.04%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.04%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (14.04%) BPR
6 7 (12.28%) Subversion
6 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
6 7 (12.28%) XSLT
6 7 (12.28%) HTML
6 7 (12.28%) WSDL
6 7 (12.28%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) WCF
7 6 (10.53%) F5
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.53%) CCDP
7 6 (10.53%) Network Design
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle
7 6 (10.53%) CMS
8 5 (8.77%) CCNP
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) DMZ
3 1 (1.75%) Telnet
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
1 7 (12.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Back Office
3 3 (5.26%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.51%) Local Government
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) XML
2 9 (15.79%) .NET
3 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 7 (12.28%) XSLT
4 7 (12.28%) WSDL
4 7 (12.28%) WCF
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) OLE
7 1 (1.75%) Java EE
7 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.04%) B2C
3 8 (14.04%) BPR
3 8 (14.04%) CRM
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.53%) Network Design
5 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.02%) Validation
5 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.51%) ERP
7 2 (3.51%) SOA
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.53%) CCDP
2 5 (8.77%) CCNP
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CISA
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) Juniper
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) F5
4 4 (7.02%) Endeca
4 4 (7.02%) hybris
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Veritas
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) CommVault
7 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.75%) Civica
7 1 (1.75%) Mercator
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) Compuware
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