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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.37% 2.14% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 2.29% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 5
Median daily rate £550 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £570 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
251 131 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.44% 93.57% 98.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 113 78
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 33 (57.89%) ITIL
2 29 (50.88%) Security Cleared
3 28 (49.12%) SC Cleared
4 27 (47.37%) ITIL V3
5 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (38.60%) PRINCE2
7 20 (35.09%) MBCS
8 16 (28.07%) Service Design
9 15 (26.32%) Service Delivery
10 14 (24.56%) ITIL V2
11 10 (17.54%) TOGAF
11 10 (17.54%) Java
12 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
13 7 (12.28%) Finance
14 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
14 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (8.77%) BC Cleared
15 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
15 5 (8.77%) Zachman Framework
16 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
16 4 (7.02%) Spring
16 4 (7.02%) VMware
16 4 (7.02%) Information Security
16 4 (7.02%) JMS
16 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
16 4 (7.02%) Apache Camel
16 4 (7.02%) Microservices
17 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
17 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
17 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (7.02%) Apache Camel
1 4 (7.02%) JMS
1 4 (7.02%) Spring
2 3 (5.26%) REST
2 3 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) Java EE
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) XSL
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) SUSE
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) ITIL
2 27 (47.37%) ITIL V3
3 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) PRINCE2
5 16 (28.07%) Service Design
6 15 (26.32%) Service Delivery
7 14 (24.56%) ITIL V2
8 10 (17.54%) TOGAF
9 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (7.02%) Information Security
11 4 (7.02%) Microservices
12 3 (5.26%) ERP
12 3 (5.26%) Information Architecture
12 3 (5.26%) Information Management
13 2 (3.51%) Change Management
13 2 (3.51%) CRM
13 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
13 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (3.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Security Cleared
2 28 (49.12%) SC Cleared
3 20 (35.09%) MBCS
4 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (8.77%) BC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) CISA
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CISSP
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) CISM
8 1 (1.75%) IISP
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.02%) VMware
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 2 (3.51%) Guidewire
3 2 (3.51%) Juniper
3 2 (3.51%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Progress
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Teradata