The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 32 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.84% 6.63% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 6.82% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £475 £525 £655
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £508 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £59.50 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-26.18% +10.18%
Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 176 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.26% 97.24% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 110 65
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +71.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) TOGAF
3 11 (26.83%) Information Security
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (21.95%) Cisco
6 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
6 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
6 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) Firewall
7 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
8 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) API Development
8 6 (14.63%) BDD
8 6 (14.63%) User Stories
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) TDD
8 6 (14.63%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (12.20%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Gradle
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) XSL
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.44%) COM
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) Lucene
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) RIA
5 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
2 11 (26.83%) Information Security
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
2 11 (26.83%) TOGAF
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 8 (19.51%) SDLC
4 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) API Development
5 6 (14.63%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (14.63%) User Stories
5 6 (14.63%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (12.20%) Network Management
6 5 (12.20%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.76%) MCSE
6 3 (7.32%) BC Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 3 (7.32%) MBCS
7 2 (4.88%) CCIE
7 2 (4.88%) CCNP
8 1 (2.44%) CISA
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) CISSP
8 1 (2.44%) IISP
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.76%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO27005
3 1 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco
3 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Guidewire
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Facebook
7 1 (2.44%) Progress
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) Teradata