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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 41 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 0.72% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.75% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £530 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +35.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.63 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.93% -9.24%
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
280 265 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.02% 96.01% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 149 116
Average daily rate £338 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) HDInsight
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HDInsight
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) VMware