The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.63% 4.76% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 5.19% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £655 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.84% +19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £358 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +31.42%
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
168 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.82% 91.67% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 64
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £605 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.78 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.90% +7.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

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 1 September 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Open Source
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Apache
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) CSS3
3 8 (40.00%) Redis
4 7 (35.00%) Backbone.js
4 7 (35.00%) JSLint
4 7 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (35.00%) Restlet
4 7 (35.00%) JAX-RS
4 7 (35.00%) Ember.js
4 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) Node.js
4 7 (35.00%) REST
4 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (35.00%) Memcached

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) iPlanet
2 7 (35.00%) GlassFish
2 7 (35.00%) Jetty
2 7 (35.00%) Mule
2 7 (35.00%) nginx
2 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 7 (35.00%) Tornado
2 7 (35.00%) WildFly
2 7 (35.00%) Mule ESB
2 7 (35.00%) Apache TomEE
2 7 (35.00%) JBoss
3 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (30.00%) Confluence
3 6 (30.00%) Apache Qpid
3 6 (30.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) OSPF
3 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Redis
2 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (30.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (30.00%) Riak
3 6 (30.00%) Infinispan
4 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 6 (30.00%) JMeter
2 6 (30.00%) SonarQube
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Mocha
2 6 (30.00%) Gerrit
2 6 (30.00%) Gradle
2 6 (30.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) jQuery
1 8 (40.00%) HTML5
1 8 (40.00%) CSS3
2 7 (35.00%) RESTEasy
2 7 (35.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (35.00%) React
2 7 (35.00%) JSLint
2 7 (35.00%) Backbone.js
2 7 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (35.00%) Restlet
2 7 (35.00%) JAX-RS
2 7 (35.00%) Ember.js
2 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (35.00%) Memcached
2 7 (35.00%) Apache CXF
2 7 (35.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) W3C
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (30.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) SUSE
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Open Source
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Document Management
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Validation
3 7 (35.00%) SOA
3 7 (35.00%) Microservices
4 6 (30.00%) Data Virtualisation
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Network Management
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
8 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Go
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Squid
2 7 (35.00%) Varnish
3 6 (30.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) Ansible
1 7 (35.00%) Salt
2 6 (30.00%) Kibana
2 6 (30.00%) Rundeck
2 6 (30.00%) logstash
2 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
2 6 (30.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Pega
3 6 (30.00%) Splunk
3 6 (30.00%) Twitter
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau
6 1 (5.00%) Teradata
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco