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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / England
Rank 16 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3270 3776 3189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.78% 8.02% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 8.43% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2044 2370 1930
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 £426 £425 £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 15 31 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £37.50 £33.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.89 £80.00 £51.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.31%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 1576 £575 +4.54% 245
South East +4 633 £525 +0.96% 79
East of England -4 199 £523 -0.94% 15
West Midlands -4 195 £513 +2.50% 29
North West -10 177 £528 +5.50% 31
Yorkshire +5 158 £525 - 31
South West -6 136 £550 +10.00% 32
East Midlands -3 103 £513 +13.88% 25
North East -28 40 £448 -10.50% 2
Midlands -5 19 £600 +9.09% 1
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1452 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1281 (18.19%) Finance
3 975 (13.84%) Microsoft
4 928 (13.17%) Java
5 897 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 851 (12.08%) Oracle
7 832 (11.81%) TOGAF
8 772 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 702 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
10 698 (9.91%) SC Cleared
11 668 (9.48%) Windows
12 648 (9.20%) Migration
13 647 (9.19%) Data Modelling
14 636 (9.03%) SQL
15 590 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 552 (7.84%) Banking
17 545 (7.74%) Enterprise Architecture
18 534 (7.58%) SOA
19 518 (7.35%) Linux
20 502 (7.13%) SQL Server
21 501 (7.11%) Web Services
22 489 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
23 466 (6.62%) Cisco
24 457 (6.49%) SAP
25 443 (6.29%) .NET
26 440 (6.25%) Retail
27 433 (6.15%) VMware
28 419 (5.95%) Big Data
28 419 (5.95%) Data Architecture
28 419 (5.95%) Data Centre

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
1 261 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 199 (2.83%) Apache
3 150 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 124 (1.76%) CMS
5 123 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 109 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 108 (1.53%) JBoss
7 108 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 107 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 103 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 95 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
11 90 (1.28%) Confluence
12 87 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 70 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
14 66 (0.94%) MS Exchange
15 62 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 57 (0.81%) IIS
17 55 (0.78%) OpenStack
18 42 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
19 38 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 294 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 94 (1.33%) MS Office
3 73 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.48%) MS Project
5 10 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.085%) Simulink
8 5 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.057%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.057%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.043%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.043%) SPSS
10 3 (0.043%) Windchill
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.028%) InVision
12 1 (0.014%) HipChat
12 1 (0.014%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.014%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 181 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 35 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 28 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 26 (0.37%) Maximo
6 23 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
7 22 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
8 21 (0.30%) SAP HCM
8 21 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
9 20 (0.28%) SAP MDG
9 20 (0.28%) SAP MDM
10 19 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
11 18 (0.26%) SAP FI
11 18 (0.26%) SAP Retail
12 14 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
12 14 (0.20%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 13 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 772 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 702 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
3 316 (4.49%) Office 365
4 265 (3.76%) PaaS
5 251 (3.56%) IaaS
6 203 (2.88%) SaaS
7 76 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 67 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 40 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (0.54%) GitHub
11 37 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 37 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 34 (0.48%) OpenShift
13 32 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
14 31 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (0.44%) Yammer
15 26 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
16 22 (0.31%) OneDrive
17 18 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
17 18 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 360 (5.11%) WAN
2 349 (4.95%) Firewall
3 286 (4.06%) LAN
4 198 (2.81%) Network Security
5 188 (2.67%) DNS
6 185 (2.63%) Internet
7 170 (2.41%) VPN
8 112 (1.59%) MPLS
9 100 (1.42%) Skype
10 97 (1.38%) SAN
11 91 (1.29%) LDAP
12 89 (1.26%) DHCP
13 75 (1.06%) HTTP
14 71 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
15 68 (0.97%) TCP/IP
15 68 (0.97%) Wireless
16 60 (0.85%) VoIP
17 52 (0.74%) VLAN
18 51 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
19 49 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 419 (5.95%) Big Data
3 328 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
4 323 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 290 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 244 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 200 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 168 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 141 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 137 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 132 (1.87%) MySQL
12 103 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 100 (1.42%) Apache Hive
14 85 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 84 (1.19%) HBase
16 81 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
17 74 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 71 (1.01%) DB2
19 69 (0.98%) SAP HANA
20 60 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 197 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 154 (2.19%) JIRA
3 127 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 52 (0.74%) Selenium
5 48 (0.68%) Maven
6 47 (0.67%) ERwin
7 38 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 37 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
9 36 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 32 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 29 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (0.37%) Ant
12 26 (0.37%) Axure RP
13 24 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 24 (0.34%) Subversion
14 23 (0.33%) JUnit
14 23 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
15 22 (0.31%) ProC
16 21 (0.30%) JMeter
17 20 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 1281 (18.19%) Finance
2 552 (7.84%) Banking
3 440 (6.25%) Retail
4 223 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 202 (2.87%) Marketing
6 133 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 99 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 86 (1.22%) Legal
9 80 (1.14%) Advertising
10 69 (0.98%) Billing
11 62 (0.88%) Publishing
12 60 (0.85%) Back Office
13 41 (0.58%) Law
14 39 (0.55%) Electronics
15 33 (0.47%) Automotive
16 31 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.34%) Games
19 22 (0.31%) Front Office
19 22 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (7.11%) Web Services
2 443 (6.29%) .NET
3 357 (5.07%) HTML
4 340 (4.83%) REST
5 308 (4.37%) XML
6 284 (4.03%) Middleware
7 248 (3.52%) JSON
8 246 (3.49%) J2EE
9 245 (3.48%) CSS
10 241 (3.42%) Spring
11 234 (3.32%) SOAP
12 157 (2.23%) HTML5
13 155 (2.20%) AngularJS
14 150 (2.13%) RESTful
15 116 (1.65%) ASP.NET
16 110 (1.56%) CSS3
17 106 (1.50%) Node.js
18 97 (1.38%) jQuery
19 90 (1.28%) Hibernate
19 90 (1.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 419 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 371 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (3.09%) User Experience
4 179 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 154 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 114 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 112 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 108 (1.53%) PKI
9 105 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 100 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 99 (1.41%) Mobile App
12 74 (1.05%) Reference Data
13 73 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 67 (0.95%) Mainframe
15 65 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 65 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 44 (0.62%) Client/Server
17 42 (0.60%) Social Media
18 41 (0.58%) NHS
19 40 (0.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 668 (9.48%) Windows
2 518 (7.35%) Linux
3 271 (3.85%) Unix
4 196 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 100 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (1.41%) Windows 10
7 93 (1.32%) AIX
8 85 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 77 (1.09%) Solaris
11 67 (0.95%) Android
12 39 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 26 (0.37%) HPUX
14 26 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.16%) CentOS
16 10 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.085%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1452 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 832 (11.81%) TOGAF
3 648 (9.20%) Migration
4 647 (9.19%) Data Modelling
5 590 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 545 (7.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 534 (7.58%) SOA
8 489 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 419 (5.95%) Data Architecture
10 417 (5.92%) DevOps
11 405 (5.75%) Scrum
12 392 (5.57%) CRM
13 390 (5.54%) ITIL
14 364 (5.17%) E-Commerce
15 359 (5.10%) Open Source
16 344 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
17 331 (4.70%) Analytics
18 292 (4.15%) ETL
19 269 (3.82%) Data Management
20 262 (3.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 928 (13.17%) Java
2 636 (9.03%) SQL
3 416 (5.91%) JavaScript
4 238 (3.38%) Python
5 219 (3.11%) C#
6 150 (2.13%) C
7 149 (2.12%) Ruby
8 124 (1.76%) Scala
9 93 (1.32%) PHP
10 87 (1.24%) Perl
11 79 (1.12%) C++
12 75 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 66 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 50 (0.71%) T-SQL
15 45 (0.64%) R
16 39 (0.55%) Shell Script
17 35 (0.50%) Bash Shell
18 27 (0.38%) Apex Code
19 23 (0.33%) Apple Swift
20 21 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 897 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 698 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 364 (5.17%) Degree
4 199 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 134 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 129 (1.83%) CCIE
7 109 (1.55%) CISSP
8 107 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 95 (1.35%) CCNP
10 61 (0.87%) MCSE
11 59 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
12 49 (0.70%) CCNA
13 45 (0.64%) CLAS
13 45 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 38 (0.54%) CISM
15 31 (0.44%) ISEB
16 30 (0.43%) PMP
17 22 (0.31%) SANS
18 21 (0.30%) CRISC
19 19 (0.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (2.27%) QA
2 137 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 100 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 97 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 73 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
6 55 (0.78%) SLA
7 39 (0.55%) MiFID
8 29 (0.41%) COBIT
9 22 (0.31%) SEPA
10 20 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.27%) FATCA
12 16 (0.23%) IFRS
12 16 (0.23%) ISO20022
13 14 (0.20%) GDPR
14 13 (0.18%) JSP 440
15 12 (0.17%) IFRS 9
16 10 (0.14%) PA-DSS
17 8 (0.11%) PMO
18 7 (0.099%) RMADS
18 7 (0.099%) Solvency II
System Software
1 399 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 232 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (2.73%) Docker
4 117 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.75%) vCloud
5 53 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 46 (0.65%) vSphere
7 40 (0.57%) XenApp
8 39 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 39 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (0.44%) Apache Flume
10 30 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 20 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (0.26%) XenServer
14 17 (0.24%) SRDF
15 16 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.21%) HDFS
17 14 (0.20%) KVM
18 13 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 172 (2.44%) Puppet
2 113 (1.60%) Ansible
3 98 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (1.33%) SCCM
5 61 (0.87%) Terraform
6 49 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 44 (0.62%) SCOM
8 40 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
9 32 (0.45%) Nagios
10 31 (0.44%) MOM
10 31 (0.44%) vRealize
11 28 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 21 (0.30%) Packer
13 19 (0.27%) Rsyslog
14 18 (0.26%) Consul
14 18 (0.26%) yum
15 17 (0.24%) Tivoli
16 16 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 15 (0.21%) logstash
18 14 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 975 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 851 (12.08%) Oracle
3 466 (6.62%) Cisco
4 457 (6.49%) SAP
5 433 (6.15%) VMware
6 273 (3.88%) IBM
7 167 (2.37%) Citrix
8 164 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 130 (1.85%) Adobe
10 121 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 106 (1.50%) HP
12 103 (1.46%) MuleSoft
13 100 (1.42%) Splunk
14 98 (1.39%) CheckPoint
15 92 (1.31%) Juniper
16 81 (1.15%) Informatica
17 76 (1.08%) Google
18 75 (1.06%) Tableau
19 74 (1.05%) F5
20 70 (0.99%) EMC
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negoiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £500 per day + £90pd expenses
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Additional Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £500 per day + £90pd expenses
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-£600 PD
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Arnold Ash Ltd
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day 6 - 12 months +
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago