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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 32 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 24 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.55% 3.67% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 3.83% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 16
Average daily rate £455 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £625 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £62.50 - £42.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 - £41.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.63 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.93% -9.24%
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
506 418 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.83% 95.87% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 233 314
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 65
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.90 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 7 £625 +4.16%
Basildon - 7 £453 -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (41.07%) TOGAF
2 22 (39.29%) OO
3 20 (35.71%) J2EE
3 20 (35.71%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (30.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (28.57%) .NET
6 15 (26.79%) SOA
6 15 (26.79%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (21.43%) Automotive
9 12 (21.43%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 9 (16.07%) UML
12 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (12.50%) COBIT
12 7 (12.50%) Analytics
12 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (12.50%) ISO27002
13 6 (10.71%) Open Source
13 6 (10.71%) Linux
13 6 (10.71%) C#
14 5 (8.93%) Solaris
14 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
14 5 (8.93%) Predictive Analytics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
1 2 (3.57%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) SMS
2 1 (1.79%) BGP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) IMAP
2 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.79%) IPsec
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
2 1 (1.79%) OSPF
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) SMTP
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.93%) Big Data
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.14%) DataStage
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.14%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ERwin
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) PVCS
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Automotive
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) J2EE
2 16 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Servlets
3 1 (1.79%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.36%) Social Media
2 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Solaris
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) VME
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) TOGAF
2 22 (39.29%) OO
3 17 (30.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 15 (26.79%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
6 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.07%) UML
8 7 (12.50%) Analytics
8 7 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.93%) Predictive Analytics
11 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.14%) ETL
12 3 (5.36%) Coaching
12 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (5.36%) Information Architecture
12 3 (5.36%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) ANSI C
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) COBIT
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Mesos
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) F5
3 4 (7.14%) NetApp
3 4 (7.14%) Teradata
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) BEA
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.79%) iManage
6 1 (1.79%) Software AG
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) VMware