The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.56% 1.65% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 1.72% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
213 232 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.67% 95.87% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 134 169
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
South West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 4 £500 +17.64% 5
Poole - - - -
Weymouth - - - - 1
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) IIS
3 11 (44.00%) Android
3 11 (44.00%) REST
3 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (36.00%) Sitecore
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) TIBCO
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (24.00%) Office 365
6 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) Content Management
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) Avaya
7 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.00%) iPhone
7 5 (20.00%) CMS
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.00%) Marketing
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) XenApp
8 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (48.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) REST
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) WebSockets
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) JMS
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Android
2 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Content Management
2 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) SEO
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) B2B
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) TIBCO
1 9 (36.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Google
5 2 (8.00%) Facebook
5 2 (8.00%) Twitter
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) webMethods
6 1 (4.00%) SAP