The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.09% 7.87% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 8.68% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 8
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£456 £463 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £583 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £39.08 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 438 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.44% 90.68% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 226 204
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 66
Average hourly rate £19.66 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.15% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.32 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Essex region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Essex region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Brentwood +4 9 £588 +2.17% 1
Southend-on-Sea -9 1 - -
Chelmsford -19 1 £375 -6.25%
Harlow - 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 24 (38.71%) SOA
2 23 (37.10%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) Middleware
4 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (22.58%) UNIX
5 14 (22.58%) Linux
5 14 (22.58%) UML
6 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
7 11 (17.74%) Java
7 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
7 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.13%) TOGAF
8 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (14.52%) WSO2
9 9 (14.52%) REST
9 9 (14.52%) .NET
9 9 (14.52%) ERwin
9 9 (14.52%) Coaching
10 8 (12.90%) Scrum
10 8 (12.90%) Mac OS X
10 8 (12.90%) J2EE
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle
10 8 (12.90%) Puppet
10 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (12.90%) Kanban
10 8 (12.90%) TDD
10 8 (12.90%) Subversion

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
1 5 (8.06%) WildFly
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.61%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) NAS
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Ingres
2 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
1 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.52%) ERwin
3 8 (12.90%) Subversion
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) Middleware
2 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 9 (14.52%) REST
3 8 (12.90%) J2EE
4 7 (11.29%) JSON
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) JMS
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.23%) HTML
7 2 (3.23%) CSS3
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
7 2 (3.23%) HTML5
7 2 (3.23%) Ajax
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.61%) Django
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.06%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
1 14 (22.58%) UNIX
2 8 (12.90%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.29%) Windows
4 6 (9.68%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) SOA
2 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (22.58%) UML
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.13%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.52%) Coaching
7 8 (12.90%) Kanban
7 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 7 (11.29%) CRM
8 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.29%) Information Architecture
8 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Migration
10 5 (8.06%) Data Architecture
10 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.06%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby
3 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) MCSE
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) WSO2
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) SAP
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) Software AG
6 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.23%) webMethods
6 2 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat