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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.73% 6.82% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 7.45% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 4
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£525 £538 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £483 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -5.26%
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
461 443 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.47% 91.53% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 214 226
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 75 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -42.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +3 10 £588 - 6
Chelmsford - 5 £456 -
Colchester - 2 £513 -
Basildon - - - - 1
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (28.99%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (26.09%) .NET
5 16 (23.19%) ITIL
6 15 (21.74%) TOGAF
7 13 (18.84%) Zachman Framework
7 13 (18.84%) NHS
8 12 (17.39%) Local Government
9 11 (15.94%) Oracle
10 10 (14.49%) SOA
11 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (13.04%) Degree
12 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.59%) WebLogic
12 8 (11.59%) SQL
13 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.14%) J2EE
13 7 (10.14%) Windows
13 7 (10.14%) UML
13 7 (10.14%) CRM
13 7 (10.14%) Banking
13 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
13 7 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (8.70%) C#

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (11.59%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) IDMS
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) Ingres
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) MSTest
2 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Local Government
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
4 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.80%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) J2EE
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) Middleware
4 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.90%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) WPF
6 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) NHS
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Open Source
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.45%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (28.99%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (23.19%) ITIL
4 15 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 13 (18.84%) Zachman Framework
6 10 (14.49%) SOA
7 7 (10.14%) CRM
7 7 (10.14%) UML
7 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.25%) Information Management
10 4 (5.80%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.80%) OO
10 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
11 3 (4.35%) Information Architecture
11 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) C#
2 6 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.45%) XAML
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) MCP
2 1 (1.45%) MCSE
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) AccuRev
4 5 (7.25%) Lagan
5 4 (5.80%) webMethods
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) Software AG
7 2 (2.90%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) Teradata
8 1 (1.45%) Actuate
8 1 (1.45%) CA
8 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Cognos
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
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