The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 33 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.30% 4.70% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 4.86% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Average daily rate £500 £388 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £581 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 494 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.63% 96.67% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 137
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +161.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £10.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Gloucestershire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Gloucestershire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Cheltenham -3 4 £400 -23.80% 3
Gloucester +7 1 - - 4
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (41.18%) Windows
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) Unix
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 9 (26.47%) Middleware
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 8 (23.53%) SOAP
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) VoIP
5 6 (17.65%) Hitachi
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) webMethods
5 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) Unified Communications
5 6 (17.65%) REST
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
6 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
6 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (14.71%) Java EE
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Telecoms

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.82%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Google Apps
3 2 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) Unified Communications
2 6 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) OrientDB
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) ERwin
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) Middleware
3 8 (23.53%) SOAP
4 6 (17.65%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) Java EE
6 2 (5.88%) GWT
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) JSF
7 1 (2.94%) Mason
7 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.82%) Use Case
7 2 (5.88%) API Integration
7 2 (5.88%) ArchiMate
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) Scala
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCDA
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) vCloud
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Hitachi
2 6 (17.65%) HP
2 6 (17.65%) webMethods
3 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
3 3 (8.82%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) ATG
5 1 (2.94%) Demandware
5 1 (2.94%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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