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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 43 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.18% 4.83% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 5.41% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 25
Average daily rate
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£488 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.41% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £363 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+74.28% -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
771 536 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.89% 89.33% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 349 520
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 £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 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 20 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 20 (22.47%) Java
1 20 (22.47%) Web Services
2 18 (20.22%) OO
2 18 (20.22%) Finance
3 15 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (14.61%) Open Source
4 13 (14.61%) Scala
4 13 (14.61%) BDD
4 13 (14.61%) Akka
4 13 (14.61%) Play Framework
4 13 (14.61%) TDD
5 12 (13.48%) Process Management
5 12 (13.48%) SVG
5 12 (13.48%) Batik
5 12 (13.48%) Web Development
5 12 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (13.48%) CouchDB
6 11 (12.36%) Degree
6 11 (12.36%) SOA
6 11 (12.36%) PHP
6 11 (12.36%) Project Management
6 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
7 10 (11.24%) TOGAF
8 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
8 9 (10.11%) MySQL
8 9 (10.11%) ETL
9 8 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.99%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Drupal
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.12%) Cordys
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) MoSes
2 1 (1.12%) Agresso
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
2 3 (3.37%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) SSL
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) Intranet
4 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) CouchDB
2 9 (10.11%) MySQL
3 8 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.49%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.37%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.25%) Big Data
8 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Introscope
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) Web Services
2 13 (14.61%) Akka
2 13 (14.61%) Play Framework
3 12 (13.48%) Batik
3 12 (13.48%) SVG
4 6 (6.74%) HTML
4 6 (6.74%) Zend Framework
5 5 (5.62%) XML
5 5 (5.62%) Middleware
5 5 (5.62%) JSON
5 5 (5.62%) jQuery
6 4 (4.49%) HTML5
7 3 (3.37%) REST
7 3 (3.37%) J2EE
7 3 (3.37%) CSS
7 3 (3.37%) Symfony
8 2 (2.25%) Java EE
8 2 (2.25%) LAMP
9 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Open Source
2 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.37%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.37%) Mashup
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) CentOS
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) OO
2 13 (14.61%) TDD
2 13 (14.61%) BDD
3 12 (13.48%) Web Development
3 12 (13.48%) Process Management
4 11 (12.36%) SOA
4 11 (12.36%) Project Management
4 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.24%) TOGAF
6 9 (10.11%) ETL
6 9 (10.11%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.87%) Information Security
9 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.74%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) Scala
3 11 (12.36%) PHP
4 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.62%) PHP5
6 2 (2.25%) C#
6 2 (2.25%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) SQL
6 2 (2.25%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) HND
5 1 (1.12%) CCIE
5 1 (1.12%) CCNP
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
1 8 (8.99%) Zend
2 7 (7.87%) SAP
3 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.62%) JBoss
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.49%) Casewise
5 4 (4.49%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.37%) Juniper
6 3 (3.37%) Sun
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.25%) Google
7 2 (2.25%) Facebook
7 2 (2.25%) Twitter
8 1 (1.12%) F5
8 1 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Kalido
8 1 (1.12%) Civica
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