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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.43% 7.39% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.39% 8.04% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 6
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£570 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £59.50 - £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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
355 448 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.21% 91.99% 89.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 262 95
Average daily rate £380 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 39
Average hourly rate £21.91 £21.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £46.09 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Blackpool +9 25 £590 +9.25%
Preston +4 9 £500 +1.26%
Chorley - 5 £425 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 33 (36.67%) UNIX
3 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
4 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.78%) Middleware
5 22 (24.44%) Finance
6 20 (22.22%) Java
7 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.44%) SQL
8 13 (14.44%) Oracle
8 13 (14.44%) Data Architecture
8 13 (14.44%) Open Source
9 12 (13.33%) Scala
9 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 11 (12.22%) Cisco
11 10 (11.11%) MVS
11 10 (11.11%) Linux
11 10 (11.11%) Service Management
11 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 9 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (10.00%) Firewall
12 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.00%) Mainframe
12 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
13 8 (8.89%) OSPF
13 8 (8.89%) BGP
13 8 (8.89%) Juniper
13 8 (8.89%) CRM
13 8 (8.89%) Migration
13 8 (8.89%) Workflow

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.22%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.11%) TPMS
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (7.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.56%) PaaS
2 5 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.22%) Boomi
3 2 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.89%) OSPF
2 8 (8.89%) BGP
3 7 (7.78%) LAN
3 7 (7.78%) WAN
4 6 (6.67%) ADSL
4 6 (6.67%) MPLS
5 5 (5.56%) SSL
5 5 (5.56%) IPsec
6 3 (3.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.11%) Selenium
2 1 (1.11%) Ant
2 1 (1.11%) JUnit
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Automotive
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Military
3 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.78%) Middleware
2 5 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) Spring
4 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.22%) J2EE
4 2 (2.22%) Struts
4 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.22%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.11%) Akka
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) XSL
5 1 (1.11%) SVG
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (1.11%) RESTful
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Informatics
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) UNIX
2 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) MVS
3 7 (7.78%) VME
3 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.78%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.44%) Data Architecture
2 13 (14.44%) Open Source
3 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 10 (11.11%) Service Management
4 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 9 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (8.89%) Workflow
6 8 (8.89%) Migration
6 8 (8.89%) CRM
6 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 6 (6.67%) DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) ETL
8 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.33%) BDD
10 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) Java
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 12 (13.33%) Scala
4 3 (3.33%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
4 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.22%) VBA
5 2 (2.22%) COBOL
5 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) R
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CCIE
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.44%) Ansible
2 4 (4.44%) Salt
2 4 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 11 (12.22%) Cisco
4 8 (8.89%) Juniper
5 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.56%) VMware
7 4 (4.44%) Informatica
7 4 (4.44%) IBM
8 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.33%) SAP
8 3 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.22%) Cognos
9 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 2 (2.22%) webMethods
9 2 (2.22%) Software AG
9 2 (2.22%) Curam
10 1 (1.11%) Teradata
10 1 (1.11%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix
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