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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4238 3658 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.49% 7.07% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.95% 7.46% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2710 2349 1818
Median daily rate £525 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Median hourly rate £42.75 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £40.00 £32.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.20 £68.11 £49.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 1957 £550 - 255
South East +9 715 £500 +4.16% 60
West Midlands +4 338 £488 +2.63% 26
North West -2 291 £475 -5.94% 33
Yorkshire +12 225 £536 +11.71% 39
South West +7 215 £550 +10.00% 31
East of England +10 187 £500 - 22
East Midlands +1 155 £550 +4.76% 23
North East -27 102 £480 +1.05% 11
Midlands +2 48 £550 -4.34% 1
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1543 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1401 (16.47%) Finance
3 1233 (14.50%) Java
4 1204 (14.15%) Security Cleared
5 1113 (13.08%) TOGAF
6 1100 (12.93%) Oracle
7 1042 (12.25%) Microsoft
8 921 (10.83%) SC Cleared
9 875 (10.29%) Windows
10 863 (10.15%) Migration
11 797 (9.37%) Linux
12 745 (8.76%) SOA
13 727 (8.55%) SQL
14 696 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
15 660 (7.76%) VMware
16 641 (7.54%) Data Modelling
17 596 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 591 (6.95%) Banking
18 591 (6.95%) Data Centre
19 582 (6.84%) Retail
20 574 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
20 574 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
21 554 (6.51%) Active Directory
22 553 (6.50%) .NET
23 544 (6.40%) Cisco
24 535 (6.29%) Web Services
25 498 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
26 497 (5.84%) CRM
27 486 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
28 474 (5.57%) ITIL

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
1 279 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 185 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 152 (1.79%) CMS
4 133 (1.56%) JBoss
5 122 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 112 (1.32%) Apache
7 109 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 104 (1.22%) Confluence
9 101 (1.19%) SAS
9 101 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 100 (1.18%) Tomcat
11 89 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 88 (1.03%) IIS
13 84 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
14 81 (0.95%) OpenStack
15 68 (0.80%) Mule
16 62 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 61 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 48 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
19 46 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 310 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 87 (1.02%) MS Office
3 75 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (0.13%) MS Project
8 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.047%) InVision
12 3 (0.035%) SPSS
13 2 (0.024%) HipChat
13 2 (0.024%) InDesign
13 2 (0.024%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.024%) Simulink
14 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.012%) Revit
14 1 (0.012%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 168 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 47 (0.55%) Eloqua
4 45 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 35 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 31 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
7 29 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
7 29 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 29 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 26 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 25 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
10 24 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
10 24 (0.28%) SAP CRM
10 24 (0.28%) Unica
11 19 (0.22%) SAP ERP
12 15 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 15 (0.18%) SAP HR
13 13 (0.15%) Maximo
14 12 (0.14%) SAP HCM
14 12 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 574 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
1 574 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 303 (3.56%) IaaS
3 288 (3.39%) SaaS
4 276 (3.24%) PaaS
5 268 (3.15%) Office 365
6 99 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 78 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 42 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
9 41 (0.48%) GitHub
10 37 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 26 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.27%) Force.com
14 22 (0.26%) Google Apps
15 20 (0.24%) Heroku
16 19 (0.22%) Yammer
17 16 (0.19%) Boomi
18 15 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 13 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 448 (5.27%) Firewall
2 378 (4.44%) LAN
3 370 (4.35%) WAN
4 220 (2.59%) Network Security
5 196 (2.30%) SAN
6 178 (2.09%) Internet
7 145 (1.70%) Wireless
8 121 (1.42%) VPN
9 111 (1.30%) DNS
10 108 (1.27%) HTTP
11 89 (1.05%) NAS
12 88 (1.03%) VoIP
13 87 (1.02%) LDAP
14 85 (1.00%) MPLS
15 84 (0.99%) TCP/IP
16 81 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
17 71 (0.83%) SSL
18 67 (0.79%) Skype
19 65 (0.76%) Unified Communications
20 64 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 410 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 298 (3.50%) Big Data
4 297 (3.49%) Hadoop
5 263 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 198 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 177 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 170 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 130 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
10 120 (1.41%) MySQL
11 91 (1.07%) Apache Hive
12 90 (1.06%) DB2
13 87 (1.02%) HBase
14 85 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 81 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 79 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 78 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
18 71 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 61 (0.72%) Pentaho
20 59 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 156 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 152 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 151 (1.78%) Maven
4 140 (1.65%) JIRA
5 67 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 61 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 58 (0.68%) ERwin
8 53 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 52 (0.61%) Axure RP
10 50 (0.59%) Selenium
11 47 (0.55%) Subversion
12 44 (0.52%) JUnit
13 41 (0.48%) ClearQuest
14 40 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 36 (0.42%) Visual Studio
16 33 (0.39%) ClearCase
17 31 (0.36%) WebDriver
18 28 (0.33%) Eclipse
19 25 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
20 24 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1401 (16.47%) Finance
2 591 (6.95%) Banking
3 582 (6.84%) Retail
4 311 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 283 (3.33%) Marketing
6 131 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.08%) Legal
8 91 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 69 (0.81%) Publishing
10 58 (0.68%) Billing
11 52 (0.61%) Law
12 42 (0.49%) Back Office
13 40 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 39 (0.46%) Front Office
15 35 (0.41%) Advertising
15 35 (0.41%) Automotive
15 35 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 34 (0.40%) Games
17 32 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 28 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (6.50%) .NET
2 535 (6.29%) Web Services
3 403 (4.74%) Middleware
4 374 (4.40%) XML
5 352 (4.14%) REST
6 337 (3.96%) HTML
7 283 (3.33%) SOAP
8 264 (3.10%) Spring
9 246 (2.89%) J2EE
10 233 (2.74%) CSS
11 200 (2.35%) JSON
12 157 (1.85%) RESTful
13 147 (1.73%) HTML5
14 123 (1.45%) AngularJS
15 118 (1.39%) Java EE
16 101 (1.19%) ASP.NET
16 101 (1.19%) XSD
17 99 (1.16%) Node.js
18 85 (1.00%) JMS
19 82 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 591 (6.95%) Data Centre
2 387 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 257 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 211 (2.48%) User Experience
5 184 (2.16%) Data Integration
6 170 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 130 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 113 (1.33%) PKI
9 104 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 102 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 98 (1.15%) CESG
11 98 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 96 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 95 (1.12%) Mainframe
13 95 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 72 (0.85%) Public Cloud
15 66 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 64 (0.75%) NHS
17 62 (0.73%) Virtual Team
18 54 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 875 (10.29%) Windows
2 797 (9.37%) Linux
3 403 (4.74%) Unix
4 315 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 185 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 136 (1.60%) Solaris
8 134 (1.58%) AIX
9 116 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 89 (1.05%) Windows 10
11 77 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 71 (0.83%) Android
13 68 (0.80%) Apple iOS
14 59 (0.69%) Windows 7
15 33 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 30 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 28 (0.33%) zOS
18 24 (0.28%) HPUX
19 22 (0.26%) SUSE
20 18 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1543 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1113 (13.08%) TOGAF
3 863 (10.15%) Migration
4 745 (8.76%) SOA
5 696 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 641 (7.54%) Data Modelling
7 596 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 498 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
9 497 (5.84%) CRM
10 486 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 474 (5.57%) ITIL
12 427 (5.02%) Project Management
13 423 (4.97%) Data Architecture
14 414 (4.87%) Open Source
15 374 (4.40%) DevOps
16 357 (4.20%) Data Management
17 340 (4.00%) Scrum
18 318 (3.74%) Security Architecture
19 317 (3.73%) E-Commerce
20 309 (3.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1233 (14.50%) Java
2 727 (8.55%) SQL
3 429 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 226 (2.66%) C#
5 173 (2.03%) Python
6 125 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 119 (1.40%) Scala
8 118 (1.39%) PHP
9 103 (1.21%) C++
9 103 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 94 (1.11%) Ruby
11 93 (1.09%) C
12 71 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 50 (0.59%) Perl
14 38 (0.45%) COBOL
15 33 (0.39%) T-SQL
16 32 (0.38%) Apex Code
17 31 (0.36%) VB
18 24 (0.28%) R
19 21 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1204 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 921 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 373 (4.39%) Degree
4 262 (3.08%) CISSP
5 200 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 154 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 102 (1.20%) CCNP
8 94 (1.11%) CCIE
9 82 (0.96%) CISM
10 78 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 73 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 69 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
13 65 (0.76%) CCNA
13 65 (0.76%) CLAS
14 57 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (0.49%) CISA
15 42 (0.49%) MCSE
16 34 (0.40%) CRISC
17 29 (0.34%) JNCIA
18 27 (0.32%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 137 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 134 (1.58%) QA
4 91 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 79 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
6 65 (0.76%) COBIT
7 37 (0.43%) SLA
8 26 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 24 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.27%) HL7
11 19 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 18 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 16 (0.19%) SEPA
14 14 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 14 (0.16%) RMADS
15 13 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
16 11 (0.13%) ISO27005
17 10 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 9 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
19 6 (0.071%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 554 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 410 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 130 (1.53%) Docker
5 72 (0.85%) Xen
6 56 (0.66%) XenApp
7 50 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 46 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 44 (0.52%) KVM
10 42 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
10 42 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (0.43%) vSphere
12 34 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 32 (0.38%) NFS
14 31 (0.36%) HDFS
14 31 (0.36%) SRDF
15 28 (0.33%) vCloud
16 27 (0.32%) Apache Flume
17 24 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
18 15 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 266 (3.13%) Puppet
2 216 (2.54%) SCCM
3 117 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (1.08%) Ansible
5 70 (0.82%) SCOM
6 69 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 47 (0.55%) Graphite
8 46 (0.54%) Tivoli
9 41 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 32 (0.38%) Grafana
11 30 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
12 26 (0.31%) AirWatch
13 23 (0.27%) Nagios
14 20 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 19 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 19 (0.22%) NetBackup
16 18 (0.21%) WSUS
17 17 (0.20%) FortiGate
18 15 (0.18%) logstash
19 13 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 1100 (12.93%) Oracle
2 1042 (12.25%) Microsoft
3 660 (7.76%) VMware
4 544 (6.40%) Cisco
5 422 (4.96%) IBM
6 387 (4.55%) SAP
7 310 (3.64%) Citrix
8 225 (2.65%) HP
9 216 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 187 (2.20%) Juniper
11 147 (1.73%) EMC
12 138 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 133 (1.56%) Informatica
14 114 (1.34%) Pega
15 108 (1.27%) Adobe
16 107 (1.26%) CheckPoint
17 101 (1.19%) Google
18 93 (1.09%) ServiceNow
19 91 (1.07%) NetApp
20 90 (1.06%) CA
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-750
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £85,000 - £120,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £750
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-750
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 500 - 550
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago