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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.76% 17.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.88% 18.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 0
Average daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
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
81 130 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.78% 97.01% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 80 67
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £29.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SOA
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
5 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (19.23%) Big Data
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (11.54%) Information Management
8 3 (11.54%) WCF
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
8 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
8 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
8 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data
4 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) OLAP
5 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.85%) HBase
6 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) WCF
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (7.69%) Apache CXF
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) MDX
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) ADO
5 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
5 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) SOA
2 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Server Hardening
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenAM
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) Oozie
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Kofax
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) VMware