The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.52% 5.90% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 6.41% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 22
Average daily rate
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£520 £448 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £64.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1162 936 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.22% 92.04% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 451 382
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 92 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 43 £520 +15.55% 7
High Wycombe -7 2 £475 -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 23 (17.16%) Retail
3 22 (16.42%) WebSphere
3 22 (16.42%) Oracle
4 20 (14.93%) TOGAF
5 17 (12.69%) UNIX
6 16 (11.94%) Service Management
7 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
9 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.96%) Telecoms
10 11 (8.21%) Primavera
10 11 (8.21%) HTML
10 11 (8.21%) IBM
10 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (7.46%) Security Cleared
11 10 (7.46%) N-Tier
11 10 (7.46%) ITIL
11 10 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (6.72%) Objective-C
12 9 (6.72%) Migration
12 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
12 9 (6.72%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.72%) Dojo
13 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
13 8 (5.97%) Windows
13 8 (5.97%) Java

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (16.42%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.75%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.22%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) LAN
1 3 (2.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) Network Security
2 2 (1.49%) SAN
2 2 (1.49%) WAN
2 2 (1.49%) SNMP
2 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
3 1 (0.75%) WLAN
3 1 (0.75%) ADSL
3 1 (0.75%) GSM
3 1 (0.75%) DMZ
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) MPLS
3 1 (0.75%) NAS
3 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.24%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) OLTP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.75%) HBase
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 23 (17.16%) Retail
3 12 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.22%) Legal
5 6 (4.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) HTML
2 10 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (6.72%) Dojo
4 6 (4.48%) Worklight
4 6 (4.48%) .NET
5 4 (2.99%) XML
6 3 (2.24%) Web Services
7 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.49%) jQuery
7 2 (1.49%) CSS3
7 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 2 (1.49%) Ajax
7 2 (1.49%) Java EE
8 1 (0.75%) JSON
8 1 (0.75%) Java SE
8 1 (0.75%) Middleware
8 1 (0.75%) JAAS
8 1 (0.75%) JTA
8 1 (0.75%) JNDI
8 1 (0.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.46%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.73%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) HACMP
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) IVR
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) DataPower
7 1 (0.75%) Open Source
7 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) UNIX
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) Linux
4 5 (3.73%) AIX
5 3 (2.24%) HPUX
5 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.24%) Android
5 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.93%) TOGAF
2 16 (11.94%) Service Management
3 13 (9.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
4 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (7.46%) ITIL
6 9 (6.72%) Data Modelling
6 9 (6.72%) Migration
7 8 (5.97%) Project Management
8 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.22%) UML
8 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.48%) SOA
9 6 (4.48%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.73%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.73%) Data Architecture
11 4 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.72%) Objective-C
3 8 (5.97%) Java
4 6 (4.48%) C
5 5 (3.73%) SQL
6 2 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) PHP5
7 1 (0.75%) COBOL
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) Degree
4 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.49%) CISSP
6 2 (1.49%) CISA
6 2 (1.49%) CISM
6 2 (1.49%) GSEC
6 2 (1.49%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.49%) GCED
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) COBIT
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.75%) HDFS
1 1 (0.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.24%) Netcool
2 3 (2.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (16.42%) Oracle
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.21%) IBM
3 11 (8.21%) Primavera
4 7 (5.22%) HP
5 6 (4.48%) SAP
6 4 (2.99%) VMware
7 3 (2.24%) Informatica
8 2 (1.49%) JDA
8 2 (1.49%) Cisco
9 1 (0.75%) Intel
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
9 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.75%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) Altiris
9 1 (0.75%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.75%) IronPort
9 1 (0.75%) Twitter