The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 22 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 79 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.58% 7.67% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 8.40% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 33
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 762 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.08% 91.37% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 414 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
South East

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Buckinghamshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 52 £500 +12.04% 8
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (19.83%) SOA
2 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.88%) Finance
4 17 (14.05%) Middleware
5 16 (13.22%) J2EE
5 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
6 15 (12.40%) EAI
7 14 (11.57%) Oracle
8 13 (10.74%) IBM
8 13 (10.74%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (10.74%) Retail
9 12 (9.92%) Degree
10 11 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 11 (9.09%) UML
11 10 (8.26%) .NET
11 10 (8.26%) SQL
11 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
12 9 (7.44%) Data Integration
12 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
12 9 (7.44%) Java
12 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
12 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.61%) Cisco
13 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
13 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (6.61%) UNIX
13 8 (6.61%) SAP
13 8 (6.61%) ITIL
13 8 (6.61%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (13.22%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.13%) CMS
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.48%) Lync
6 3 (2.48%) Node.js
6 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.65%) CICS
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.83%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.83%) iPlanet
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP Retail
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.65%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) GitHub
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) LAN
2 4 (3.31%) WAN
2 4 (3.31%) VPN
2 4 (3.31%) VoIP
3 3 (2.48%) WLAN
3 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.48%) Wireless
3 3 (2.48%) BGP
4 2 (1.65%) Frame Relay
4 2 (1.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.65%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.65%) X.25
4 2 (1.65%) DWDM
4 2 (1.65%) MPLS
4 2 (1.65%) WEP
4 2 (1.65%) SDH
4 2 (1.65%) ATM
4 2 (1.65%) xDSL
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.83%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) Easytrieve
5 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.48%) Yeoman
1 3 (2.48%) Grunt
1 3 (2.48%) Subversion
1 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.48%) Ant
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) Middleware
2 16 (13.22%) J2EE
3 10 (8.26%) .NET
4 8 (6.61%) HTML
5 6 (4.96%) Dojo
5 6 (4.96%) Worklight
6 5 (4.13%) HTML5
6 5 (4.13%) CSS
6 5 (4.13%) Web Services
7 4 (3.31%) REST
8 3 (2.48%) CSS3
8 3 (2.48%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (2.48%) Ajax
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.48%) RESTful
9 2 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.65%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.65%) XML
9 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Data Integration
2 8 (6.61%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.48%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Open Source
4 2 (1.65%) Telematics
4 2 (1.65%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.83%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) UNIX
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 5 (4.13%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) AIX
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) zOS
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) SOA
2 15 (12.40%) EAI
3 13 (10.74%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 11 (9.09%) UML
5 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.61%) ITIL
7 7 (5.79%) Information Security
8 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.96%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.13%) Data Architecture
9 5 (4.13%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.13%) Service Management
9 5 (4.13%) MVC
9 5 (4.13%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.31%) Migration
10 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.31%) Scrum
10 4 (3.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.96%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.65%) JCL
5 2 (1.65%) REXX
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) C++
5 2 (1.65%) COBOL
5 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.65%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.65%) Scala
6 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.65%) CCIE
5 2 (1.65%) CCNP
5 2 (1.65%) CITP
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.65%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) OpenView
1 2 (1.65%) HP NNM
1 2 (1.65%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (1.65%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 13 (10.74%) IBM
4 8 (6.61%) Cisco
4 8 (6.61%) SAP
5 3 (2.48%) Siebel
5 3 (2.48%) TOWER Software
5 3 (2.48%) webMethods
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.65%) OPNET
6 2 (1.65%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.65%) Juniper
6 2 (1.65%) CA
6 2 (1.65%) Informatica
6 2 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) IronPort
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec
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