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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 74 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.91% 5.43% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.35% 5.99% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 13
Average daily rate
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£535 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £511 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £63.93 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-29.60% +36.01%
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
886 568 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.76% 90.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 381 434
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 (22.81%) Java
2 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.42%) Finance
4 19 (16.67%) CRM
4 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.79%) Open Source
6 16 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
6 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 16 (14.04%) SOA
6 16 (14.04%) SharePoint
6 16 (14.04%) SQL
7 15 (13.16%) .NET
7 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
7 15 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (13.16%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (12.28%) TOGAF
8 14 (12.28%) Lync
9 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
9 13 (11.40%) Clustering
9 13 (11.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (9.65%) Web Services
11 11 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (9.65%) Application Packaging
12 10 (8.77%) Degree
12 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 16 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (12.28%) Lync
4 13 (11.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.51%) JBoss
7 3 (2.63%) Magnolia
7 3 (2.63%) Apache
7 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 3 (2.63%) Drupal
8 2 (1.75%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.75%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (13.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Tridion
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Cordys
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) PaaS
2 4 (3.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) LDAP
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.14%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) Aerospike
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.88%) Introscope
1 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Local Government
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Military
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) .NET
2 11 (9.65%) Web Services
2 11 (9.65%) Application Packaging
3 7 (6.14%) Middleware
4 6 (5.26%) J2EE
5 5 (4.39%) JSON
6 4 (3.51%) Spring
6 4 (3.51%) LAMP
7 3 (2.63%) Akka
7 3 (2.63%) Play Framework
7 3 (2.63%) HTML
7 3 (2.63%) XML
7 3 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.63%) HTML5
7 3 (2.63%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.63%) Java EE
8 2 (1.75%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) SVG
9 1 (0.88%) CSS
9 1 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Open Source
2 13 (11.40%) Clustering
3 8 (7.02%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.51%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.63%) Mashup
7 2 (1.75%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.75%) IVR
7 2 (1.75%) CESG
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) CentOS
2 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.67%) CRM
3 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (14.04%) Data Modelling
3 16 (14.04%) SOA
4 14 (12.28%) TOGAF
5 11 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.89%) Information Security
6 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (7.89%) Data Architecture
7 8 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (6.14%) Project Management
8 7 (6.14%) MVC
8 7 (6.14%) Information Management
9 6 (5.26%) Scrum
9 6 (5.26%) Workflow
9 6 (5.26%) Migration
9 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.81%) Java
2 16 (14.04%) SQL
3 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.51%) Scala
4 4 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) Degree
3 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) SAP
4 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.51%) Cisco
4 4 (3.51%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.63%) Sun
5 3 (2.63%) Juniper
5 3 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.75%) ATG
6 2 (1.75%) Citrix
6 2 (1.75%) BEA
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Genesys
7 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.88%) VMware
7 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
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