The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.25% 1.62% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 1.71% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 175 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 92.66% 94.59% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 86 143
Average daily rate £350 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -30.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Brighton region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (16.67%) Learning Management System
4 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (11.11%) VCDX
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) TDD
1 3 (16.67%) Data Management
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.11%) VCDX
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP