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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 6 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 37 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.98% 1.10% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.87% 1.14% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £488 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% +10.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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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
155 176 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.27% 96.70% 98.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 138 61
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.13 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +32.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (49.25%) .NET
3 23 (34.33%) XML
4 22 (32.84%) Windows
5 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
5 20 (29.85%) UML
6 18 (26.87%) C#
7 17 (25.37%) Client/Server
8 15 (22.39%) SOA
8 15 (22.39%) VB
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle
8 15 (22.39%) ADO
8 15 (22.39%) .NET Framework
9 14 (20.90%) Zachman Framework
9 14 (20.90%) TOGAF
10 12 (17.91%) Linux
11 11 (16.42%) Web Services
11 11 (16.42%) Java
11 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
12 10 (14.93%) N-Tier
13 9 (13.43%) Middleware
13 9 (13.43%) Kofax
13 9 (13.43%) Process Management
13 9 (13.43%) Document Management
13 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (11.94%) Content Management
14 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (11.94%) EMC
14 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (11.94%) Documentum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.94%) Documentum
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.45%) MySQL
4 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
1 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.96%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) .NET
2 23 (34.33%) XML
3 15 (22.39%) ADO
3 15 (22.39%) .NET Framework
4 11 (16.42%) Web Services
5 9 (13.43%) Middleware
6 8 (11.94%) J2EE
7 7 (10.45%) REST
8 4 (5.97%) Apache CXF
8 4 (5.97%) JSON
8 4 (5.97%) SOAP
9 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.48%) RESTful
9 3 (4.48%) jQuery
10 2 (2.99%) Java EE
11 1 (1.49%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.49%) CSS
11 1 (1.49%) HTML
11 1 (1.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Client/Server
2 10 (14.93%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.97%) Open Source
3 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) UML
2 15 (22.39%) SOA
3 14 (20.90%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (20.90%) TOGAF
4 9 (13.43%) Process Management
4 9 (13.43%) Document Management
5 8 (11.94%) Content Management
6 7 (10.45%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.45%) Process Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.46%) OOD
8 5 (7.46%) OO
8 5 (7.46%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Information Management
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) User Stories
10 3 (4.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.48%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) C#
2 15 (22.39%) VB
3 11 (16.42%) Java
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) MCPD
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) Kofax
4 8 (11.94%) EMC
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.99%) OpenText
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) McAfee
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