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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 34 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 49 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.97% 7.41% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 8.07% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £596 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
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
396 607 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 92.52% 91.83% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 350 156
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £206 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +3 8 £600 - 1
Colchester - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (24.39%) WebLogic
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
5 9 (21.95%) Banking
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
6 8 (19.51%) Information Architecture
6 8 (19.51%) UML
7 7 (17.07%) Java
7 7 (17.07%) Linux
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) NHS
7 7 (17.07%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.63%) MySQL
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
10 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (9.76%) .NET
10 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
10 4 (9.76%) SAP
10 4 (9.76%) JMS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (24.39%) WebLogic
2 7 (17.07%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.76%) WildFly
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
1 3 (7.32%) NAS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) Ingres
3 4 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) ERwin
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) JMS
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) NHS
2 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
2 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) DataPower
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 8 (19.51%) UML
5 8 (19.51%) Data Architecture
5 8 (19.51%) Information Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Line Management
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 2 (4.88%) Data Management
9 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMP
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISA
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) HL7
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Lagan
4 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Websense
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp