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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 3 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.39% 0.50% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.95% 0.51% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 3
Average daily rate
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£501 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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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
148 195 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.37% 97.01% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 153 44
Average daily rate £425 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 7
Average hourly rate £13.44 £14.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £8.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, 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 35 (50.72%) .NET
2 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
3 25 (36.23%) UML
4 23 (33.33%) Windows
5 21 (30.43%) Client/Server
6 20 (28.99%) XML
7 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.09%) C#
9 17 (24.64%) Zachman Framework
9 17 (24.64%) TOGAF
10 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 15 (21.74%) VB
10 15 (21.74%) ADO
10 15 (21.74%) SOA
11 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 12 (17.39%) Linux
13 10 (14.49%) N-Tier
13 10 (14.49%) J2EE
13 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (14.49%) Middleware
13 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
13 10 (14.49%) SDLC
14 9 (13.04%) Process Management
14 9 (13.04%) Kofax
14 9 (13.04%) Document Management
14 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
15 8 (11.59%) User Stories
15 8 (11.59%) Retail
15 8 (11.59%) Content Management
15 8 (11.59%) Information Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (11.59%) Documentum
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) IPv6
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) SMTP
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) IPv4
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.59%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) XML
3 15 (21.74%) ADO
3 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.49%) J2EE
4 10 (14.49%) Middleware
5 8 (11.59%) Web Services
6 5 (7.25%) SOAP
6 5 (7.25%) Apache CXF
6 5 (7.25%) RESTful
7 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.80%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (5.80%) jQuery
8 2 (2.90%) Java EE
8 2 (2.90%) REST
9 1 (1.45%) HTML5
9 1 (1.45%) HTML
9 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Client/Server
2 10 (14.49%) N-Tier
3 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.80%) PKI
5 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) UML
2 17 (24.64%) Zachman Framework
2 17 (24.64%) TOGAF
3 15 (21.74%) SOA
4 10 (14.49%) SDLC
5 9 (13.04%) Process Management
5 9 (13.04%) Document Management
6 8 (11.59%) User Stories
6 8 (11.59%) Content Management
6 8 (11.59%) Information Management
7 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
7 7 (10.14%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) Server Hardening
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.25%) OO
8 5 (7.25%) OOD
9 4 (5.80%) Web Design
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) C#
2 15 (21.74%) VB
3 8 (11.59%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.59%) MCPD
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCOM
1 4 (5.80%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) Kofax
4 8 (11.59%) EMC
5 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) ForgeRock
7 3 (4.35%) Splunk
8 2 (2.90%) OpenText
9 1 (1.45%) BT
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