The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 25 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3415 2932 2787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.56% 6.18% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 6.66% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2201 1858 1575
Average daily rate
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£520 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 8
Average hourly rate £43.75 £65.35 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.05% +46.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £44.25 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £95.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £63.93 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-29.60% +36.01%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47128 44016 44499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.58% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30301 27208 25510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1919 2403
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
London -1 1595 £550 +4.76% 281
South East +8 668 £500 +5.26% 124
South West +20 266 £545 +13.16% 62
East of England +33 262 £550 +22.22% 35
North West -2 180 £500 +5.26% 27
West Midlands 0 172 £450 - 23
Yorkshire +17 125 £450 -12.19% 36
East Midlands +17 81 £500 - 23
North East -10 42 £490 -2.00% 6
Midlands -12 8 £750 +50.00% 4
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1184 (17.84%) Finance
2 1101 (16.59%) Oracle
3 833 (12.55%) Microsoft
4 827 (12.46%) TOGAF
5 808 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
6 785 (11.83%) Java
7 676 (10.19%) Windows
8 641 (9.66%) SQL
9 640 (9.65%) Security Cleared
10 634 (9.56%) SOA
11 599 (9.03%) Migration
12 589 (8.88%) Enterprise Architecture
13 564 (8.50%) Data Modelling
14 558 (8.41%) .NET
15 504 (7.60%) SQL Server
16 501 (7.55%) Banking
17 494 (7.45%) Linux
18 482 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
19 478 (7.20%) Retail
20 448 (6.75%) VMware
21 432 (6.51%) SAP
22 429 (6.47%) UNIX
23 428 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
24 420 (6.33%) SC Cleared
25 417 (6.28%) Data Architecture
26 412 (6.21%) CRM
27 401 (6.04%) Cisco
28 397 (5.98%) E-Commerce
29 391 (5.89%) ITIL
30 387 (5.83%) Web Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 339 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 181 (2.73%) WebSphere
3 149 (2.25%) Apache
4 144 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 132 (1.99%) Lync
6 110 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 105 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 100 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 94 (1.42%) MS Exchange
10 92 (1.39%) CMS
11 74 (1.12%) IIS
12 70 (1.06%) JBoss
13 65 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
14 57 (0.86%) Tomcat
15 54 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
16 50 (0.75%) SAS
17 39 (0.59%) Node.js
18 38 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
19 35 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
20 32 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 267 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 129 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 55 (0.83%) MS Office
4 48 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 28 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
7 21 (0.32%) MS Project
8 20 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.26%) Revit
9 17 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 17 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.23%) SPSS
11 14 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.11%) InDesign
14 4 (0.060%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.030%) Stata
16 1 (0.015%) Simulink
16 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 144 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 109 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 60 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 49 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 26 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
8 21 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 20 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
10 19 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
11 16 (0.24%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.21%) SAP CRM
12 14 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
13 13 (0.20%) ResourceLink
14 12 (0.18%) Tridion
14 12 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
15 11 (0.17%) Summit
16 10 (0.15%) SAP FI
16 10 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
17 9 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 167 (2.52%) SaaS
2 113 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (1.36%) Office 365
5 89 (1.34%) PaaS
6 85 (1.28%) IaaS
7 84 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.48%) Force.com
9 16 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
12 6 (0.090%) Heroku
13 3 (0.045%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.045%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.045%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.045%) Taleo
14 2 (0.030%) GitHub
14 2 (0.030%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.015%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 270 (4.07%) WAN
2 265 (3.99%) Firewall
3 253 (3.81%) LAN
4 221 (3.33%) Internet
5 218 (3.29%) SAN
6 92 (1.39%) Network Security
6 92 (1.39%) DNS
7 89 (1.34%) VPN
8 82 (1.24%) NAS
9 81 (1.22%) MPLS
10 70 (1.06%) BGP
11 65 (0.98%) 3G
12 63 (0.95%) OSPF
13 52 (0.78%) HTTP
13 52 (0.78%) VoIP
13 52 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (0.77%) Wireless
15 46 (0.69%) TCP/IP
16 45 (0.68%) VLAN
17 43 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 360 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 252 (3.80%) Big Data
4 220 (3.32%) Hadoop
5 202 (3.04%) Oracle Database
6 197 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 147 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 146 (2.20%) MySQL
9 128 (1.93%) Relational Database
10 105 (1.58%) DB2
11 97 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 92 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
13 84 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 81 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 74 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
16 67 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
16 67 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
17 66 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (0.95%) RDBMS
19 57 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 119 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 78 (1.18%) Maven
3 65 (0.98%) JIRA
4 56 (0.84%) Axure RP
5 39 (0.59%) Selenium
6 38 (0.57%) Hudson
7 37 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 37 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 36 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 28 (0.42%) ERwin
11 27 (0.41%) Cucumber
12 25 (0.38%) Subversion
13 24 (0.36%) FitNesse
14 21 (0.32%) JMeter
15 19 (0.29%) JUnit
16 15 (0.23%) NUnit
17 13 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
18 12 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
19 11 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 1184 (17.84%) Finance
2 501 (7.55%) Banking
3 478 (7.20%) Retail
4 376 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 151 (2.28%) Marketing
6 135 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 132 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 91 (1.37%) Billing
9 55 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 49 (0.74%) Legal
11 44 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 42 (0.63%) Front Office
13 41 (0.62%) Local Government
14 38 (0.57%) Back Office
15 37 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 36 (0.54%) Publishing
17 32 (0.48%) Advertising
18 28 (0.42%) Automotive
19 27 (0.41%) Electronics
20 22 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (8.41%) .NET
2 387 (5.83%) Web Services
3 281 (4.24%) Middleware
4 264 (3.98%) HTML
4 264 (3.98%) XML
5 246 (3.71%) J2EE
6 172 (2.59%) SOAP
7 150 (2.26%) CSS
8 148 (2.23%) REST
9 131 (1.97%) HTML5
10 112 (1.69%) Spring
11 110 (1.66%) ASP.NET
12 89 (1.34%) JSON
13 87 (1.31%) RESTful
14 86 (1.30%) jQuery
15 72 (1.09%) .NET Framework
16 69 (1.04%) JMS
16 69 (1.04%) XSLT
17 68 (1.02%) Ajax
18 62 (0.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 302 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (4.13%) Open Source
3 194 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 177 (2.67%) User Experience
5 174 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 133 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 113 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 99 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 97 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 96 (1.45%) Clustering
11 84 (1.27%) Mainframe
12 76 (1.15%) CESG
13 70 (1.06%) Reference Data
14 69 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 54 (0.81%) FMCG
16 49 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 48 (0.72%) PKI
18 45 (0.68%) Replication
19 44 (0.66%) NHS
20 42 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 676 (10.19%) Windows
2 494 (7.45%) Linux
3 429 (6.47%) UNIX
4 126 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (1.85%) Solaris
6 95 (1.43%) AIX
7 82 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (1.04%) Android
9 67 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 47 (0.71%) Windows 7
13 35 (0.53%) CentOS
14 26 (0.39%) Debian
15 23 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (0.35%) HPUX
16 22 (0.33%) zOS
17 19 (0.29%) VMS
18 17 (0.26%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (12.46%) TOGAF
2 808 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
3 634 (9.56%) SOA
4 599 (9.03%) Migration
5 589 (8.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 564 (8.50%) Data Modelling
7 482 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 428 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 417 (6.28%) Data Architecture
10 412 (6.21%) CRM
11 397 (5.98%) E-Commerce
12 391 (5.89%) ITIL
13 353 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
14 288 (4.34%) Project Management
15 234 (3.53%) ETL
16 228 (3.44%) Data Management
17 218 (3.29%) Scrum
18 214 (3.23%) Security Architecture
19 207 (3.12%) Analytics
20 201 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 785 (11.83%) Java
2 641 (9.66%) SQL
3 280 (4.22%) C#
4 210 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 121 (1.82%) Python
6 112 (1.69%) PHP
7 101 (1.52%) Ruby
8 100 (1.51%) PL/SQL
9 97 (1.46%) Perl
10 94 (1.42%) C
11 93 (1.40%) Scala
12 76 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 65 (0.98%) C++
14 57 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 52 (0.78%) T-SQL
16 42 (0.63%) Apex Code
17 40 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 29 (0.44%) VBA
19 28 (0.42%) VB.NET
20 26 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 640 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 420 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 311 (4.69%) Degree
4 126 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 99 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (1.33%) CISSP
7 63 (0.95%) CCIE
8 61 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (0.69%) CCNP
10 41 (0.62%) MCSE
11 39 (0.59%) CCNA
12 36 (0.54%) CCDP
13 26 (0.39%) ISEB
14 24 (0.36%) CISM
15 22 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (0.30%) CISA
18 17 (0.26%) CEH
19 16 (0.24%) ISSAP
20 11 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (1.51%) QA
2 66 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.45%) SLA
6 26 (0.39%) COBIT
7 18 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.24%) JSP 440
9 12 (0.18%) BS7799
9 12 (0.18%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.12%) GAAP
11 8 (0.12%) Basel III
12 6 (0.090%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.075%) HL7
13 5 (0.075%) GxP
14 4 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 4 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 313 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 293 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.09%) vSphere
5 67 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
6 55 (0.83%) XenApp
7 41 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 29 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 28 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 26 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 26 (0.39%) HDFS
11 21 (0.32%) NFS
12 18 (0.27%) XenServer
13 15 (0.23%) KVM
14 14 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.21%) UAG
15 13 (0.20%) vCloud
15 13 (0.20%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 130 (1.96%) Puppet
2 98 (1.48%) SCCM
3 92 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (0.65%) SCOM
5 31 (0.47%) Oozie
5 31 (0.47%) Tivoli
6 22 (0.33%) Salt
6 22 (0.33%) Ambari
7 21 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 21 (0.32%) Cacti
7 21 (0.32%) Nagios
8 19 (0.29%) SCOrch
9 18 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (0.20%) Control-M
11 12 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (0.17%) Netcool
12 11 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.17%) BladeLogic
13 10 (0.15%) OpenView
13 10 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1101 (16.59%) Oracle
2 833 (12.55%) Microsoft
3 448 (6.75%) VMware
4 432 (6.51%) SAP
5 401 (6.04%) Cisco
6 319 (4.81%) IBM
7 162 (2.44%) Citrix
8 154 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
9 150 (2.26%) HP
10 121 (1.82%) EMC
11 99 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 91 (1.37%) Informatica
13 90 (1.36%) Adobe
14 89 (1.34%) Siebel
15 88 (1.33%) Sybase
15 88 (1.33%) NetApp
16 79 (1.19%) Juniper
16 79 (1.19%) F5
17 71 (1.07%) Dell
18 67 (1.01%) Teradata
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Romford, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £479.64 - £599.54 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £350 to £580 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday