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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Rank 27 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.83% 5.48% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 5.71% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 11
Median daily rate £519 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £410 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
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 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
380 438 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.96% 96.05% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 239 228
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.60 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 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
Southend-on-Sea - 12 £508 - 1
Brentwood +6 3 - -
Chelmsford +5 3 £531 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Essex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) J2EE
3 24 (42.86%) OO
4 22 (39.29%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 21 (37.50%) Marketing
5 21 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (32.14%) .NET
6 18 (32.14%) SOA
6 18 (32.14%) Scrum
6 18 (32.14%) Open Source
7 16 (28.57%) Social Media
7 16 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
7 16 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (28.57%) Oracle
7 16 (28.57%) Adobe
8 15 (26.79%) TOGAF
8 15 (26.79%) Big Data
9 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 13 (23.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (23.21%) Adobe Campaign
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) XSLT
10 13 (23.21%) UML
11 12 (21.43%) SMS
11 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
11 12 (21.43%) Legal
11 12 (21.43%) Analytics
11 12 (21.43%) Virtual Team
12 11 (19.64%) DevOps

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 13 (23.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.79%) assyst
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) SMS
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) Big Data
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) PVCS
2 3 (5.36%) PowerDesigner
General
1 21 (37.50%) Marketing
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Legal
4 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (8.93%) Electronics
5 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) J2EE
2 18 (32.14%) .NET
3 13 (23.21%) XSLT
4 11 (19.64%) JSP
4 11 (19.64%) Servlets
4 11 (19.64%) XML
4 11 (19.64%) XML Schema
5 8 (14.29%) Middleware
6 5 (8.93%) JSON
6 5 (8.93%) Play Framework
6 5 (8.93%) RESTful
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (8.93%) Swagger
7 2 (3.57%) XSD
8 1 (1.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Social Media
2 12 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) VME
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) OO
3 22 (39.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (32.14%) Open Source
5 18 (32.14%) Scrum
5 18 (32.14%) SOA
6 16 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
7 15 (26.79%) TOGAF
8 13 (23.21%) UML
9 12 (21.43%) Analytics
10 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (19.64%) DevOps
11 10 (17.86%) Big Data Analytics
11 10 (17.86%) Data Analytics
12 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
14 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) Ruby
2 5 (8.93%) XPath
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) CCA
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Adobe
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Fujitsu
2 5 (8.93%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 2 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) WSO2
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