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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 10 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.54% 7.14% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.95% 7.31% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Average daily rate £500 £676 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.98% +50.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £609 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
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
190 219 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.48% 97.77% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 126 82
Average daily rate £391 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 19
Average hourly rate £20.63 £32.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.54% +29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £10.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 10 £575 -17.85% 1
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) QA
3 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (20.83%) Guidewire
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITSM
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (16.67%) BMC
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) OWASP
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) COBIT
6 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ERwin
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) OWASP
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) C#
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.50%) COBIT
4 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Guidewire
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) BMC
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica