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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.08% 4.23% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 4.52% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 28
Average daily rate £450 £493 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £413 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £543 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
865 598 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.32% 93.58% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 361 603
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 55
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 22 (20.75%) Logistics
1 22 (20.75%) Degree
2 19 (17.92%) Finance
3 18 (16.98%) Java
4 17 (16.04%) OO
5 16 (15.09%) SAP
5 16 (15.09%) SOA
5 16 (15.09%) IBM
6 15 (14.15%) Web Services
6 15 (14.15%) Supply Chain Management
7 14 (13.21%) Data Modelling
8 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
9 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.38%) Supplier Management
10 10 (9.43%) Matrix Management
10 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
10 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
11 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.49%) HTML
11 9 (8.49%) UML
11 9 (8.49%) TDD
11 9 (8.49%) Scrum
11 9 (8.49%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.49%) Scala
11 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (8.49%) BDD
11 9 (8.49%) Akka
11 9 (8.49%) Play Framework
12 8 (7.55%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.77%) PowerExchange
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.94%) Liferay
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.89%) MoSes
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) SaaS
3 2 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) WAN
2 2 (1.89%) LAN
2 2 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
3 1 (0.94%) NAS
3 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.66%) CouchDB
4 5 (4.72%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.77%) SAP BW
5 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.83%) Star Schema
6 3 (2.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) OLAP
7 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Military
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) Web Services
2 9 (8.49%) HTML
2 9 (8.49%) Akka
2 9 (8.49%) Play Framework
3 8 (7.55%) REST
4 7 (6.60%) HTML5
5 6 (5.66%) Batik
5 6 (5.66%) SVG
6 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.72%) CSS
6 5 (4.72%) .NET
7 4 (3.77%) OAuth2
7 4 (3.77%) JSON
8 3 (2.83%) J2EE
8 3 (2.83%) XML
8 3 (2.83%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.83%) Spring
9 2 (1.89%) jQuery
9 2 (1.89%) Symfony
9 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Open Source
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.77%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.94%) PMI
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) AIX
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) Logistics
2 17 (16.04%) OO
3 16 (15.09%) SOA
4 15 (14.15%) Supply Chain Management
5 14 (13.21%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.38%) Supplier Management
7 10 (9.43%) Matrix Management
8 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.49%) UML
8 9 (8.49%) TDD
8 9 (8.49%) Scrum
8 9 (8.49%) TOGAF
8 9 (8.49%) BDD
9 8 (7.55%) ETL
10 7 (6.60%) MVC
10 7 (6.60%) Workflow
10 7 (6.60%) Project Management
10 7 (6.60%) Data Management
10 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) Java
2 9 (8.49%) Scala
3 8 (7.55%) SQL
4 6 (5.66%) C#
5 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.89%) Ruby
6 2 (1.89%) PHP5
6 2 (1.89%) Python
6 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) CCIE
6 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) vCloud
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
1 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) SAP
1 16 (15.09%) IBM
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) RedPrairie
4 6 (5.66%) Informatica
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 3 (2.83%) JBoss
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.83%) Zend
6 3 (2.83%) Casewise
7 2 (1.89%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Facebook
7 2 (1.89%) Twitter
7 2 (1.89%) Kalido
7 2 (1.89%) Juniper
7 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.94%) ForgeRock
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago