The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 27 43 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 25 13 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.79% 2.52% 9.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 2.62% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 29
Median daily rate £350 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £332 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £565 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.82 £42.00 £41.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.00 £30.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £42.00 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
423 497 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.92% 96.50% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 265 233
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £509 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Chelmsford +3 5 £375 -
Brentwood +9 3 £625 +47.05% 1
Witham - 1 £400 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Essex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Java
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) J2EE
2 16 (43.24%) TOGAF
2 16 (43.24%) Marketing
2 16 (43.24%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (40.54%) Social Media
3 15 (40.54%) Big Data
3 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (35.14%) SOA
4 13 (35.14%) Adobe
5 10 (27.03%) Legal
5 10 (27.03%) SMS
5 10 (27.03%) Analytics
5 10 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (24.32%) Big Data Analytics
6 9 (24.32%) Data Analytics
6 9 (24.32%) Open Source
6 9 (24.32%) OO
6 9 (24.32%) Virtual Team
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (21.62%) Adobe Campaign

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) SMS
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
3 6 (16.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Essbase
3 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (43.24%) Marketing
2 10 (27.03%) Legal
3 8 (21.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) J2EE
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) Java EE
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Social Media
2 9 (24.32%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
1 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (43.24%) TOGAF
3 15 (40.54%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (35.14%) SOA
5 10 (27.03%) Analytics
5 10 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (24.32%) Big Data Analytics
6 9 (24.32%) Data Analytics
6 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (24.32%) OO
6 9 (24.32%) Open Source
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) High Availability
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
10 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
10 2 (5.41%) UML
10 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCA
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Adobe
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto