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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 9 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 46 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.11% 5.81% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.00% 6.29% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 6 12
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£510 £493 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £408 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £690 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
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
418 159 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.87% 92.44% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 78 180
Average daily rate £378 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £143 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.53 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.14
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 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 24 December 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 24 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
Preston -7 8 £500 -2.18%
Blackburn - - - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (44.05%) Java
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
4 20 (23.81%) Degree
5 17 (20.24%) SQL
6 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 16 (19.05%) SaaS
7 13 (15.48%) VBA
7 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
7 13 (15.48%) CESG
8 12 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (14.29%) ResourceLink
8 12 (14.29%) CISSP
8 12 (14.29%) Oracle
8 12 (14.29%) SAP
8 12 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 12 (14.29%) Scala
8 12 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
9 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (13.10%) Spring
9 11 (13.10%) TOGAF
9 11 (13.10%) Finance
9 11 (13.10%) Scrum
10 10 (11.90%) Linux
10 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
10 10 (11.90%) Cyber Security
11 9 (10.71%) Open Source
11 9 (10.71%) SABSA
11 9 (10.71%) Perl
11 9 (10.71%) Python

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) SaaS
2 12 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.38%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.57%) DB2
3 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) SSDT
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) QlikView
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.57%) Selenium
2 3 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) Ant
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
3 5 (5.95%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) Spring
2 9 (10.71%) Hibernate
2 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC
3 6 (7.14%) Akka
3 6 (7.14%) Play Framework
4 5 (5.95%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.38%) HTML5
6 2 (2.38%) REST
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) HTML
6 2 (2.38%) J2EE
6 2 (2.38%) CSS
7 1 (1.19%) Struts
7 1 (1.19%) .NET
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Wicket
7 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) CESG
2 12 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.71%) Open Source
5 4 (4.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) AIX
3 3 (3.57%) HPUX
4 2 (2.38%) UNIX
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 11 (13.10%) Scrum
3 11 (13.10%) TOGAF
4 10 (11.90%) Cyber Security
5 9 (10.71%) SABSA
5 9 (10.71%) TDD
5 9 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (9.52%) MVC
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) DevOps
8 6 (7.14%) BDD
8 6 (7.14%) Kanban
8 6 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 6 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) Java
2 17 (20.24%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) VBA
3 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
4 12 (14.29%) Scala
5 9 (10.71%) Python
5 9 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.71%) Perl
6 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.81%) Degree
3 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.29%) CISSP
5 5 (5.95%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
1 12 (14.29%) SAP
2 9 (10.71%) Dell
2 9 (10.71%) webMethods
2 9 (10.71%) Software AG
3 6 (7.14%) IBM
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.95%) Cognos
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco
4 5 (5.95%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (5.95%) Curam
5 3 (3.57%) Pega
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) Symantec
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee
7 1 (1.19%) AppSense
7 1 (1.19%) Intel
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