The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.12% 2.30% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.33% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £488 £429 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £420 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 86 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.53% 98.85% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 61 64
Average daily rate £388 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.38 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.24% -36.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.56 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
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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 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) OSGi
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Scala