The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.94% 1.72% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 1.88% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£676 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.87% -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
200 160 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.46% 91.95% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 80
Average daily rate £363 £316 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +137.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £37.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Dorset region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Dorset region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 9 £700 - 1
Poole - 4 £676 -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) B2C
4 6 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) OO
5 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) JDBC
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Apache
6 4 (16.67%) Ingres
6 4 (16.67%) VMS
6 4 (16.67%) NFS
6 4 (16.67%) DNS
6 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Clustering
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) SSH
6 4 (16.67%) Korn
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 4 (16.67%) SSH
2 3 (12.50%) PuTTY
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) Ingres
3 3 (12.50%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) JDBC
1 4 (16.67%) Laravel
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) CGI
2 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.50%) DAO
3 1 (4.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) VMS
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) B2C
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) B2B
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Korn
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica
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