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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 7 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.95% 2.33% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.14% 2.46% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
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£488 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
137 122 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.56% 94.57% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 100 57
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £493 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 28 (50.91%) .NET
2 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
3 21 (38.18%) Windows
4 20 (36.36%) XML
5 19 (34.55%) Client/Server
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) UML
6 18 (32.73%) C#
7 15 (27.27%) ADO
7 15 (27.27%) VB
7 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
9 13 (23.64%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (20.00%) MySQL
11 10 (18.18%) N-Tier
11 10 (18.18%) SDLC
12 9 (16.36%) Kofax
12 9 (16.36%) Process Management
12 9 (16.36%) Document Management
13 8 (14.55%) Content Management
13 8 (14.55%) jQuery
13 8 (14.55%) EMC
13 8 (14.55%) SOA
13 8 (14.55%) Documentum
14 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
14 7 (12.73%) Java
14 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
14 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (12.73%) Visualisation

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (14.55%) Documentum
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) IPv6
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) IPv4
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) SMTP
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) XML
3 15 (27.27%) ADO
3 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 8 (14.55%) jQuery
5 6 (10.91%) Web Services
6 5 (9.09%) Apache CXF
6 5 (9.09%) RESTful
6 5 (9.09%) SOAP
6 5 (9.09%) J2EE
6 5 (9.09%) Middleware
6 5 (9.09%) LAMP
7 4 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (7.27%) HTML5
7 4 (7.27%) HTML
7 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.45%) FFmpeg
9 2 (3.64%) REST
10 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Client/Server
2 10 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.27%) PKI
5 3 (5.45%) MPEG
6 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) UML
2 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
3 13 (23.64%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (18.18%) SDLC
5 9 (16.36%) Document Management
5 9 (16.36%) Process Management
6 8 (14.55%) SOA
6 8 (14.55%) Content Management
7 7 (12.73%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
8 6 (10.91%) User Stories
8 6 (10.91%) Information Management
9 5 (9.09%) OOD
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.27%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) VB
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) MCPD
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Kofax
3 8 (14.55%) EMC
4 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (7.27%) ForgeRock
7 3 (5.45%) Splunk
8 2 (3.64%) OpenText
9 1 (1.82%) VMware
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) BT
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