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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 44 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.51% 3.83% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 4.17% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £458 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.21% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £525
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 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
480 528 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.57% 91.83% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 291 192
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 £239 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 86 46
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.42 £40.56 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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 5 £600 - 2
Chelmsford +2 2 £488 +30.00%
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle
4 13 (20.97%) ITIL
4 13 (20.97%) TOGAF
5 12 (19.35%) .NET
5 12 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (17.74%) Zachman Framework
6 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.13%) NHS
7 10 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.52%) UML
8 9 (14.52%) Banking
8 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
8 9 (14.52%) Data Architecture
9 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
10 7 (11.29%) SOA
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (11.29%) Information Architecture
11 6 (9.68%) Degree
11 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.68%) Local Government
11 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.68%) SQL
11 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (8.06%) Windows
12 5 (8.06%) Java

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) CICS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) IDMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) Ingres
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) ERwin
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
2 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Local Government
4 4 (6.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) J2EE
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 3 (4.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.61%) DataPower
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.61%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) TOGAF
3 12 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (17.74%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.52%) UML
5 9 (14.52%) Data Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) SOA
6 7 (11.29%) Information Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Data Management
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Master Data Management
10 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CISA
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) HL7
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Lagan
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) webMethods
4 3 (4.84%) Software AG
4 3 (4.84%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Websense
6 1 (1.61%) Teradata
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) Actuate
6 1 (1.61%) BMC
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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