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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.13% 6.52% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 7.01% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 7
Average daily rate
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£518 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £385 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
801 728 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.03% 93.09% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 490 353
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 35 (25.93%) Java
2 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.00%) Open Source
3 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.04%) Finance
5 22 (16.30%) CRM
6 19 (14.07%) Data Modelling
6 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
6 19 (14.07%) SQL
7 18 (13.33%) SOA
7 18 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 16 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 15 (11.11%) .NET
9 15 (11.11%) Oracle
9 15 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (11.11%) Degree
9 15 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (10.37%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
11 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
11 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.63%) Clustering
11 13 (9.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (9.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.89%) Lync
5 3 (2.22%) Magnolia
5 3 (2.22%) IIS
5 3 (2.22%) Drupal
6 2 (1.48%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.48%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.48%) Liferay
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.48%) Apache
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.48%) JBoss
6 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.74%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.48%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.74%) Tridion
4 1 (0.74%) Agresso
4 1 (0.74%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.70%) SaaS
2 5 (3.70%) PaaS
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.96%) IaaS
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) Internet
2 5 (3.70%) WAN
3 4 (2.96%) LAN
4 3 (2.22%) LDAP
4 3 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.48%) Firewall
6 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.74%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) Wireless
6 1 (0.74%) VoIP
6 1 (0.74%) SSL
6 1 (0.74%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.93%) MySQL
4 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.22%) Aerospike
6 3 (2.22%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.48%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.74%) ERwin
1 1 (0.74%) Introscope
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.74%) Selenium
1 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
General
1 23 (17.04%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Local Government
3 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.96%) Electronics
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) .NET
2 12 (8.89%) Web Services
3 11 (8.15%) Application Packaging
4 10 (7.41%) HTML5
4 10 (7.41%) HTML
5 8 (5.93%) Spring
5 8 (5.93%) Middleware
6 7 (5.19%) JSON
7 6 (4.44%) XML
7 6 (4.44%) J2EE
8 4 (2.96%) Spring MVC
8 4 (2.96%) LAMP
8 4 (2.96%) REST
9 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.22%) Java EE
10 2 (1.48%) Lucene
10 2 (1.48%) Akka
10 2 (1.48%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Open Source
2 13 (9.63%) Clustering
3 9 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.44%) Reference Data
5 6 (4.44%) User Experience
6 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.96%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.96%) DTV
8 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.22%) Mashup
8 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.48%) Social Media
9 2 (1.48%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.48%) IVR
9 2 (1.48%) Replication
9 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.30%) CRM
3 19 (14.07%) Data Modelling
4 18 (13.33%) SOA
5 16 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (10.37%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
7 13 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.41%) Data Architecture
8 10 (7.41%) Scrum
9 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (6.67%) Information Management
10 8 (5.93%) MVC
10 8 (5.93%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (5.93%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (5.19%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.19%) Coaching
11 7 (5.19%) Migration
12 6 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) Java
2 19 (14.07%) SQL
3 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.15%) PHP
5 9 (6.67%) Ruby
6 3 (2.22%) Golang
6 3 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) Scala
7 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.11%) Degree
4 8 (5.93%) ISEB
5 3 (2.22%) HND
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) SAP
4 6 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.96%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.22%) Sun
6 3 (2.22%) Citrix
7 2 (1.48%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.48%) TippingPoint
7 2 (1.48%) BEA
7 2 (1.48%) ATG
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.48%) Informatica
7 2 (1.48%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.48%) Percona
8 1 (0.74%) Talend
8 1 (0.74%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.74%) F5
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