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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4049 3493 3311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.14% 6.72% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 7.07% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 2250 2142
Median daily rate £525 £513 £517
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 16
Median hourly rate £42.84 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £25.75 £39.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £69.07 £74.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 1889 £550 - 254
South East +4 714 £500 +4.16% 93
West Midlands +2 304 £500 +2.56% 32
North West -1 303 £515 - 29
Yorkshire +19 202 £525 +5.00% 32
East Midlands +11 161 £550 +4.76% 17
East of England +1 153 £500 - 26
South West -5 151 £500 - 23
North East -6 99 £445 -19.09% 6
Midlands 0 41 £550 +10.00% 1
South Coast +2 2 £525 -12.50%
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 1534 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1317 (15.55%) Finance
3 1224 (14.45%) Java
4 1125 (13.29%) Security Cleared
5 1076 (12.71%) TOGAF
6 1071 (12.65%) Microsoft
7 987 (11.66%) Oracle
8 859 (10.14%) Windows
9 850 (10.04%) SC Cleared
10 809 (9.55%) Migration
11 740 (8.74%) SOA
12 734 (8.67%) SQL
13 727 (8.59%) Linux
14 714 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
15 705 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 689 (8.14%) Data Modelling
16 689 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
17 625 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
18 624 (7.37%) VMware
19 612 (7.23%) Retail
20 601 (7.10%) Banking
21 594 (7.01%) Data Centre
22 569 (6.72%) Active Directory
23 567 (6.70%) Cisco
24 521 (6.15%) Web Services
25 500 (5.90%) .NET
26 487 (5.75%) CRM
27 483 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
28 457 (5.40%) Technical Architecture
29 456 (5.38%) SQL Server

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
1 287 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 142 (1.68%) CMS
3 135 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 117 (1.38%) Apache
5 114 (1.35%) JBoss
6 111 (1.31%) Confluence
7 109 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
8 106 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 101 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 98 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 95 (1.12%) MS Exchange
12 90 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 86 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 74 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 70 (0.83%) SAS
16 68 (0.80%) IIS
17 66 (0.78%) Mule
18 65 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
19 57 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
20 44 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 330 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 82 (0.97%) MS Office
3 54 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.11%) MS Project
7 4 (0.047%) HipChat
8 3 (0.035%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.024%) InVision
9 2 (0.024%) SPSS
10 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.012%) Revit
10 1 (0.012%) Simulink
10 1 (0.012%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.012%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 182 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 57 (0.67%) Eloqua
4 44 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 38 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 32 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
6 32 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 27 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 26 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
10 25 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
10 25 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
11 24 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
11 24 (0.28%) Unica
12 21 (0.25%) SAP HCM
13 19 (0.22%) SAP ERP
14 18 (0.21%) SAP MDM
15 17 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 16 (0.19%) SAP HR
16 16 (0.19%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 689 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 625 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 332 (3.92%) IaaS
3 332 (3.92%) PaaS
4 329 (3.89%) SaaS
5 311 (3.67%) Office 365
6 86 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 82 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (0.58%) GitHub
9 41 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
10 39 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 30 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.28%) Google Apps
13 24 (0.28%) Yammer
14 21 (0.25%) Boomi
15 16 (0.19%) Force.com
15 16 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
15 16 (0.19%) OpenShift
16 15 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 426 (5.03%) Firewall
2 400 (4.72%) WAN
3 378 (4.46%) LAN
4 226 (2.67%) Network Security
5 157 (1.85%) SAN
6 149 (1.76%) Internet
6 149 (1.76%) Wireless
7 135 (1.59%) VPN
8 127 (1.50%) HTTP
9 115 (1.36%) DNS
10 108 (1.28%) MPLS
11 104 (1.23%) LDAP
12 102 (1.20%) VoIP
13 94 (1.11%) TCP/IP
14 92 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 71 (0.84%) NAS
16 68 (0.80%) Unified Communications
17 65 (0.77%) SSL
18 64 (0.76%) NetScaler
19 62 (0.73%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 391 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 364 (4.30%) Big Data
4 287 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 262 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 199 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 177 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 160 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 146 (1.72%) MySQL
10 126 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
11 90 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 85 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 85 (1.00%) DB2
13 78 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 75 (0.89%) HBase
15 66 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 64 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
17 61 (0.72%) SAP HANA
18 60 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 52 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 183 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 179 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 167 (1.97%) JIRA
4 121 (1.43%) Maven
5 55 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 54 (0.64%) ERwin
7 53 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 52 (0.61%) Subversion
9 45 (0.53%) Selenium
9 45 (0.53%) SoapUI
10 36 (0.43%) JUnit
11 34 (0.40%) Ant
11 34 (0.40%) Visual Studio
12 31 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 30 (0.35%) ClearQuest
14 28 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
15 27 (0.32%) Axure RP
16 23 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (0.24%) Hudson
17 20 (0.24%) SonarQube
General
1 1317 (15.55%) Finance
2 612 (7.23%) Retail
3 601 (7.10%) Banking
4 308 (3.64%) Marketing
5 260 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 148 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 99 (1.17%) Legal
8 94 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 72 (0.85%) Publishing
10 64 (0.76%) Law
11 50 (0.59%) Billing
12 49 (0.58%) Automotive
13 43 (0.51%) Back Office
13 43 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 38 (0.45%) Advertising
15 35 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.33%) Games
17 26 (0.31%) Front Office
18 24 (0.28%) Electronics
19 20 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (6.15%) Web Services
2 500 (5.90%) .NET
3 403 (4.76%) Middleware
4 390 (4.61%) REST
5 365 (4.31%) XML
6 364 (4.30%) HTML
7 282 (3.33%) SOAP
8 264 (3.12%) Spring
9 246 (2.91%) CSS
10 244 (2.88%) J2EE
11 226 (2.67%) JSON
12 183 (2.16%) HTML5
13 158 (1.87%) RESTful
14 149 (1.76%) AngularJS
15 98 (1.16%) ASP.NET
16 94 (1.11%) Node.js
17 93 (1.10%) Java EE
18 92 (1.09%) CSS3
19 87 (1.03%) jQuery
19 87 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 594 (7.01%) Data Centre
2 353 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 263 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 202 (2.39%) Data Integration
5 190 (2.24%) User Experience
6 178 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 121 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 121 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 118 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 114 (1.35%) PKI
10 111 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 108 (1.28%) Mainframe
12 107 (1.26%) CESG
13 95 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 87 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 84 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 71 (0.84%) NHS
17 67 (0.79%) Virtual Team
18 62 (0.73%) Algorithms
19 56 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 859 (10.14%) Windows
2 727 (8.59%) Linux
3 358 (4.23%) Unix
4 314 (3.71%) Windows Server
5 186 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 156 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 153 (1.81%) Solaris
8 142 (1.68%) AIX
9 127 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 93 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 74 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 67 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 66 (0.78%) Android
14 56 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 30 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.31%) HPUX
16 26 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 25 (0.30%) zOS
18 22 (0.26%) SUSE
19 15 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1534 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1076 (12.71%) TOGAF
3 809 (9.55%) Migration
4 740 (8.74%) SOA
5 714 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 705 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 689 (8.14%) Data Modelling
8 487 (5.75%) CRM
9 483 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
10 457 (5.40%) Technical Architecture
11 449 (5.30%) DevOps
12 448 (5.29%) ITIL
13 430 (5.08%) Open Source
14 422 (4.98%) Data Architecture
15 405 (4.78%) Data Management
16 385 (4.55%) Scrum
17 373 (4.40%) E-Commerce
18 339 (4.00%) Project Management
19 323 (3.81%) Security Architecture
20 312 (3.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1224 (14.45%) Java
2 734 (8.67%) SQL
3 409 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 234 (2.76%) C#
5 202 (2.39%) Python
6 132 (1.56%) Scala
7 125 (1.48%) Ruby
8 117 (1.38%) PHP
9 110 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 101 (1.19%) C
11 82 (0.97%) C++
12 75 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 68 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 53 (0.63%) Perl
15 36 (0.43%) T-SQL
16 32 (0.38%) COBOL
16 32 (0.38%) R
17 28 (0.33%) Apex Code
18 26 (0.31%) VB
19 18 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1125 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 850 (10.04%) SC Cleared
3 335 (3.96%) Degree
4 261 (3.08%) CISSP
5 216 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 144 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 121 (1.43%) CCIE
8 118 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 99 (1.17%) CCNP
10 89 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 76 (0.90%) MCSE
12 75 (0.89%) CISM
13 62 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
14 58 (0.68%) CCNA
15 54 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
16 50 (0.59%) CLAS
17 41 (0.48%) CISA
18 36 (0.43%) CRISC
19 28 (0.33%) JNCIA
19 28 (0.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 136 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 136 (1.61%) QA
3 102 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 60 (0.71%) COBIT
6 52 (0.61%) SLA
7 26 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 23 (0.27%) HL7
9 20 (0.24%) MiFID
10 18 (0.21%) ISO20022
11 15 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 15 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 13 (0.15%) SEPA
13 10 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
14 9 (0.11%) EMIR
15 6 (0.071%) Dublin Core
15 6 (0.071%) PA-DSS
16 5 (0.059%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 569 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 380 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 115 (1.36%) Docker
5 70 (0.83%) XenApp
6 65 (0.77%) Xen
7 58 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 43 (0.51%) KVM
8 43 (0.51%) vSphere
9 42 (0.50%) vCloud
9 42 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 37 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
12 30 (0.35%) HDFS
13 29 (0.34%) NFS
13 29 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 29 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 28 (0.33%) Apache Flume
15 27 (0.32%) SRDF
16 25 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 242 (2.86%) Puppet
2 209 (2.47%) SCCM
3 112 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 100 (1.18%) Ansible
5 71 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 53 (0.63%) SCOM
7 38 (0.45%) Graphite
8 37 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 34 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 26 (0.31%) Nagios
11 23 (0.27%) AirWatch
12 21 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
12 21 (0.25%) WSUS
13 20 (0.24%) Grafana
14 18 (0.21%) logstash
14 18 (0.21%) Terraform
15 16 (0.19%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
16 14 (0.17%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1071 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 987 (11.66%) Oracle
3 624 (7.37%) VMware
4 567 (6.70%) Cisco
5 442 (5.22%) IBM
6 430 (5.08%) SAP
7 285 (3.37%) Citrix
8 204 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
9 171 (2.02%) Juniper
10 170 (2.01%) HP
11 132 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 116 (1.37%) Informatica
13 115 (1.36%) EMC
14 114 (1.35%) Google
15 113 (1.33%) Adobe
16 108 (1.28%) F5
17 106 (1.25%) CheckPoint
18 98 (1.16%) MuleSoft
19 86 (1.02%) Pega
20 84 (0.99%) hybris
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