The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 19 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.84% 5.01% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.68% 5.48% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 3
Average daily rate
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£463 £525 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £480 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £560 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 420 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.31% 91.50% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 202 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 70 90
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.80 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £38.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
East of England

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 28 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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 6 £575 - 2
Chelmsford - 6 £400 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 1 £537 -
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Colchester - 1 £500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 32 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 30 (34.09%) Finance
3 27 (30.68%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (27.27%) .NET
5 21 (23.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (20.45%) SOA
7 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.77%) UML
9 11 (12.50%) Windows
9 11 (12.50%) Java
9 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.50%) VMware
9 11 (12.50%) webMethods
10 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
10 10 (11.36%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (10.23%) Local Government
11 9 (10.23%) SQL
11 9 (10.23%) ITIL
11 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.09%) NHS
12 8 (9.09%) Degree
13 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
13 7 (7.95%) Citrix
14 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
14 6 (6.82%) OO
14 6 (6.82%) J2EE
14 6 (6.82%) Oracle
14 6 (6.82%) XenApp
14 6 (6.82%) Computer Science

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) SAN
1 3 (3.41%) Intranet
1 3 (3.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.27%) Firewall
2 2 (2.27%) NAS
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) IPv4
3 1 (1.14%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.55%) EDRMS
4 3 (3.41%) DTS
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) MSTest
2 1 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Local Government
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (6.82%) J2EE
3 4 (4.55%) JRules
3 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.27%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) jQuery
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.14%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.14%) WCF
6 1 (1.14%) WPF
6 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
6 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.14%) REST
6 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.14%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) NHS
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.55%) Open Source
4 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) EMV
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 27 (30.68%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (23.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (20.45%) SOA
5 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
6 13 (14.77%) UML
7 10 (11.36%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.23%) ITIL
9 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.82%) OO
10 6 (6.82%) Dependency Management
11 5 (5.68%) CRM
11 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.68%) Information Management
12 4 (4.55%) Migration
12 4 (4.55%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (10.23%) SQL
3 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.41%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.14%) XAML
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) Groovy
6 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MCSE
2 2 (2.27%) CCNA
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.14%) MCTS
3 1 (1.14%) MCITP
3 1 (1.14%) CCA
3 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CCAA
3 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) XenApp
2 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
1 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 11 (12.50%) webMethods
1 11 (12.50%) VMware
2 7 (7.95%) Citrix
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
4 5 (5.68%) AccuRev
5 3 (3.41%) Lagan
5 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 3 (3.41%) Software AG
6 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.27%) SAP
6 2 (2.27%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) Splunk
7 1 (1.14%) Cognos
7 1 (1.14%) Actuate
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
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