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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3523 2643 2533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.16% 5.51% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.76% 5.96% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2193 1634 1442
Average daily rate
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£520 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 27
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £42.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £60.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
London +7 1549 £550 +4.76% 317
South East +13 669 £500 +8.69% 115
North West +24 362 £500 - 35
West Midlands +7 216 £475 - 29
East of England 0 182 £525 +5.00% 44
South West +12 181 £525 +5.00% 40
Yorkshire 0 128 £480 +12.94% 21
East Midlands +29 114 £475 -0.52% 30
North East +20 77 £470 +10.58% 6
Midlands +4 18 £650 +73.33% 4
South Coast +4 2 £650 +8.33%
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1265 (18.84%) Finance
2 1078 (16.06%) Oracle
3 996 (14.84%) Java
4 969 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
5 949 (14.14%) Microsoft
6 794 (11.83%) TOGAF
7 783 (11.66%) Windows
8 734 (10.93%) SOA
9 638 (9.50%) .NET
10 620 (9.24%) Security Cleared
11 579 (8.63%) SQL
12 568 (8.46%) SQL Server
13 561 (8.36%) Migration
14 527 (7.85%) Enterprise Architecture
15 516 (7.69%) Banking
16 506 (7.54%) Data Modelling
17 504 (7.51%) Linux
17 504 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
18 455 (6.78%) Web Services
19 450 (6.70%) SAP
20 445 (6.63%) CRM
21 443 (6.60%) UNIX
22 439 (6.54%) VMware
23 426 (6.35%) Retail
24 417 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
25 411 (6.12%) SC Cleared
26 409 (6.09%) E-Commerce
27 393 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
28 389 (5.79%) Cisco
29 386 (5.75%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 292 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 187 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 127 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 122 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 110 (1.64%) Apache
6 108 (1.61%) IIS
7 94 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 88 (1.31%) Node.js
9 83 (1.24%) CMS
10 76 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 76 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 73 (1.09%) JBoss
12 65 (0.97%) Lync
13 53 (0.79%) Documentum
14 51 (0.76%) SAS
15 47 (0.70%) Tomcat
16 44 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
16 44 (0.66%) Confluence
16 44 (0.66%) NetWeaver
17 41 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 229 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 96 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 59 (0.88%) MS Office
4 39 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 10 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.15%) SPSS
11 8 (0.12%) InDesign
12 7 (0.10%) MS Project
13 5 (0.074%) Simulink
14 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.015%) Revit
14 1 (0.015%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 116 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 55 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 30 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 28 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 25 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
8 22 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 22 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
9 19 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (0.28%) SAP CRM
10 18 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.22%) Maximo
12 11 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.15%) SAP CO
13 10 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.15%) SAP MDM
13 10 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (0.15%) SAP FI
13 10 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 235 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (1.97%) SaaS
4 108 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 104 (1.55%) PaaS
6 93 (1.39%) IaaS
7 74 (1.10%) Office 365
8 19 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.25%) Force.com
11 15 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.18%) GitHub
13 11 (0.16%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 9 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.13%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.12%) Boomi
17 6 (0.089%) HP Helion
17 6 (0.089%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 386 (5.75%) Firewall
2 300 (4.47%) WAN
3 258 (3.84%) LAN
4 193 (2.88%) SAN
5 152 (2.26%) VPN
6 144 (2.15%) Internet
7 113 (1.68%) MPLS
8 101 (1.50%) DNS
9 97 (1.44%) Network Security
10 67 (1.00%) BGP
11 65 (0.97%) NAS
11 65 (0.97%) Wireless
12 63 (0.94%) VoIP
13 62 (0.92%) OSPF
13 62 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 58 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
15 56 (0.83%) VLAN
16 52 (0.77%) Unified Communications
17 51 (0.76%) SSL
18 49 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 417 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
3 298 (4.44%) Big Data
4 235 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 204 (3.04%) Hadoop
6 192 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 163 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 162 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 128 (1.91%) MySQL
10 127 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 102 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 92 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 87 (1.30%) DB2
14 85 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
15 78 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 76 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 68 (1.01%) RDBMS
18 57 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 46 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
19 46 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 113 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 73 (1.09%) JIRA
3 72 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 58 (0.86%) Subversion
5 57 (0.85%) Maven
6 55 (0.82%) ERwin
7 54 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (0.69%) Selenium
9 35 (0.52%) JUnit
10 33 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 25 (0.37%) Axure RP
12 21 (0.31%) Ant
13 19 (0.28%) Hudson
14 15 (0.22%) SoapUI
15 14 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (0.19%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.19%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.16%) NUnit
17 11 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
17 11 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1265 (18.84%) Finance
2 516 (7.69%) Banking
3 426 (6.35%) Retail
4 332 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 151 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 149 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 114 (1.70%) Marketing
8 74 (1.10%) Legal
9 73 (1.09%) Billing
10 68 (1.01%) Publishing
11 65 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 54 (0.80%) Games
13 41 (0.61%) Automotive
14 31 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 28 (0.42%) Front Office
17 26 (0.39%) Electronics
17 26 (0.39%) Local Government
18 25 (0.37%) Law
19 20 (0.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (9.50%) .NET
2 455 (6.78%) Web Services
3 365 (5.44%) Middleware
4 298 (4.44%) HTML
5 251 (3.74%) XML
6 203 (3.02%) REST
7 200 (2.98%) J2EE
8 162 (2.41%) CSS
9 152 (2.26%) ASP.NET
10 151 (2.25%) SOAP
11 148 (2.20%) HTML5
12 134 (2.00%) JSON
13 132 (1.97%) Spring
14 125 (1.86%) AngularJS
15 113 (1.68%) .NET Framework
16 101 (1.50%) RESTful
17 100 (1.49%) WCF
18 83 (1.24%) Java EE
19 75 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
20 69 (1.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 302 (4.50%) Open Source
2 269 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 162 (2.41%) User Experience
5 147 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 133 (1.98%) Data Integration
7 110 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 107 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 86 (1.28%) Clustering
9 86 (1.28%) Visualisation
10 84 (1.25%) PKI
11 75 (1.12%) Mainframe
12 70 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 69 (1.03%) Replication
14 58 (0.86%) NHS
15 55 (0.82%) Reference Data
16 51 (0.76%) GIS
17 50 (0.74%) Private Cloud
18 47 (0.70%) N-Tier
18 47 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 783 (11.66%) Windows
2 504 (7.51%) Linux
3 443 (6.60%) UNIX
4 102 (1.52%) AIX
5 99 (1.47%) Solaris
6 97 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (1.40%) Android
8 94 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 83 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 76 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 74 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 20 (0.30%) VME
14 18 (0.27%) CentOS
14 18 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 18 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.18%) MVS
16 11 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (11.83%) TOGAF
3 734 (10.93%) SOA
4 561 (8.36%) Migration
5 527 (7.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 506 (7.54%) Data Modelling
7 504 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 445 (6.63%) CRM
9 409 (6.09%) E-Commerce
10 393 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
11 365 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
12 357 (5.32%) Data Architecture
13 340 (5.06%) ITIL
14 290 (4.32%) ETL
15 288 (4.29%) Project Management
16 283 (4.22%) UML
17 278 (4.14%) Scrum
18 245 (3.65%) Data Management
19 242 (3.60%) Analytics
20 211 (3.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 996 (14.84%) Java
2 579 (8.63%) SQL
3 362 (5.39%) C#
4 321 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 171 (2.55%) Ruby
6 145 (2.16%) Python
7 111 (1.65%) Scala
8 81 (1.21%) C++
9 80 (1.19%) C
10 73 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 61 (0.91%) PHP
12 51 (0.76%) VB
12 51 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 48 (0.72%) Perl
14 45 (0.67%) R
15 39 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 36 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 28 (0.42%) VB.NET
17 28 (0.42%) ABAP
18 25 (0.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 620 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 411 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 312 (4.65%) Degree
4 136 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 101 (1.50%) CISSP
7 83 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (0.95%) CCNP
9 61 (0.91%) CCIE
10 47 (0.70%) CCNA
11 39 (0.58%) CISM
12 32 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 30 (0.45%) ISEB
14 29 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (0.42%) MCSE
15 28 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (0.40%) MCITP
17 23 (0.34%) CCDP
18 22 (0.33%) ISSAP
19 17 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (2.00%) QA
2 93 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 46 (0.69%) SLA
5 45 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 34 (0.51%) COBIT
7 25 (0.37%) ISO 9000
8 20 (0.30%) GxP
9 17 (0.25%) GMP
10 15 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 14 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 10 (0.15%) JSP 440
14 6 (0.089%) FATCA
15 5 (0.074%) GAAP
15 5 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
16 4 (0.060%) Basel III
16 4 (0.060%) HL7
16 4 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 322 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 272 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 74 (1.10%) XenApp
5 67 (1.00%) vSphere
6 53 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 48 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 44 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (0.39%) Docker
11 22 (0.33%) HDFS
12 21 (0.31%) vCloud
13 18 (0.27%) XenServer
13 18 (0.27%) Xen
14 17 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (0.24%) Apache Flume
16 15 (0.22%) NFS
17 13 (0.19%) Squid
18 12 (0.18%) SRDF
19 10 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 113 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 104 (1.55%) Puppet
3 77 (1.15%) SCCM
4 42 (0.63%) SCOM
5 40 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 35 (0.52%) StatsD
7 27 (0.40%) Ansible
8 25 (0.37%) Salt
9 14 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 13 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (0.19%) CA LISA
10 13 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.16%) OpenView
11 11 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 11 (0.16%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1078 (16.06%) Oracle
2 949 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 450 (6.70%) SAP
4 439 (6.54%) VMware
5 389 (5.79%) Cisco
6 364 (5.42%) IBM
7 266 (3.96%) Citrix
8 200 (2.98%) HP
9 127 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 116 (1.73%) NetApp
11 113 (1.68%) Juniper
12 112 (1.67%) TIBCO
13 111 (1.65%) Red Hat
14 100 (1.49%) CheckPoint
15 93 (1.39%) EMC
16 90 (1.34%) Informatica
17 89 (1.33%) Teradata
18 88 (1.31%) Adobe
18 88 (1.31%) Pega
19 73 (1.09%) Business Objects
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