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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.81% 9.37% 8.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 10.41% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 16
Average daily rate
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£431 £469 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £358 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £41.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
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
575 442 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.36% 90.02% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 221 206
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 62 68
Average hourly rate £29.50 £23.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.26% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £41.95 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -9 2 £395 -32.76% 1
Chelmsford -17 2 £375 -16.66%
Harlow - 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (42.11%) SOA
2 22 (38.60%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) Middleware
4 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.81%) UML
6 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (19.30%) TOGAF
8 10 (17.54%) J2EE
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.79%) REST
9 9 (15.79%) WSO2
9 9 (15.79%) Coaching
9 9 (15.79%) UNIX
9 9 (15.79%) .NET
10 8 (14.04%) Java
10 8 (14.04%) Linux
10 8 (14.04%) Subversion
10 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
10 8 (14.04%) ERwin
10 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
10 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
10 8 (14.04%) Puppet
10 8 (14.04%) Kanban
10 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) Windows
11 7 (12.28%) CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.75%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
1 3 (5.26%) NAS
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) ERwin
1 8 (14.04%) Subversion
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Automotive
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Middleware
2 10 (17.54%) J2EE
3 9 (15.79%) .NET
3 9 (15.79%) REST
4 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) JSON
5 2 (3.51%) CSS3
5 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 2 (3.51%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) Ajax
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.75%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.75%) Django
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) UNIX
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) SOA
2 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) UML
4 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (19.30%) TOGAF
6 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.79%) Coaching
8 8 (14.04%) Kanban
8 8 (14.04%) TDD
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
9 7 (12.28%) CRM
10 6 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (10.53%) Information Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.02%) Analytics
13 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) MCSE
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) WSO2
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) F5
6 2 (3.51%) Adobe
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) Software AG
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.51%) webMethods