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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 13 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.76% 3.23% 11.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 3.53% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£655 £548 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.63% +19.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -24.32%
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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
77 85 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 91.67% 91.40% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 71
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £484 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) SRDF
1 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM