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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 42 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.29% 8.59% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.14% 8.90% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 4
Average daily rate £500 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
414 191 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.59% 96.46% 89.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 111 120
Average daily rate £393 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 17 £525 +20.00% 6
Dunstable -4 6 £550 +15.78%
Bedford - 2 £350 - 3
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
2 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (15.09%) Cisco
7 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (13.21%) Juniper
7 7 (13.21%) Network Design
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) F5
8 6 (11.32%) CCNP
8 6 (11.32%) CCDP
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) SOA
8 6 (11.32%) Web Services
8 6 (11.32%) hybris
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.43%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) XSLT
9 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
9 5 (9.43%) HTML
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.43%) CRM
9 5 (9.43%) B2C
9 5 (9.43%) WSDL
9 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 5 (9.43%) WCF

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (9.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) OSPF
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) DMZ
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) VLAN
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.77%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.43%) XML
4 5 (9.43%) XSLT
4 5 (9.43%) HTML
4 5 (9.43%) WSDL
4 5 (9.43%) WCF
5 2 (3.77%) OLE
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) Network Design
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.32%) SOA
6 5 (9.43%) CRM
6 5 (9.43%) B2C
6 5 (9.43%) Web Development
6 5 (9.43%) MVC
7 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) BPR
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.66%) Validation
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.77%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (3.77%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) C#
2 3 (5.66%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) CCNP
2 6 (11.32%) CCDP
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco
2 7 (13.21%) Juniper
3 6 (11.32%) F5
3 6 (11.32%) hybris
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.55%) Endeca
5 2 (3.77%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Mercator
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) Compuware
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.89%) Civica
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
Luton
IT HR
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago