The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank - 29 35
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.46% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.61% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
Average daily rate
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- £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
265 268 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.38% 94.37% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 153 180
Average daily rate £340 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £274 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 64
Average hourly rate £14.13 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Kent region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CommVault
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CommVault
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds