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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 10 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.62% 2.86% 8.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.93% 3.26% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £430 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.71%
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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
112 92 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.55% 87.62% 98.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 68 159
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £9.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.25% -37.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.48 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £32.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 10 (90.91%) Data Management
1 10 (90.91%) Master Data Management
2 9 (81.82%) Data Architecture
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) Data Governance
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Data Management
1 10 (90.91%) Master Data Management
2 9 (81.82%) Data Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Data Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle