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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 38 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.54% 4.90% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 4.97% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 20
Median daily rate £505 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £420 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.96 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+42.73% -
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
432 523 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.96% 98.49% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 285 314
Median daily rate £348 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 38 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +119.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea +3 1 £510 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.19%) OO
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) TOGAF
5 10 (23.81%) SOA
5 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
5 10 (23.81%) VMware
6 9 (21.43%) HP
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco
6 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 9 (21.43%) SAS
6 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (19.05%) Banking
7 8 (19.05%) J2EE
7 8 (19.05%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) ETL
8 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.67%) Data Mart
8 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (16.67%) COBIT
8 7 (16.67%) ISO27002
9 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (14.29%) Data Integration

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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Intranet
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (9.52%) DataStage
5 4 (9.52%) WebFOCUS
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (7.14%) QlikView
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) COM+
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) DataPower
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
1 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) OO
1 11 (26.19%) TOGAF
2 10 (23.81%) SOA
3 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Coaching
5 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 4 (9.52%) SDLC
5 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) COBIT
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (16.67%) ISO27002
2 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco
3 9 (21.43%) HP
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) SunGard
5 4 (9.52%) Teradata
6 3 (7.14%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) webMethods