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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 14 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.77% 8.63% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.78% 9.35% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £538 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £488 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £563 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -24.32%
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
436 417 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.64% 92.26% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 199 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 62 76
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £39.00 £38.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 10 £575 - 5
Chelmsford - 5 £425 - 2
Colchester - 2 £513 -
Basildon -4 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -10 1 £537 -2.36%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (31.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (29.73%) TOGAF
5 20 (27.03%) .NET
6 14 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (16.22%) ITIL
8 11 (14.86%) SOA
8 11 (14.86%) Local Government
9 10 (13.51%) NHS
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.16%) UML
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle
10 9 (12.16%) SQL
11 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.81%) J2EE
11 8 (10.81%) Windows
11 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
11 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.81%) Degree
12 7 (9.46%) AccuRev
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.46%) CRM
12 7 (9.46%) Java
13 6 (8.11%) C#
13 6 (8.11%) Information Management
13 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
13 6 (8.11%) Open Source
13 6 (8.11%) Waterfall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) CICS
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Intranet
2 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) DB2
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) IDMS
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) Ingres
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) ERwin
2 1 (1.35%) MSTest
2 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Local Government
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) J2EE
3 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 3 (4.05%) Middleware
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (1.35%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.35%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) WCF
5 1 (1.35%) WPF
5 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) NHS
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Open Source
3 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) EMV
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.35%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Technical Architecture
2 23 (31.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (29.73%) TOGAF
4 14 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
5 12 (16.22%) ITIL
6 11 (14.86%) SOA
7 9 (12.16%) UML
8 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.46%) CRM
9 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.11%) Information Management
10 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.76%) OO
12 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.41%) Matrix Management
13 3 (4.05%) Migration
13 3 (4.05%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.35%) XAML
5 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) MCP
2 1 (1.35%) MCSE
2 1 (1.35%) CCNA
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) AccuRev
3 5 (6.76%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) webMethods
4 4 (5.41%) Lagan
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Software AG
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Teradata
7 1 (1.35%) Cognos
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.35%) Actuate
7 1 (1.35%) CA
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
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