The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 34 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.86% 4.89% 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 5.02% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 16
Median daily rate £475 £523 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £478 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £568 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
453 458 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.07% 97.45% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 299 204
Median daily rate £375 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 41
Median hourly rate £41.00 £17.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.68% -32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £43.83 £43.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Architect in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 4 £438 -12.50% 3
Cheltenham -2 3 £425 -19.04%
Architect
South West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco
4 11 (23.91%) LAN
4 11 (23.91%) Project Management
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 10 (21.74%) CCNP
6 9 (19.57%) CCNA
7 8 (17.39%) Nortel
7 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
7 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 8 (17.39%) MODAF
8 7 (15.22%) WAN
8 7 (15.22%) Target Operating Model
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.04%) WLAN
9 6 (13.04%) Wireless
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 5 (10.87%) Windows
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) XML
11 4 (8.70%) VoIP
11 4 (8.70%) SOA
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) LAN
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) Wireless
3 6 (13.04%) WLAN
4 4 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 4 (8.70%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Hudson
2 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) REST
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) WSDL
2 3 (6.52%) XSD
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Blog
2 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) MODAF
2 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
3 7 (15.22%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) CCNP
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (19.57%) CCNA
5 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE
8 1 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (2.17%) MCSD
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) HL7
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) Xen
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.17%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco
2 8 (17.39%) Nortel
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) Polycom
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Genesys
5 2 (4.35%) Meraki
5 2 (4.35%) Siemens
6 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) SAP