The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 6 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 10 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.56% 22.54% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 23.21% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 2
Median daily rate £575 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £40.25 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+24.73% -1.88%
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
179 168 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 99.44% 97.11% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 143
Median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 17
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.87 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Ipswich region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 6 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Kofax
5 2 (10.53%) Robotics
5 2 (10.53%) QA
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Documentum
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) OLAP
4 2 (10.53%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) SSDT
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) MDX
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Robotics
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Reinsurance
4 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SOA
1 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (15.79%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Hardening
3 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Secure Coding
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Blue Prism
2 2 (10.53%) Kofax
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) FireEye
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) VMware