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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.15% 7.23% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 7.59% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£571 £555 £549
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £350 £548
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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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
122 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.71% 95.18% 91.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 60
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) OpenLaszlo
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 5 (50.00%) Squid
3 5 (50.00%) Jetty
3 5 (50.00%) Mule
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 5 (50.00%) Memcached
3 5 (50.00%) Varnish
3 5 (50.00%) nginx
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) JSLint
3 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (50.00%) Redis
3 5 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) W3C
3 5 (50.00%) MVC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (50.00%) JBoss
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 5 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 5 (50.00%) Jetty
1 5 (50.00%) Mule
1 5 (50.00%) nginx
1 5 (50.00%) Tornado
1 5 (50.00%) WildFly
1 5 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 5 (50.00%) Apache TomEE
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (40.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Redis
2 4 (40.00%) Riak
2 4 (40.00%) Infinispan
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JMeter
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Mocha
1 4 (40.00%) Gerrit
1 4 (40.00%) Gradle
1 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) OpenLaszlo
2 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) Memcached
2 5 (50.00%) JSLint
2 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (50.00%) Restlet
2 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 5 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Validation
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Document Management
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Squid
1 5 (50.00%) Varnish
2 4 (40.00%) vCloud
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) logstash
1 4 (40.00%) Salt
1 4 (40.00%) Kibana
1 4 (40.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Pega
3 4 (40.00%) Splunk
3 4 (40.00%) Twitter
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
6 1 (10.00%) OpenText
6 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (10.00%) Vignette
6 1 (10.00%) Siebel
6 1 (10.00%) IBM