The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Bristol 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 40 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 32 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.02% 6.76% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 7.51% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 26
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £36.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% +33.33%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
740 493 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.85% 90.13% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 314 485
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.20 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
South West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 18 (21.43%) Web Services
2 17 (20.24%) OO
2 17 (20.24%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) Finance
4 15 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (16.67%) Scala
5 14 (16.67%) BDD
5 14 (16.67%) Akka
5 14 (16.67%) Play Framework
5 14 (16.67%) TDD
6 12 (14.29%) Process Management
6 12 (14.29%) SVG
6 12 (14.29%) Batik
6 12 (14.29%) Web Development
6 12 (14.29%) CouchDB
6 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
7 11 (13.10%) PHP
7 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.90%) Project Management
9 9 (10.71%) SOA
9 9 (10.71%) TOGAF
9 9 (10.71%) Zend
9 9 (10.71%) Degree
10 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 7 (8.33%) ETL
11 7 (8.33%) HTML
11 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (8.33%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.38%) MoSes
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) Cordys
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.19%) NAS
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) CouchDB
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
4 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.76%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.57%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) Web Services
2 14 (16.67%) Akka
2 14 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 12 (14.29%) SVG
3 12 (14.29%) Batik
4 7 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (7.14%) Zend Framework
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) HTML5
7 4 (4.76%) CSS
7 4 (4.76%) REST
8 3 (3.57%) Symfony
8 3 (3.57%) JSON
9 2 (2.38%) XML
9 2 (2.38%) J2EE
9 2 (2.38%) Spring
9 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.19%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (1.19%) jBPM
10 1 (1.19%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Open Source
2 4 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
4 1 (1.19%) CESG
4 1 (1.19%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) OO
2 14 (16.67%) BDD
2 14 (16.67%) TDD
3 12 (14.29%) Process Management
3 12 (14.29%) Web Development
4 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) SOA
6 9 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.33%) ETL
8 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
8 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) MVC
9 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.76%) ITIL
10 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) Java
2 14 (16.67%) Scala
3 11 (13.10%) PHP
4 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) PHP5
6 3 (3.57%) SQL
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) CCIE
4 1 (1.19%) CCNP
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Zend
2 7 (8.33%) SAP
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) JBoss
4 4 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.76%) Casewise
5 3 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.38%) Informatica
6 2 (2.38%) Kalido
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) Facebook
6 2 (2.38%) Twitter
6 2 (2.38%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
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