The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 87 65 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.54% 3.99% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 4.30% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 15
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1473 1511 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.82% 92.64% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 760 639
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 101 131
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Northamptonshire +16 31 £473 -9.56% 4
Nottinghamshire +20 24 £550 +41.93% 4
Leicestershire +12 12 £483 +13.58% 1
Derbyshire -9 4 £625 +42.85% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (15.79%) SOA
2 20 (15.04%) WebSphere
3 19 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (13.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 18 (13.53%) Windows
4 18 (13.53%) SAP
4 18 (13.53%) Finance
5 17 (12.78%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (12.78%) Java
5 17 (12.78%) IBM
6 16 (12.03%) .NET
6 16 (12.03%) Oracle
6 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.28%) XML
7 15 (11.28%) Cisco
8 14 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (10.53%) HTTPS
8 14 (10.53%) HTTP
8 14 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (9.77%) Retail
9 13 (9.77%) SQL
9 13 (9.77%) Middleware
10 12 (9.02%) ERP
10 12 (9.02%) Scrum
11 10 (7.52%) VMware
11 10 (7.52%) DataPower
11 10 (7.52%) WAN
11 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
11 10 (7.52%) Web Services
12 9 (6.77%) HTML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 20 (15.04%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.02%) NetWeaver
3 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.26%) SAS
6 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.75%) CICS
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.75%) Liferay
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Force.com
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
2 3 (2.26%) PaaS
2 3 (2.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) HTTP
1 14 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 10 (7.52%) WAN
3 9 (6.77%) Firewall
4 6 (4.51%) Network Security
5 4 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.01%) SAN
6 3 (2.26%) LAN
7 2 (1.50%) OSPF
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.50%) DMZ
8 1 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) 3G
8 1 (0.75%) 802.11
8 1 (0.75%) MPLS
8 1 (0.75%) DHCP
8 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.75%) DNS
8 1 (0.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.75%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) DB2
2 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.50%) MySQL
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.75%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (13.53%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Retail
3 8 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.51%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) International Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (12.03%) .NET
3 15 (11.28%) XML
4 14 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (9.77%) Middleware
6 10 (7.52%) Web Services
7 9 (6.77%) HTML
7 9 (6.77%) JSON
7 9 (6.77%) REST
8 8 (6.02%) XSD
8 8 (6.02%) JMS
8 8 (6.02%) WSDL
9 6 (4.51%) OLE
9 6 (4.51%) J2EE
10 4 (3.01%) Visualforce
11 3 (2.26%) EDI
11 3 (2.26%) Struts
12 2 (1.50%) SOAP
12 2 (1.50%) EJB
12 2 (1.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) DataPower
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.01%) NHS
5 3 (2.26%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.26%) Open Source
6 2 (1.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 8 (6.02%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) UNIX
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.50%) Android
6 2 (1.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) SOA
2 19 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (9.02%) ERP
5 12 (9.02%) Scrum
6 9 (6.77%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.02%) UML
7 8 (6.02%) CRM
7 8 (6.02%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.02%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) TDD
9 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.76%) Migration
10 4 (3.01%) Information Management
10 4 (3.01%) Document Management
10 4 (3.01%) Project Management
10 4 (3.01%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.78%) Java
2 13 (9.77%) SQL
3 7 (5.26%) C++
4 4 (3.01%) C#
4 4 (3.01%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.50%) R
5 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.50%) X++
6 1 (0.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) CCIE
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISM
4 1 (0.75%) GIAC
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.75%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.75%) ISSEP
4 1 (0.75%) ISSMP
4 1 (0.75%) MBCS
4 1 (0.75%) CITP
4 1 (0.75%) CCDP
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) SCCM
1 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) SAP
2 17 (12.78%) IBM
2 17 (12.78%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (12.03%) Oracle
4 15 (11.28%) Cisco
5 10 (7.52%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.52%) VMware
6 7 (5.26%) Intel
7 5 (3.76%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.76%) NetApp
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.26%) Google
8 3 (2.26%) Software AG
9 2 (1.50%) HP
9 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.75%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.75%) hybris
10 1 (0.75%) TSYS
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