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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 25 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3283 2945 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.29% 6.20% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 6.68% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2115 1780 1635
Average daily rate
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£513 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.54 £32.50 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.50 £85.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 0 1633 £550 +4.76% 296
South East +4 596 £500 +6.38% 109
North West +3 222 £500 +17.64% 49
South West +4 186 £504 +11.94% 50
West Midlands +11 180 £458 +3.97% 32
East of England -4 178 £519 +3.75% 41
Yorkshire +9 98 £450 - 38
East Midlands +18 87 £475 +5.55% 11
North East -14 31 £481 +10.00% 6
Midlands -1 18 £500 +11.11% 1
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1093 (18.44%) Finance
2 1026 (17.31%) Oracle
3 758 (12.79%) TOGAF
4 704 (11.88%) Microsoft
5 697 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 636 (10.73%) Java
7 635 (10.71%) Windows
8 599 (10.11%) SQL
9 593 (10.01%) SOA
10 548 (9.25%) Security Cleared
11 541 (9.13%) Enterprise Architecture
12 529 (8.93%) Migration
13 500 (8.44%) .NET
14 499 (8.42%) Data Modelling
15 436 (7.36%) Banking
16 426 (7.19%) SAP
17 414 (6.98%) SQL Server
17 414 (6.98%) CRM
18 405 (6.83%) VMware
19 398 (6.72%) Linux
20 393 (6.63%) Retail
21 383 (6.46%) SC Cleared
22 380 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
23 368 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
24 355 (5.99%) Data Architecture
25 348 (5.87%) UNIX
26 341 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
27 340 (5.74%) ITIL
28 338 (5.70%) Web Services
28 338 (5.70%) Cisco

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 311 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 191 (3.22%) WebSphere
3 116 (1.96%) Apache
4 106 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 105 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 100 (1.69%) Lync
7 93 (1.57%) WebLogic
8 86 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 84 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 81 (1.37%) CMS
11 57 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 56 (0.94%) IIS
13 44 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 43 (0.73%) SAS
15 41 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 39 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
17 31 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
18 29 (0.49%) Node.js
19 28 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
20 27 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 239 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 93 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 52 (0.88%) MS Office
4 38 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.44%) MS Project
6 15 (0.25%) SPSS
7 13 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 13 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.22%) Revit
8 12 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.084%) Stata
12 3 (0.051%) InDesign
13 2 (0.034%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.017%) Windchill
14 1 (0.017%) Casewise Modeler
14 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 137 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 97 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 52 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 42 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 23 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
9 19 (0.32%) SAP FI
10 18 (0.30%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.29%) SAP CO
11 17 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
12 15 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
12 15 (0.25%) ResourceLink
13 11 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.19%) Tridion
14 10 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
14 10 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 162 (2.73%) SaaS
2 112 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (1.57%) Office 365
4 86 (1.45%) PaaS
5 79 (1.33%) IaaS
6 75 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 65 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (0.49%) Force.com
9 18 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
10 9 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
12 6 (0.10%) Heroku
13 5 (0.084%) GitHub
14 3 (0.051%) Taleo
15 2 (0.034%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.034%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 242 (4.08%) Firewall
2 226 (3.81%) WAN
3 211 (3.56%) SAN
4 203 (3.43%) LAN
5 173 (2.92%) Internet
6 94 (1.59%) Network Security
7 90 (1.52%) DNS
8 77 (1.30%) VPN
9 67 (1.13%) Wireless
10 65 (1.10%) MPLS
10 65 (1.10%) NAS
11 62 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 58 (0.98%) HTTP
13 56 (0.94%) 3G
14 53 (0.89%) BGP
15 52 (0.88%) OSPF
16 44 (0.74%) LTE
17 42 (0.71%) LDAP
17 42 (0.71%) VoIP
18 40 (0.67%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 341 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 206 (3.48%) Big Data
4 196 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 170 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 165 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 145 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 117 (1.97%) MySQL
9 115 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 103 (1.74%) DB2
11 80 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 77 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 75 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 75 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 70 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
15 63 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
17 54 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
18 53 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 53 (0.89%) Maven
3 41 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 39 (0.66%) JIRA
5 37 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.59%) JUnit
7 34 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (0.57%) Axure RP
8 30 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 28 (0.47%) ERwin
10 26 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 22 (0.37%) Subversion
12 20 (0.34%) Hudson
13 19 (0.32%) FitNesse
14 18 (0.30%) JMeter
15 17 (0.29%) Selenium
16 13 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
16 13 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
17 12 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
18 11 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 1093 (18.44%) Finance
2 436 (7.36%) Banking
3 393 (6.63%) Retail
4 311 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 143 (2.41%) Marketing
6 126 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 126 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.55%) Billing
8 49 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 49 (0.83%) Back Office
9 48 (0.81%) Legal
10 44 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 43 (0.73%) Advertising
12 42 (0.71%) Publishing
13 39 (0.66%) Front Office
14 32 (0.54%) Local Government
15 30 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.51%) Automotive
16 28 (0.47%) German Language
17 25 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (8.44%) .NET
2 338 (5.70%) Web Services
3 324 (5.47%) Middleware
4 252 (4.25%) XML
5 246 (4.15%) HTML
6 224 (3.78%) J2EE
7 179 (3.02%) SOAP
8 155 (2.62%) REST
9 141 (2.38%) CSS
10 127 (2.14%) HTML5
11 102 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 86 (1.45%) JSON
13 85 (1.43%) Spring
14 76 (1.28%) JMS
14 76 (1.28%) jQuery
15 75 (1.27%) XSLT
16 72 (1.21%) .NET Framework
17 64 (1.08%) RESTful
18 59 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
19 56 (0.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 255 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (3.68%) Open Source
3 186 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 161 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 150 (2.53%) Data Integration
6 120 (2.02%) User Experience
7 119 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 103 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 86 (1.45%) Reference Data
10 85 (1.43%) Clustering
11 78 (1.32%) CESG
11 78 (1.32%) Mainframe
12 54 (0.91%) Visualisation
13 52 (0.88%) FMCG
14 50 (0.84%) Replication
14 50 (0.84%) NHS
15 48 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (0.51%) DataPower
17 29 (0.49%) N-Tier
18 28 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 635 (10.71%) Windows
2 398 (6.72%) Linux
3 348 (5.87%) UNIX
4 140 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (2.06%) Solaris
6 101 (1.70%) Android
7 97 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 92 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 91 (1.54%) AIX
10 60 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 57 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
14 27 (0.46%) MVS
15 26 (0.44%) HPUX
16 23 (0.39%) Windows 8
17 22 (0.37%) CentOS
17 22 (0.37%) VME
18 20 (0.34%) zOS
19 18 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (12.79%) TOGAF
2 697 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 593 (10.01%) SOA
4 541 (9.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 529 (8.93%) Migration
6 499 (8.42%) Data Modelling
7 414 (6.98%) CRM
8 380 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 368 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
10 355 (5.99%) Data Architecture
11 340 (5.74%) ITIL
12 326 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
13 304 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 279 (4.71%) Project Management
15 215 (3.63%) UML
16 213 (3.59%) Analytics
17 212 (3.58%) Security Architecture
18 201 (3.39%) Data Management
19 196 (3.31%) ETL
20 191 (3.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 636 (10.73%) Java
2 599 (10.11%) SQL
3 224 (3.78%) C#
4 165 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 98 (1.65%) PHP
6 97 (1.64%) Python
7 94 (1.59%) C
8 79 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 79 (1.33%) Perl
9 64 (1.08%) Scala
10 59 (1.00%) C++
11 58 (0.98%) Ruby
12 53 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 52 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 43 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 40 (0.67%) Apex Code
16 27 (0.46%) Bash Shell
17 26 (0.44%) VBA
18 23 (0.39%) Objective-C
19 21 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 548 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 383 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 298 (5.03%) Degree
4 95 (1.60%) CISSP
5 86 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 82 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (0.89%) CCIE
9 35 (0.59%) MCSE
10 33 (0.56%) CISM
11 31 (0.52%) CCNP
12 28 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.39%) CCNA
13 23 (0.39%) CCDP
13 23 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (0.35%) CISA
15 19 (0.32%) ISEB
16 15 (0.25%) CEH
17 14 (0.24%) ISSAP
18 13 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (1.65%) QA
2 66 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 43 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 38 (0.64%) SLA
5 28 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.42%) COBIT
7 15 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 14 (0.24%) JSP 440
9 12 (0.20%) EMIR
9 12 (0.20%) BS7799
10 10 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 9 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.15%) Basel III
12 6 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.084%) HL7
13 5 (0.084%) GxP
13 5 (0.084%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.067%) GCP
System Software
1 279 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 254 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 78 (1.32%) XenApp
5 74 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 50 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 43 (0.73%) vSphere
8 32 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 32 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (0.35%) HDFS
10 19 (0.32%) XenServer
11 16 (0.27%) NFS
12 14 (0.24%) Xen
13 12 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.20%) UAG
13 12 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 113 (1.91%) SCCM
2 97 (1.64%) Puppet
3 54 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (0.69%) SCOM
5 38 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 24 (0.40%) Oozie
7 21 (0.35%) Ambari
8 18 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 17 (0.29%) Data Guard
10 16 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 15 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.22%) Nagios
12 13 (0.22%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.22%) Cacti
12 13 (0.22%) Salt
13 11 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.19%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.19%) Netcool
14 9 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1026 (17.31%) Oracle
2 704 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 426 (7.19%) SAP
4 405 (6.83%) VMware
5 338 (5.70%) Cisco
6 304 (5.13%) IBM
7 192 (3.24%) Citrix
8 158 (2.67%) HP
9 145 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
10 103 (1.74%) EMC
11 93 (1.57%) Informatica
12 86 (1.45%) Siebel
13 80 (1.35%) Juniper
14 73 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 72 (1.21%) Sybase
16 71 (1.20%) NetApp
17 66 (1.11%) Adobe
18 63 (1.06%) Dell
18 63 (1.06%) TIBCO
18 63 (1.06%) Teradata
London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
ASG International
Rate: £100,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: VERY GOOD RATES
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 23 hours ago