The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / England
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3330 3645 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.16% 7.83% 6.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.62% 8.25% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2130 2222 1895
Median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 14
Median hourly rate £55.00 £58.50 £36.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +61.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £37.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £100.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +53.63%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 1657 £575 +4.54% 225
South East +5 607 £525 +0.96% 77
West Midlands -3 193 £514 +2.75% 22
East of England -4 187 £508 -7.72% 26
North West -10 187 £543 +8.50% 40
South West +2 147 £550 +11.11% 46
Yorkshire +5 135 £525 - 39
East Midlands +4 124 £500 +11.11% 15
North East -12 50 £445 -11.00% 3
Midlands -2 18 £600 - 2
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 1411 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1273 (17.51%) Finance
3 1003 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 958 (13.17%) Java
5 935 (12.86%) Security Cleared
6 885 (12.17%) TOGAF
7 822 (11.30%) Oracle
8 721 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 713 (9.80%) SC Cleared
10 683 (9.39%) Migration
11 661 (9.09%) Windows
12 651 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
13 644 (8.86%) SQL
14 641 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 636 (8.75%) Data Modelling
16 569 (7.82%) Enterprise Architecture
16 569 (7.82%) SOA
17 565 (7.77%) Banking
18 531 (7.30%) Linux
19 509 (7.00%) Cisco
20 505 (6.94%) VMware
21 497 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
22 489 (6.72%) Retail
23 487 (6.70%) Web Services
24 485 (6.67%) SQL Server
25 474 (6.52%) SAP
26 451 (6.20%) .NET
27 443 (6.09%) Data Centre
28 426 (5.86%) DevOps
29 420 (5.78%) Big Data

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 251 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 162 (2.23%) Apache
3 153 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 114 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 110 (1.51%) CMS
6 107 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 104 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 104 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 92 (1.27%) Skype for Business
9 89 (1.22%) JBoss
9 89 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 87 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 81 (1.11%) Confluence
12 77 (1.06%) MS Exchange
13 68 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 60 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
15 52 (0.72%) IIS
15 52 (0.72%) OpenStack
16 42 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
17 37 (0.51%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 284 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 85 (1.17%) MS Office
3 69 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.45%) MS Project
5 9 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.083%) Simulink
7 6 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.069%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.055%) Windchill
10 3 (0.041%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.028%) HipChat
12 1 (0.014%) CATIA
12 1 (0.014%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.014%) InDesign
12 1 (0.014%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 176 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 34 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 30 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 28 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 26 (0.36%) Maximo
8 25 (0.34%) SAP MDM
9 22 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
9 22 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
10 21 (0.29%) SAP FI
11 20 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
11 20 (0.28%) SAP CRM
12 19 (0.26%) SAP ERP
12 19 (0.26%) SAP hybris
13 18 (0.25%) Magento
14 15 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
14 15 (0.21%) SAP CO
15 14 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 721 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 651 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
3 293 (4.03%) Office 365
4 277 (3.81%) PaaS
5 267 (3.67%) IaaS
6 223 (3.07%) SaaS
7 72 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 65 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 43 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 42 (0.58%) GitHub
11 40 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
12 37 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 36 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (0.50%) OpenShift
14 27 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
15 25 (0.34%) Yammer
16 22 (0.30%) Boomi
17 19 (0.26%) OneDrive
18 17 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 17 (0.23%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 378 (5.20%) WAN
2 358 (4.92%) Firewall
3 300 (4.13%) LAN
4 213 (2.93%) Network Security
5 180 (2.48%) DNS
6 178 (2.45%) Internet
7 159 (2.19%) VPN
8 121 (1.66%) MPLS
9 105 (1.44%) SAN
10 95 (1.31%) LDAP
11 83 (1.14%) DHCP
12 81 (1.11%) HTTP
13 78 (1.07%) VoIP
14 75 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
15 73 (1.00%) Wireless
16 71 (0.98%) Skype
17 67 (0.92%) TCP/IP
18 59 (0.81%) VLAN
19 55 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
20 48 (0.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 420 (5.78%) Big Data
3 356 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
4 316 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 277 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 264 (3.63%) MongoDB
7 190 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 153 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 145 (1.99%) MySQL
10 133 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 130 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 100 (1.38%) Apache Hive
13 93 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 88 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
15 82 (1.13%) DB2
16 81 (1.11%) HBase
16 81 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 78 (1.07%) SAP HANA
18 65 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 55 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 196 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 149 (2.05%) JIRA
3 140 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 59 (0.81%) Maven
5 54 (0.74%) Selenium
6 50 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 44 (0.61%) ERwin
9 33 (0.45%) Ant
10 32 (0.44%) Subversion
11 31 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
12 25 (0.34%) Eclipse
13 24 (0.33%) Cucumber
14 23 (0.32%) Bitbucket
15 22 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (0.30%) SonarQube
16 21 (0.29%) JMeter
16 21 (0.29%) JUnit
17 20 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
18 17 (0.23%) Axure RP
General
1 1273 (17.51%) Finance
2 565 (7.77%) Banking
3 489 (6.72%) Retail
4 229 (3.15%) Marketing
5 206 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 143 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 94 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 83 (1.14%) Legal
9 72 (0.99%) Advertising
9 72 (0.99%) Billing
10 55 (0.76%) Publishing
11 52 (0.72%) Back Office
12 43 (0.59%) Automotive
13 42 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 39 (0.54%) Law
15 34 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 32 (0.44%) Electronics
17 21 (0.29%) Games
18 18 (0.25%) Front Office
18 18 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (6.70%) Web Services
2 451 (6.20%) .NET
3 360 (4.95%) REST
4 358 (4.92%) HTML
5 306 (4.21%) XML
6 299 (4.11%) Middleware
7 259 (3.56%) JSON
8 255 (3.51%) CSS
9 248 (3.41%) J2EE
10 247 (3.40%) Spring
11 236 (3.25%) SOAP
12 168 (2.31%) HTML5
13 163 (2.24%) RESTful
14 150 (2.06%) AngularJS
15 114 (1.57%) ASP.NET
16 113 (1.55%) CSS3
17 105 (1.44%) jQuery
18 99 (1.36%) Node.js
19 90 (1.24%) Kafka
20 85 (1.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 443 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 360 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 198 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 180 (2.48%) User Experience
6 143 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 132 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 118 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 112 (1.54%) Public Cloud
10 105 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 95 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 95 (1.31%) Visualisation
12 93 (1.28%) PKI
13 82 (1.13%) Private Cloud
14 78 (1.07%) Mainframe
15 66 (0.91%) Reference Data
16 65 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 62 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 53 (0.73%) CESG
19 50 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 661 (9.09%) Windows
2 531 (7.30%) Linux
3 271 (3.73%) Unix
4 208 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 108 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (1.46%) Solaris
7 96 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (1.29%) AIX
9 84 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 75 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 57 (0.78%) Android
12 51 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 28 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 26 (0.36%) HPUX
16 14 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.15%) SUSE
18 9 (0.12%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1411 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (12.17%) TOGAF
3 683 (9.39%) Migration
4 641 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 636 (8.75%) Data Modelling
6 569 (7.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 569 (7.82%) SOA
7 497 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
8 426 (5.86%) DevOps
9 417 (5.73%) CRM
10 408 (5.61%) Scrum
11 405 (5.57%) Data Architecture
12 386 (5.31%) E-Commerce
13 378 (5.20%) Technical Architecture
14 366 (5.03%) ITIL
15 354 (4.87%) Open Source
16 314 (4.32%) Analytics
17 296 (4.07%) Data Management
18 289 (3.97%) ETL
19 272 (3.74%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 958 (13.17%) Java
2 644 (8.86%) SQL
3 407 (5.60%) JavaScript
4 241 (3.31%) Python
5 229 (3.15%) C#
6 154 (2.12%) Ruby
7 135 (1.86%) Scala
8 127 (1.75%) C
9 85 (1.17%) PHP
10 71 (0.98%) C++
11 70 (0.96%) Perl
12 67 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 62 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 53 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 46 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 39 (0.54%) R
17 21 (0.29%) Apex Code
17 21 (0.29%) Bash Shell
18 20 (0.28%) ABAP
18 20 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 935 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 713 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 313 (4.30%) Degree
4 200 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 141 (1.94%) CISSP
6 139 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 132 (1.82%) CCIE
8 119 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 94 (1.29%) CCNP
10 69 (0.95%) MCSE
11 67 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
12 53 (0.73%) CISM
13 48 (0.66%) CLAS
14 46 (0.63%) CCNA
15 43 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (0.50%) ISEB
17 28 (0.39%) PMP
18 25 (0.34%) AWS Certification
18 25 (0.34%) CRISC
18 25 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (2.04%) QA
2 139 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 125 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 101 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 57 (0.78%) SLA
7 37 (0.51%) MiFID
8 36 (0.50%) COBIT
9 23 (0.32%) ISO20022
10 19 (0.26%) FATCA
10 19 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
12 12 (0.17%) SEPA
13 10 (0.14%) JSP 440
14 9 (0.12%) PA-DSS
15 7 (0.096%) EMIR
15 7 (0.096%) RMADS
16 6 (0.083%) Dublin Core
16 6 (0.083%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.055%) HIPAA
System Software
1 413 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 287 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (1.99%) Docker
4 141 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 55 (0.76%) vCloud
6 55 (0.76%) XenApp
7 53 (0.73%) vSphere
8 45 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 33 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 31 (0.43%) Apache Flume
11 29 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 25 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
14 18 (0.25%) KVM
14 18 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 18 (0.25%) SRDF
14 18 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
14 18 (0.25%) XenServer
15 17 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 174 (2.39%) Puppet
2 106 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (1.42%) SCCM
4 99 (1.36%) Ansible
5 38 (0.52%) SCOM
5 38 (0.52%) Terraform
6 35 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 32 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 31 (0.43%) MOM
8 31 (0.43%) Nagios
9 27 (0.37%) vRealize
10 22 (0.30%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 17 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 17 (0.23%) Consul
12 17 (0.23%) Packer
12 17 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 15 (0.21%) logstash
13 15 (0.21%) Rsyslog
14 14 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1003 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 822 (11.30%) Oracle
3 509 (7.00%) Cisco
4 505 (6.94%) VMware
5 474 (6.52%) SAP
6 337 (4.63%) IBM
7 178 (2.45%) Citrix
8 156 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 127 (1.75%) Adobe
10 126 (1.73%) HP
11 115 (1.58%) MuleSoft
12 112 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 111 (1.53%) CheckPoint
14 102 (1.40%) Splunk
15 97 (1.33%) Juniper
16 88 (1.21%) Google
17 84 (1.16%) F5
18 82 (1.13%) Informatica
19 81 (1.11%) hybris
20 72 (0.99%) NetApp
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + Highly Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £630 per day + -
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £675 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £543 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £575.00 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago