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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.11% 8.52% 8.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 10.06% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 15
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£589 £499 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.04% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £697 £583 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £59.50 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +29.57%
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
455 348 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.29% 84.67% 89.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 201 113
Average daily rate £450 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 41
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £63.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -15 22 £610 +17.30% 3
Preston +6 13 £550 +0.91%
Lancaster - 1 £300 - 1
Morecambe - 1 £210 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 38 (38.78%) UNIX
2 35 (35.71%) Middleware
3 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
5 23 (23.47%) Finance
6 21 (21.43%) Java
7 20 (20.41%) SC Cleared
8 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (17.35%) MVS
9 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.29%) CRM
9 14 (14.29%) Workflow
10 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
10 13 (13.27%) Scala
11 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
12 10 (10.20%) SQL
13 9 (9.18%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
14 8 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (8.16%) Open Source
15 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
15 7 (7.14%) Business Transformation
15 7 (7.14%) Degree
15 7 (7.14%) Internet
15 7 (7.14%) Oracle
15 7 (7.14%) Linux
15 7 (7.14%) Cisco
16 6 (6.12%) VoIP
16 6 (6.12%) OSPF
16 6 (6.12%) BGP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.04%) JBoss
3 2 (2.04%) nginx
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.02%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.04%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.04%) Boomi
3 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (6.12%) OSPF
2 6 (6.12%) BGP
2 6 (6.12%) VoIP
3 5 (5.10%) Firewall
4 3 (3.06%) IPsec
4 3 (3.06%) Extranet
4 3 (3.06%) MPLS
4 3 (3.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.06%) SSL
4 3 (3.06%) ADSL
4 3 (3.06%) ATM
4 3 (3.06%) ISDN
4 3 (3.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.06%) Big Data
4 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
3 1 (1.02%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (5.10%) Play Framework
3 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) J2EE
4 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.02%) REST
5 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.02%) Akka
5 1 (1.02%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) XSL
5 1 (1.02%) SVG
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) Batik
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.12%) Reference Data
2 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Wiki
7 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) UNIX
2 17 (17.35%) MVS
3 7 (7.14%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) VME
5 5 (5.10%) Windows
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.29%) Workflow
2 14 (14.29%) CRM
2 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
4 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
5 9 (9.18%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.16%) Open Source
7 7 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 6 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.12%) Migration
9 5 (5.10%) SSADM
9 5 (5.10%) DSDM
9 5 (5.10%) UML
9 5 (5.10%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (4.08%) BDD
10 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.08%) RAD
10 4 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) Java
2 13 (13.27%) Scala
3 10 (10.20%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) Python
4 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.06%) Ruby
6 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) COBOL
7 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) CCIE
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) Puppet
2 2 (2.04%) Graylog
3 1 (1.02%) StatsD
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (4.08%) Juniper
3 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.08%) VMware
4 3 (3.06%) NetApp
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) webMethods
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) Dell
5 2 (2.04%) Curam
5 2 (2.04%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.04%) Software AG
6 1 (1.02%) Apigee
6 1 (1.02%) Mashery
6 1 (1.02%) FireEye
6 1 (1.02%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.02%) hybris
6 1 (1.02%) Tableau
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