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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.35% 6.01% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.78% 6.53% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 28
Average daily rate
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£514 £450 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
813 842 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.60% 92.02% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 575 360
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.15%) Finance
3 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 23 (21.30%) Java
5 20 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 19 (17.59%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (11.11%) Open Source
8 11 (10.19%) Degree
8 11 (10.19%) Information Management
8 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.19%) PHP
8 11 (10.19%) SOA
8 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.33%) HTML
9 9 (8.33%) Oracle
9 9 (8.33%) Ruby
9 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.33%) HTML5
10 8 (7.41%) User Experience
10 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 8 (7.41%) CRM
10 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (7.41%) Middleware
11 7 (6.48%) Scrum
11 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
11 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.48%) MODAF
11 7 (6.48%) Marketing
11 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.48%) Coaching

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.85%) Liferay
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.93%) ArcSDE
3 1 (0.93%) Mule
3 1 (0.93%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Tridion
2 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) WAN
2 4 (3.70%) LAN
2 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) MPLS
3 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.85%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.85%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.93%) Maven
2 1 (0.93%) JUnit
2 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.93%) ERwin
2 1 (0.93%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.93%) TestNG
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Marketing
3 6 (5.56%) Local Government
4 5 (4.63%) Electronics
4 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) HTML
1 9 (8.33%) HTML5
2 8 (7.41%) Middleware
3 6 (5.56%) Web Services
3 6 (5.56%) Spring
4 4 (3.70%) REST
4 4 (3.70%) JSON
4 4 (3.70%) XML
4 4 (3.70%) LAMP
5 3 (2.78%) Spring MVC
5 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.85%) .NET
6 2 (1.85%) Lucene
6 2 (1.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.93%) JSP
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.93%) JPA
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Open Source
2 8 (7.41%) User Experience
2 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.63%) DTV
5 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.85%) Social Media
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) IVR
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.93%) RMADS
7 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.59%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (10.19%) Information Management
3 11 (10.19%) SOA
3 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (7.41%) CRM
6 7 (6.48%) Scrum
6 7 (6.48%) MODAF
6 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.48%) Coaching
7 6 (5.56%) User Stories
7 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (5.56%) BPR
7 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.30%) Java
2 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.19%) PHP
3 9 (8.33%) Ruby
4 4 (3.70%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) Python
5 3 (2.78%) Go
6 2 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.19%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.85%) hybris
5 2 (1.85%) Percona
5 2 (1.85%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.85%) TippingPoint
5 2 (1.85%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) Citrix
5 2 (1.85%) Tripwire
6 1 (0.93%) ESRI
6 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.93%) Teradata
6 1 (0.93%) Genesys
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) DataFlux
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