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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 7 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.39% 4.65% 7.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.66% 4.94% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 10
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£500 £438 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £690 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -19.77%
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
348 243 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.34% 94.19% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 130 126
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 27
Average hourly rate £32.54 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.93% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.70 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.00 £31.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 12 £500 - 1
Chorley - 7 £320 - 1
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 29 (34.94%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
4 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
5 14 (16.87%) Scala
5 14 (16.87%) Spring
5 14 (16.87%) Scrum
6 13 (15.66%) SQL
6 13 (15.66%) Linux
7 12 (14.46%) Oracle
7 12 (14.46%) Open Source
7 12 (14.46%) DevOps
8 11 (13.25%) Hibernate
8 11 (13.25%) Spring MVC
9 10 (12.05%) TDD
9 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.05%) UNIX
10 9 (10.84%) Cisco
10 9 (10.84%) CESG
10 9 (10.84%) MVC
11 8 (9.64%) Finance
11 8 (9.64%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (9.64%) CISSP
11 8 (9.64%) Security Architecture
12 7 (8.43%) Kanban
12 7 (8.43%) Cyber Security
12 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.41%) SAS
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.20%) TPMS
5 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) SaaS
1 6 (7.23%) PaaS
2 4 (4.82%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) LAN
1 4 (4.82%) WAN
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) ADSL
2 3 (3.61%) MPLS
3 2 (2.41%) OSPF
3 2 (2.41%) BGP
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) SSDT
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) JUnit
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (4.82%) Selenium
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
3 2 (2.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) Spring
2 11 (13.25%) Spring MVC
2 11 (13.25%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.23%) Akka
3 6 (7.23%) Play Framework
4 5 (6.02%) Web Services
5 4 (4.82%) Middleware
5 4 (4.82%) HTML
5 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.61%) CSS
6 3 (3.61%) Struts
6 3 (3.61%) HTML5
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Wicket
7 2 (2.41%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) JSON
7 2 (2.41%) J2EE
8 1 (1.20%) .NET
8 1 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Open Source
2 9 (10.84%) CESG
3 8 (9.64%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.20%) Informatics
7 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) UNIX
3 6 (7.23%) Windows
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) Scrum
3 12 (14.46%) DevOps
4 10 (12.05%) TDD
5 9 (10.84%) MVC
6 8 (9.64%) Security Architecture
7 7 (8.43%) Kanban
7 7 (8.43%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.43%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.43%) Service Management
7 7 (8.43%) Cyber Security
8 6 (7.23%) BDD
8 6 (7.23%) Analytics
8 6 (7.23%) Data Architecture
9 5 (6.02%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) Scala
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.23%) VBA
6 2 (2.41%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby
6 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) C#
7 1 (1.20%) COBOL
7 1 (1.20%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) CISSP
4 7 (8.43%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) VCP4
6 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Puppet
2 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.61%) Ansible
3 3 (3.61%) Salt
4 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 6 (7.23%) Cognos
5 4 (4.82%) Juniper
5 4 (4.82%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Pega
6 3 (3.61%) Informatica
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.61%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) Software AG
7 2 (2.41%) webMethods
7 2 (2.41%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.20%) AppSense
8 1 (1.20%) Symantec
8 1 (1.20%) McAfee
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago