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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 26 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 29 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.31% 5.07% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 5.42% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 1
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£563 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
528 572 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.70% 93.46% 91.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 316 192
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 65
Average hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 12 £575 -4.16% 4
Colchester - 3 £420 -
Southend-on-Sea +5 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (45.65%) SOA
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (30.43%) Middleware
4 12 (26.09%) UML
4 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.91%) Linux
6 10 (21.74%) UNIX
6 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
7 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
7 9 (19.57%) Oracle
7 9 (19.57%) Java
8 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.22%) ERwin
9 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
9 7 (15.22%) Banking
9 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
9 7 (15.22%) .NET
9 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) JSON
10 6 (13.04%) Information Architecture
10 6 (13.04%) Windows
10 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.04%) Migration
11 5 (10.87%) VMware
11 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
11 5 (10.87%) Thin Client

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.87%) WildFly
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Mule
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.87%) Ingres
2 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) ERwin
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Middleware
2 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) JSON
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) J2EE
3 5 (10.87%) JMS
3 5 (10.87%) REST
3 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.35%) CSS3
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.87%) Thin Client
1 5 (10.87%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) UNIX
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 5 (10.87%) Solaris
5 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) SOA
2 16 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (26.09%) UML
4 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (13.04%) Information Architecture
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Coaching
9 4 (8.70%) Line Management
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Kanban
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
10 3 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby
2 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
2 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
2 5 (10.87%) WSO2
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Software AG
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) webMethods
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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