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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 49 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.43% 4.64% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 5.01% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 23
Average daily rate
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£500 £494 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £438 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
850 799 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.24% 92.69% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 576 360
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, 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 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.45%) CRM
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.18%) Migration
5 15 (17.05%) Finance
5 15 (17.05%) MODAF
6 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (14.77%) Ruby
7 13 (14.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (13.64%) OAuth
8 12 (13.64%) Data Migration
9 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 11 (12.50%) REST
10 10 (11.36%) Business Transformation
10 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
10 10 (11.36%) Web Development
11 9 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (10.23%) Information Management
11 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
11 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.23%) IIS
11 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
12 7 (7.95%) Oracle
12 7 (7.95%) Project Management
12 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.82%) .NET
13 6 (6.82%) Windows

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
1 9 (10.23%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.14%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) LAN
1 3 (3.41%) MVNO
2 2 (2.27%) VoIP
2 2 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (1.14%) SNMP
3 1 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) MPLS
3 1 (1.14%) RSVP
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Rational Rose
1 6 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Billing
3 3 (3.41%) Military
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (13.64%) OAuth
3 11 (12.50%) REST
4 6 (6.82%) .NET
5 4 (4.55%) LAMP
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
6 2 (2.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.14%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) WCF
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.14%) HTML5
7 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
1 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) IVR
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) CRM
2 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.18%) Migration
4 15 (17.05%) MODAF
5 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 10 (11.36%) Business Transformation
7 10 (11.36%) Web Development
8 9 (10.23%) Information Management
8 9 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Project Management
10 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.68%) SOA
11 4 (4.55%) UML
11 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.55%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.55%) SDLC
12 3 (3.41%) Target Operating Model
12 3 (3.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) Ruby
2 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) IBM
4 4 (4.55%) Lotus
5 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) ESRI
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
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