The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 42 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.57% 4.73% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 5.24% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 23
Average daily rate
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£488 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.72% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £363 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
855 553 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.93% 90.21% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 366 504
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Bristol region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) Finance
3 19 (21.84%) Java
4 18 (20.69%) Web Services
5 15 (17.24%) OO
6 14 (16.09%) Open Source
7 13 (14.94%) SOA
8 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (13.79%) TOGAF
9 11 (12.64%) Web Development
9 11 (12.64%) Batik
9 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.64%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (12.64%) Scala
9 11 (12.64%) CouchDB
9 11 (12.64%) BDD
9 11 (12.64%) Akka
9 11 (12.64%) Play Framework
9 11 (12.64%) SVG
9 11 (12.64%) TDD
9 11 (12.64%) Process Management
10 9 (10.34%) Project Management
10 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (10.34%) PHP
10 9 (10.34%) Oracle
10 9 (10.34%) Degree
11 8 (9.20%) ETL
11 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) Information Security
12 7 (8.05%) Middleware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) Drupal
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.30%) Lync
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.15%) Agresso
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) MoSes
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
4 3 (3.45%) SaaS
4 3 (3.45%) PaaS
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) LDAP
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) CouchDB
2 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.05%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (4.60%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.45%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.30%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.15%) Introscope
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Local Government
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) Web Services
2 11 (12.64%) Batik
2 11 (12.64%) Akka
2 11 (12.64%) Play Framework
2 11 (12.64%) SVG
3 7 (8.05%) Middleware
4 6 (6.90%) Zend Framework
5 4 (4.60%) JSON
5 4 (4.60%) LAMP
6 3 (3.45%) HTML
6 3 (3.45%) J2EE
6 3 (3.45%) XML
6 3 (3.45%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) Java EE
6 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) Spring
7 1 (1.15%) .NET
7 1 (1.15%) REST
7 1 (1.15%) jBPM
7 1 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.45%) Mashup
3 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) CESG
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.24%) OO
3 13 (14.94%) SOA
4 12 (13.79%) TOGAF
5 11 (12.64%) Web Development
5 11 (12.64%) BDD
5 11 (12.64%) TDD
5 11 (12.64%) Process Management
6 9 (10.34%) Project Management
7 8 (9.20%) ETL
7 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.20%) Information Security
8 7 (8.05%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Workflow
10 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) Java
2 11 (12.64%) Scala
3 9 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) PHP5
5 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) CCIE
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) Zend
3 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 6 (6.90%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.75%) JBoss
5 4 (4.60%) ForgeRock
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.45%) Juniper
6 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.45%) Sun
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) Kalido
8 1 (1.15%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.15%) CA
8 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
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