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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.80% 3.92% 9.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 4.15% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 16
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £362 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +102.85%
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
347 482 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.53% 94.51% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 321 112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +75.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 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 30 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 +15 10 £575 -4.16% 1
Dunstable -4 1 £350 +42.85% 1
Bedford - 1 £535 - 2
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 30 (44.12%) E-Commerce
2 24 (35.29%) Finance
3 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.00%) SOA
5 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (22.06%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (19.12%) .NET
7 12 (17.65%) Oracle
7 12 (17.65%) C#
7 12 (17.65%) ERP
7 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.71%) WCF
8 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
8 10 (14.71%) Agresso
9 9 (13.24%) SAP
10 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 8 (11.76%) MVC
10 8 (11.76%) jQuery
10 8 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (10.29%) CRM
12 6 (8.82%) Retail
12 6 (8.82%) Sitecore
12 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (7.35%) Analytics
13 5 (7.35%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Agresso
2 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) VLAN
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 10 (14.71%) WCF
3 8 (11.76%) jQuery
3 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.41%) SOAP
5 3 (4.41%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) E-Commerce
2 17 (25.00%) SOA
3 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (22.06%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (17.65%) ERP
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.76%) MVC
7 7 (10.29%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.35%) Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.88%) Data Governance
10 4 (5.88%) Information Architecture
10 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
10 4 (5.88%) Campaign Management
10 4 (5.88%) API Design
11 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) CISSP
1 2 (2.94%) CISM
2 1 (1.47%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 9 (13.24%) SAP
4 6 (8.82%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.41%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Minitab
7 1 (1.47%) Teradata
7 1 (1.47%) Finjan
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) JDA
7 1 (1.47%) Lotus
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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