The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 66 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 446 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.88% 92.53% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 274 486
Average daily rate £370 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.60 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bristol region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Symfony
1 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Zend