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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.24% 5.42% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 5.93% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 5
Average daily rate
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£588 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £619 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
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
402 523 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 94.59% 91.43% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 298 137
Average daily rate £350 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 68 46
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +1 10 £600 - 7
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle
5 12 (23.53%) ITIL
6 11 (21.57%) .NET
6 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
6 11 (21.57%) Banking
6 11 (21.57%) Data Architecture
7 10 (19.61%) UML
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) NHS
8 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (17.65%) Degree
8 9 (17.65%) Information Architecture
9 8 (15.69%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
9 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
10 7 (13.73%) J2EE
11 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (9.80%) Java
12 5 (9.80%) Windows
13 4 (7.84%) CRM
13 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
13 4 (7.84%) SOA
13 4 (7.84%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) CICS
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) NAS
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) IDMS
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Ingres
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) ERwin
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Local Government
4 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) NHS
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) DataPower
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 11 (21.57%) Data Architecture
5 10 (19.61%) UML
6 9 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (17.65%) Information Architecture
7 8 (15.69%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
7 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) CRM
8 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.84%) SOA
9 3 (5.88%) Data Management
9 3 (5.88%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
10 2 (3.92%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (3.92%) Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Lagan
4 3 (5.88%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Websense
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