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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.52% 6.67% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 6.90% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £563 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £550 £492
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £663 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
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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 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
109 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 91.60% 96.67% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 57 40
Average daily rate £375 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £25.00 £20.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) AMQP
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Vignette
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel