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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 32 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 39 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.42% 5.18% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 5.63% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
826 782 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.54% 92.11% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 549 287
Average daily rate £375 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 37
Average hourly rate £18.82 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.95 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
4 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
5 15 (16.30%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (14.13%) Java
6 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (13.04%) SOA
8 10 (10.87%) CRM
8 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (10.87%) Degree
8 10 (10.87%) Open Source
9 9 (9.78%) Oracle
10 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 8 (8.70%) PHP
10 8 (8.70%) Middleware
10 8 (8.70%) Project Management
10 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
10 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.61%) HTML5
11 7 (7.61%) Scrum
11 7 (7.61%) Information Management
11 7 (7.61%) Ruby
11 7 (7.61%) HTML
11 7 (7.61%) Web Services
12 6 (6.52%) SAP
12 6 (6.52%) BPR
12 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.52%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.17%) Liferay
1 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.09%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.09%) Mule
2 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.09%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) WAN
2 4 (4.35%) LAN
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Skype
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) MPLS
3 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.09%) TestNG
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.09%) Maven
3 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.09%) ERwin
3 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Local Government
3 6 (6.52%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
5 3 (3.26%) Billing
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Middleware
2 7 (7.61%) HTML5
2 7 (7.61%) HTML
2 7 (7.61%) Web Services
3 5 (5.43%) Spring
4 4 (4.35%) XML
4 4 (4.35%) LAMP
4 4 (4.35%) REST
4 4 (4.35%) JSON
5 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.17%) .NET
6 2 (2.17%) Lucene
6 2 (2.17%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.09%) JPA
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.52%) Data Integration
4 5 (5.43%) User Experience
4 5 (5.43%) DTV
5 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.17%) IVR
6 2 (2.17%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
1 5 (5.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) UNIX
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.04%) SOA
5 10 (10.87%) CRM
5 10 (10.87%) Open Source
6 8 (8.70%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Scrum
7 7 (7.61%) Information Management
8 6 (6.52%) BPR
8 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.52%) Workflow
8 6 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.43%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) Java
2 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.70%) PHP
3 7 (7.61%) Ruby
4 4 (4.35%) SQL
5 3 (3.26%) Go
5 3 (3.26%) C#
5 3 (3.26%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Degree
4 5 (5.43%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) HND
5 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) SAP
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) IBM
3 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.17%) Percona
5 2 (2.17%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.17%) hybris
5 2 (2.17%) TippingPoint
6 1 (1.09%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.09%) Netezza
6 1 (1.09%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.09%) Talend
6 1 (1.09%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
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