The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 19 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.42% 8.21% 12.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 8.60% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 35
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£500 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £330 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
365 186 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.32% 95.38% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 76 201
Average daily rate £375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £27.50 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Lancashire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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
Blackburn - - - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 23 (31.51%) Java
1 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.77%) Degree
3 20 (27.40%) Finance
4 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (23.29%) SaaS
6 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.55%) SQL
6 15 (20.55%) SAP
6 15 (20.55%) ResourceLink
6 15 (20.55%) SuccessFactors
7 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
7 14 (19.18%) VBA
8 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
8 12 (16.44%) Perl
8 12 (16.44%) Python
8 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
9 11 (15.07%) CRM
9 11 (15.07%) UNIX
9 11 (15.07%) Middleware
9 11 (15.07%) webMethods
9 11 (15.07%) Dell
9 11 (15.07%) Software AG
10 10 (13.70%) MVS
10 10 (13.70%) Zachman Framework
10 10 (13.70%) Workflow
10 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.33%) Security Architecture
11 9 (12.33%) CISSP
12 8 (10.96%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (20.55%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) SaaS
2 15 (20.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) DB2
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.11%) Spring
3 3 (4.11%) Play Framework
3 3 (4.11%) Akka
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) REST
4 2 (2.74%) JSON
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 2 (2.74%) J2EE
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) CESG
2 8 (10.96%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (9.59%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.85%) Open Source
5 4 (5.48%) Reference Data
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) UNIX
2 10 (13.70%) MVS
3 4 (5.48%) AIX
4 3 (4.11%) HPUX
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
2 11 (15.07%) CRM
3 10 (13.70%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (13.70%) Workflow
4 9 (12.33%) Security Architecture
5 8 (10.96%) Data Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) SABSA
6 7 (9.59%) Cyber Security
7 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.48%) ITIL
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.11%) MVC
10 3 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.11%) MODAF
10 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Java
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
3 14 (19.18%) VBA
4 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.44%) Perl
4 12 (16.44%) Python
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.77%) Degree
3 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) CISSP
5 5 (6.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) CISMP
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
1 15 (20.55%) SAP
2 11 (15.07%) webMethods
2 11 (15.07%) Dell
2 11 (15.07%) Software AG
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) Curam
4 5 (6.85%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) Cognos
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Symantec
7 1 (1.37%) McAfee
7 1 (1.37%) Intel
7 1 (1.37%) Pega
7 1 (1.37%) AppSense
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau
7 1 (1.37%) VocaLink
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