The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.96% 1.33% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 1.43% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £693
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -31.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+74.28% -19.54%
Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.30% 93.33% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 46
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) webMethods
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
4 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Changepoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
1 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) ReportNet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com