The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 261 104 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.16% 4.58% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% 4.91% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 66 100
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -1.66%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2438 2118 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.86% 93.30% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1136 1173
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 258 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +18 77 £550 +10.00% 13
Hertfordshire +14 75 £475 -6.17% 7
Cambridgeshire +10 44 £505 +9.18% 12
Suffolk - 36 £469 - 4
Essex -3 19 £588 +26.34% 6
Norfolk +14 10 £475 +14.45%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 115 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.46%) SOA
3 105 (21.60%) E-Commerce
4 90 (18.52%) Oracle
5 89 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 80 (16.46%) Finance
7 77 (15.84%) .NET
8 76 (15.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 73 (15.02%) Java
10 68 (13.99%) Web Services
11 57 (11.73%) SQL Server
12 53 (10.91%) Linux
13 51 (10.49%) Technical Architecture
14 45 (9.26%) J2EE
15 42 (8.64%) Retail
15 42 (8.64%) C#
16 41 (8.44%) SAP
17 40 (8.23%) TOGAF
18 39 (8.02%) UML
19 37 (7.61%) SQL
20 36 (7.41%) UNIX
21 34 (7.00%) Windows
22 33 (6.79%) CRM
22 33 (6.79%) Data Management
22 33 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (6.79%) Master Data Management
23 32 (6.58%) Data Modelling
24 31 (6.38%) ITIL
24 31 (6.38%) Data Architecture
25 29 (5.97%) Business Intelligence

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.29%) WebLogic
4 15 (3.09%) CMS
5 12 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.03%) Mule
9 5 (1.03%) JBoss
10 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.82%) Apache
10 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.62%) Node.js
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.62%) Documentum
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) SPSS
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.82%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MRS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.85%) SaaS
4 7 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.82%) Office 365
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.62%) PaaS
6 3 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.26%) SAN
1 11 (2.26%) Firewall
2 8 (1.65%) VPN
3 6 (1.23%) Internet
4 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.82%) DNS
5 4 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.62%) LAN
6 3 (0.62%) WAN
7 2 (0.41%) Intranet
7 2 (0.41%) 3G
7 2 (0.41%) Network Security
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.21%) LTE
8 1 (0.21%) NAS
8 1 (0.21%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.21%) Extranet
8 1 (0.21%) DSL
8 1 (0.21%) 2G
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (4.53%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.29%) Couchbase
6 14 (2.88%) MySQL
7 12 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.44%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.82%) SAP BI
10 4 (0.82%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.62%) QlikView
11 3 (0.62%) DB2
12 2 (0.41%) Redis
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.06%) JIRA
3 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.65%) ERwin
4 7 (1.44%) Selenium
5 4 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.82%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.62%) Subversion
6 3 (0.62%) JUnit
6 3 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.41%) XMLSpy
7 2 (0.41%) Ant
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
General
1 80 (16.46%) Finance
2 42 (8.64%) Retail
3 19 (3.91%) Banking
4 18 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.67%) Legal
6 9 (1.85%) Marketing
7 8 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Back Office
8 4 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.84%) .NET
2 68 (13.99%) Web Services
3 45 (9.26%) J2EE
4 23 (4.73%) Middleware
5 21 (4.32%) XML
6 19 (3.91%) ASP.NET
7 16 (3.29%) SOAP
7 16 (3.29%) REST
8 15 (3.09%) Spring
8 15 (3.09%) HTML
9 12 (2.47%) jQuery
10 10 (2.06%) CSS
10 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.85%) WCF
12 8 (1.65%) JSON
12 8 (1.65%) HTML5
12 8 (1.65%) RESTful
13 7 (1.44%) SAP PI
13 7 (1.44%) Apache Camel
13 7 (1.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.12%) Open Source
1 20 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 9 (1.85%) NHS
3 8 (1.65%) User Experience
3 8 (1.65%) FMCG
4 7 (1.44%) Replication
4 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.23%) Clustering
5 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.23%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.23%) Kindle
6 5 (1.03%) EPoS
6 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.91%) Linux
2 36 (7.41%) UNIX
3 34 (7.00%) Windows
4 22 (4.53%) Solaris
5 12 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (1.44%) AIX
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.62%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) GCOS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.46%) SOA
3 105 (21.60%) E-Commerce
4 76 (15.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 51 (10.49%) Technical Architecture
6 40 (8.23%) TOGAF
7 39 (8.02%) UML
8 33 (6.79%) CRM
8 33 (6.79%) Data Management
8 33 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (6.79%) Master Data Management
9 32 (6.58%) Data Modelling
10 31 (6.38%) ITIL
10 31 (6.38%) Data Architecture
11 29 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.12%) Data Analysis
13 18 (3.70%) Project Management
14 17 (3.50%) MVC
14 17 (3.50%) EAI
15 16 (3.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.02%) Java
2 42 (8.64%) C#
3 37 (7.61%) SQL
4 9 (1.85%) Perl
5 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.82%) C
7 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.62%) Ruby
8 3 (0.62%) Python
8 3 (0.62%) C++
8 3 (0.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.21%) Golang
Qualifications
1 18 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 18 (3.70%) Degree
2 15 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.06%) CCNA
5 9 (1.85%) CCDP
5 9 (1.85%) ISEB
6 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.62%) ISSAP
7 3 (0.62%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.41%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) MCITP
9 1 (0.21%) MCTS
9 1 (0.21%) CISA
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) CCIE
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.03%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.41%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.62%) vSphere
3 3 (0.62%) SRDF
3 3 (0.62%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.62%) Docker
4 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.44%) Puppet
2 7 (1.44%) SCOM
3 4 (0.82%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 90 (18.52%) Oracle
2 89 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.44%) SAP
4 16 (3.29%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.88%) Cisco
6 13 (2.67%) VMware
7 12 (2.47%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.06%) IBM
9 8 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.65%) hybris
10 7 (1.44%) F5
10 7 (1.44%) HP
11 6 (1.23%) EMC
11 6 (1.23%) Sun
11 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.23%) Teradata
11 6 (1.23%) webMethods
12 5 (1.03%) KANA
12 5 (1.03%) Informatica
12 5 (1.03%) Adobe
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Depending on experience
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
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