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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3774 3776 3463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.14% 7.43% 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 7.83% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2358 2224
Median daily rate £550 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 20
Median hourly rate £48.25 £45.23 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £29.10 £27.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.50 £100.00 £68.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -12.77%
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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +9 1827 £575 +4.54% 225
South East +2 645 £513 +2.50% 80
North West -8 267 £600 +20.00% 35
West Midlands -5 247 £519 +3.75% 30
East of England -8 157 £500 -4.76% 25
South West -3 152 £508 +1.50% 37
North East +26 147 £475 -20.83% 1
East Midlands 0 136 £525 +16.66% 20
Yorkshire -4 136 £525 +5.00% 25
Midlands 0 27 £550 -8.33% 2
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1517 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1331 (16.63%) Finance
3 1075 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 1046 (13.07%) Java
5 1012 (12.65%) Security Cleared
6 965 (12.06%) TOGAF
7 948 (11.85%) Oracle
8 769 (9.61%) Windows
8 769 (9.61%) SC Cleared
9 762 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 748 (9.35%) Migration
11 719 (8.98%) SQL
12 701 (8.76%) Data Modelling
13 696 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 646 (8.07%) Enterprise Architecture
15 636 (7.95%) SOA
16 628 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
17 589 (7.36%) Banking
18 587 (7.33%) Linux
19 568 (7.10%) VMware
20 566 (7.07%) Cisco
21 545 (6.81%) Retail
22 543 (6.78%) Data Centre
23 532 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
24 517 (6.46%) .NET
25 501 (6.26%) Active Directory
26 497 (6.21%) SQL Server
27 493 (6.16%) CRM
28 490 (6.12%) SAP
29 483 (6.04%) DevOps

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
1 277 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 176 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 147 (1.84%) Apache
4 134 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 127 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 122 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 111 (1.39%) CMS
7 111 (1.39%) Skype for Business
8 96 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 95 (1.19%) Confluence
10 94 (1.17%) JBoss
11 89 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 76 (0.95%) MS Exchange
13 70 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 70 (0.87%) OpenStack
14 62 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
14 62 (0.77%) IIS
15 60 (0.75%) WebLogic
16 54 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
17 50 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 314 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 101 (1.26%) MS Office
3 63 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.31%) MS Project
5 10 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.100%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.087%) Simulink
7 7 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.062%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.037%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.037%) Windchill
10 2 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.025%) HipChat
10 2 (0.025%) InVision
10 2 (0.025%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.025%) SPSS
11 1 (0.012%) InDesign
11 1 (0.012%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.012%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 193 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 52 (0.65%) Eloqua
4 48 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 34 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 29 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 26 (0.32%) SAP CRM
9 24 (0.30%) SAP HR
9 24 (0.30%) SAP MDM
10 23 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
10 23 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 22 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
11 22 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 22 (0.27%) SAP HCM
12 20 (0.25%) SAP ERP
12 20 (0.25%) SAP FI
13 16 (0.20%) SAP BPC
13 16 (0.20%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 762 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 628 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 307 (3.84%) Office 365
4 298 (3.72%) PaaS
5 285 (3.56%) IaaS
6 260 (3.25%) SaaS
7 87 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 70 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 47 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
10 44 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (0.50%) GitHub
12 34 (0.42%) OpenShift
13 33 (0.41%) Amazon S3
14 27 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
14 27 (0.34%) Yammer
15 26 (0.32%) Boomi
16 23 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
17 22 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
18 19 (0.24%) CloudBees
19 18 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 410 (5.12%) WAN
2 367 (4.59%) Firewall
2 367 (4.59%) LAN
3 203 (2.54%) Network Security
4 160 (2.00%) VPN
5 155 (1.94%) Internet
6 147 (1.84%) DNS
7 128 (1.60%) MPLS
8 122 (1.52%) Wireless
9 119 (1.49%) SAN
10 107 (1.34%) VoIP
11 104 (1.30%) TCP/IP
12 99 (1.24%) HTTP
13 96 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
14 84 (1.05%) Skype
15 83 (1.04%) LDAP
16 72 (0.90%) DHCP
17 69 (0.86%) Unified Communications
18 62 (0.77%) NetScaler
19 59 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 449 (5.61%) Big Data
3 410 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
4 340 (4.25%) Hadoop
5 265 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 250 (3.12%) NoSQL
7 194 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 163 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 143 (1.79%) MySQL
10 126 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
11 120 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 101 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 99 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 86 (1.07%) HBase
15 82 (1.02%) DB2
16 81 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 77 (0.96%) SAP HANA
18 67 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 66 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
20 62 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 198 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 176 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 162 (2.02%) JIRA
4 75 (0.94%) Maven
5 57 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 55 (0.69%) Selenium
7 48 (0.60%) ERwin
8 42 (0.52%) Subversion
8 42 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 38 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 35 (0.44%) Ant
12 31 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
13 28 (0.35%) JUnit
14 25 (0.31%) SonarQube
15 23 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (0.27%) Bitbucket
17 21 (0.26%) Axure RP
17 21 (0.26%) ClearQuest
17 21 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 1331 (16.63%) Finance
2 589 (7.36%) Banking
3 545 (6.81%) Retail
4 319 (3.99%) Marketing
5 233 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 170 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 89 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 85 (1.06%) Legal
9 67 (0.84%) Advertising
10 64 (0.80%) Billing
11 59 (0.74%) Publishing
12 51 (0.64%) Automotive
12 51 (0.64%) Law
13 50 (0.62%) Back Office
14 43 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 41 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 28 (0.35%) Electronics
17 24 (0.30%) Front Office
18 23 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (6.46%) .NET
2 462 (5.77%) Web Services
3 377 (4.71%) HTML
4 347 (4.34%) Middleware
5 345 (4.31%) REST
6 306 (3.82%) XML
7 268 (3.35%) CSS
8 253 (3.16%) J2EE
8 253 (3.16%) JSON
9 236 (2.95%) SOAP
10 234 (2.92%) Spring
11 179 (2.24%) HTML5
12 177 (2.21%) RESTful
13 171 (2.14%) AngularJS
14 125 (1.56%) ASP.NET
15 102 (1.27%) jQuery
16 101 (1.26%) CSS3
17 93 (1.16%) Node.js
18 78 (0.97%) Java EE
18 78 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 543 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 347 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
3 231 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 225 (2.81%) Data Integration
5 192 (2.40%) User Experience
6 148 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 147 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 113 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 109 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 109 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 106 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 101 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 98 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 92 (1.15%) PKI
14 90 (1.12%) Mainframe
15 72 (0.90%) CESG
16 68 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 65 (0.81%) Reference Data
18 59 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 56 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 769 (9.61%) Windows
2 587 (7.33%) Linux
3 316 (3.95%) Unix
4 252 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 149 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 130 (1.62%) Solaris
7 125 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 121 (1.51%) AIX
9 103 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 79 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 62 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (0.61%) Android
13 42 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 35 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 30 (0.37%) HPUX
16 24 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 18 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.21%) SUSE
18 17 (0.21%) zOS
19 10 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1517 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
2 965 (12.06%) TOGAF
3 748 (9.35%) Migration
4 701 (8.76%) Data Modelling
5 696 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 646 (8.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 636 (7.95%) SOA
8 532 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
9 493 (6.16%) CRM
10 483 (6.04%) DevOps
11 449 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
12 444 (5.55%) Data Architecture
13 426 (5.32%) Scrum
14 391 (4.89%) E-Commerce
15 378 (4.72%) Open Source
16 372 (4.65%) ITIL
17 345 (4.31%) Data Management
18 300 (3.75%) Analytics
19 299 (3.74%) Security Architecture
20 284 (3.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1046 (13.07%) Java
2 719 (8.98%) SQL
3 410 (5.12%) JavaScript
4 243 (3.04%) C#
5 228 (2.85%) Python
6 141 (1.76%) Ruby
7 133 (1.66%) Scala
8 127 (1.59%) C
9 89 (1.11%) PHP
10 83 (1.04%) C++
11 71 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 70 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 59 (0.74%) Perl
14 55 (0.69%) PowerShell
15 54 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 47 (0.59%) R
17 32 (0.40%) TypeScript
18 30 (0.37%) Apex Code
19 22 (0.27%) ABAP
20 18 (0.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1012 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 769 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 330 (4.12%) Degree
4 210 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (2.60%) CISSP
6 155 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 132 (1.65%) CCIE
8 114 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 93 (1.16%) CCNP
10 80 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 70 (0.87%) MCSE
12 69 (0.86%) CISM
13 57 (0.71%) CLAS
14 51 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 48 (0.60%) CCNA
16 40 (0.50%) ISEB
17 39 (0.49%) CRISC
18 34 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
19 30 (0.37%) PMP
20 29 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 142 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 117 (1.46%) QA
4 101 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 56 (0.70%) SLA
7 40 (0.50%) COBIT
8 32 (0.40%) MiFID
9 21 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.24%) ISO20022
11 16 (0.20%) FATCA
12 13 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.15%) SEPA
14 11 (0.14%) PA-DSS
15 9 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
16 7 (0.087%) EMIR
16 7 (0.087%) JSP 440
17 6 (0.075%) Dublin Core
18 5 (0.062%) HIPAA
19 4 (0.050%) HL7
System Software
1 501 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 308 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 141 (1.76%) Docker
5 71 (0.89%) XenApp
6 47 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 46 (0.57%) vCloud
7 46 (0.57%) vSphere
8 40 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (0.47%) KVM
10 35 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
11 34 (0.42%) VMware ESX
12 33 (0.41%) Xen
13 32 (0.40%) Apache Flume
14 30 (0.37%) HDFS
14 30 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 30 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
15 28 (0.35%) NFS
16 26 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
17 24 (0.30%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 207 (2.59%) Puppet
2 145 (1.81%) SCCM
3 114 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (1.32%) Ansible
5 43 (0.54%) SCOM
6 38 (0.47%) Terraform
7 37 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 33 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 32 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 25 (0.31%) Nagios
11 24 (0.30%) Graphite
12 23 (0.29%) MOM
13 22 (0.27%) Kubernetes
14 20 (0.25%) logstash
15 18 (0.22%) FortiGate
16 17 (0.21%) vRealize
17 16 (0.20%) AirWatch
17 16 (0.20%) Kibana
18 14 (0.17%) Consul
18 14 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1075 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 948 (11.85%) Oracle
3 568 (7.10%) VMware
4 566 (7.07%) Cisco
5 490 (6.12%) SAP
6 441 (5.51%) IBM
7 234 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 226 (2.82%) Citrix
9 143 (1.79%) HP
10 138 (1.72%) Adobe
11 130 (1.62%) Juniper
12 122 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 116 (1.45%) Google
14 114 (1.42%) MuleSoft
15 105 (1.31%) CheckPoint
16 93 (1.16%) F5
17 92 (1.15%) Informatica
18 85 (1.06%) EMC
18 85 (1.06%) Splunk
19 84 (1.05%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Cooper Burns Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £590 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
PMC retail
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day 500-650pd all inclusive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Cooper Burns Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 3-6 months initial
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago