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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 3 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 30 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.28% - 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.06% - 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 4
Average daily rate
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£463 - £409
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 - £433
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 £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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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
136 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.45% 93.48% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 62
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
1 13 (30.95%) Data Management
1 13 (30.95%) Master Data Management
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) Data Architecture
4 10 (23.81%) Web Services
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) UML
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) SOA
6 8 (19.05%) XML
6 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 7 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 7 (16.67%) REST
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.67%) MySQL
7 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (14.29%) JIRA
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
2 3 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) REST
4 6 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
5 4 (9.52%) JSON
5 4 (9.52%) Apache CXF
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.76%) Java EE
8 1 (2.38%) JPA
8 1 (2.38%) OSGi
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.38%) WSDL
8 1 (2.38%) HTML
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
8 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
1 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
1 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Data Management
1 13 (30.95%) Master Data Management
2 11 (26.19%) Data Architecture
3 9 (21.43%) UML
4 8 (19.05%) SOA
5 7 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) User Stories
8 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (9.52%) Information Management
8 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) DevOps
10 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
2 4 (9.52%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) R
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) SCOM
3 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee