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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 13 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.20% 10.70% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.76% 11.50% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 10
Average daily rate £489 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
381 400 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.78% 93.02% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 258 118
Average daily rate £413 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool -2 17 £725 +49.48% 1
Lytham St Annes +1 6 £469 -
Chorley -1 3 £338 -
Preston -1 3 £450 -3.48%
Lancaster - 1 £500 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.00%) Middleware
3 25 (25.00%) Java
4 22 (22.00%) Linux
5 20 (20.00%) Unix
5 20 (20.00%) Oracle
6 19 (19.00%) VMware
7 18 (18.00%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
9 16 (16.00%) Migration
9 16 (16.00%) SOA
9 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.00%) Finance
10 15 (15.00%) Tuxedo
10 15 (15.00%) COBOL
10 15 (15.00%) TOGAF
10 15 (15.00%) Security Architecture
11 14 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.00%) CRM
12 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (13.00%) Zachman Framework
12 13 (13.00%) DevOps
12 13 (13.00%) Private Cloud
13 12 (12.00%) Re-Platforming
13 12 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (12.00%) Configuration Management
14 11 (11.00%) Defect Management
14 11 (11.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (15.00%) Tuxedo
2 5 (5.00%) Node.js
3 3 (3.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.00%) SAS
4 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (2.00%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Internet
2 8 (8.00%) VoIP
3 5 (5.00%) ATM
3 5 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.00%) ISDN
3 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.00%) Big Data
3 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.00%) Maven
4 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.00%) Middleware
2 5 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (3.00%) RESTful
3 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.00%) jQuery
5 1 (1.00%) JSON
5 1 (1.00%) REST
5 1 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Private Cloud
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.00%) User Experience
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.00%) Wiki
8 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Linux
2 20 (20.00%) Unix
3 10 (10.00%) MVS
4 8 (8.00%) VME
5 5 (5.00%) Windows
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.00%) Solaris
7 2 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Android
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
2 16 (16.00%) SOA
3 15 (15.00%) Security Architecture
3 15 (15.00%) TOGAF
4 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (13.00%) CRM
5 13 (13.00%) DevOps
5 13 (13.00%) Zachman Framework
6 12 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.00%) Re-Platforming
7 11 (11.00%) Defect Management
8 10 (10.00%) SABSA
8 10 (10.00%) Workflow
9 9 (9.00%) DSDM
9 9 (9.00%) SSADM
9 9 (9.00%) UML
10 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) Java
2 15 (15.00%) COBOL
3 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (3.00%) R
6 3 (3.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 2 (2.00%) CLAS
5 2 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) StatsD
3 2 (2.00%) Graylog
4 1 (1.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle
2 19 (19.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.00%) Citrix
5 3 (3.00%) Apigee
5 3 (3.00%) Mashery
5 3 (3.00%) NetApp
5 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.00%) Tableau
5 3 (3.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.00%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.00%) EMC
6 2 (2.00%) Pega
6 2 (2.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.00%) Siebel
6 2 (2.00%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (1.00%) hybris
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
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