The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.45% 6.17% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 6.58% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -19.54%
Architect
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 76 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 94.20% 93.83% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 57 126
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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