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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 6 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 69 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.20% 6.19% 8.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.87% 6.65% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 4
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£545 £511 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% +47.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.80 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -18.27%
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
409 421 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.09% 93.14% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 259 88
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £218 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 33
Average hourly rate £18.88 £20.13 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +17 31 £595 +10.69% 1
Preston +12 13 £500 +10.55%
Chorley - 8 £348 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £451 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (34.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (29.46%) UNIX
3 31 (27.68%) Java
4 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
6 23 (20.54%) Middleware
7 21 (18.75%) Finance
8 19 (16.96%) Scala
9 16 (14.29%) Open Source
9 16 (14.29%) SQL
10 15 (13.39%) Data Modelling
10 15 (13.39%) Data Architecture
11 14 (12.50%) Oracle
12 12 (10.71%) Linux
12 12 (10.71%) TOGAF
13 11 (9.82%) Spring
13 11 (9.82%) Scrum
13 11 (9.82%) CRM
13 11 (9.82%) Cisco
13 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
14 10 (8.93%) Spring MVC
14 10 (8.93%) MVS
14 10 (8.93%) Service Management
15 9 (8.04%) TDD
15 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
15 9 (8.04%) Migration
15 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
15 9 (8.04%) Strategic Planning
15 9 (8.04%) DevOps

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.68%) SAS
3 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.79%) JBoss
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.89%) TPMS
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.89%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.46%) PaaS
2 5 (4.46%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.89%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) OSPF
1 8 (7.14%) BGP
1 8 (7.14%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) LAN
2 7 (6.25%) WAN
3 6 (5.36%) ADSL
3 6 (5.36%) MPLS
4 5 (4.46%) SSL
4 5 (4.46%) IPsec
5 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) SSDT
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) JUnit
1 4 (3.57%) Selenium
2 3 (2.68%) Maven
3 2 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.79%) Automotive
2 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Military
3 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) Middleware
2 11 (9.82%) Spring
3 10 (8.93%) Spring MVC
4 8 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.46%) Web Services
5 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.46%) Play Framework
6 4 (3.57%) Akka
7 3 (2.68%) Struts
8 2 (1.79%) HTML
8 2 (1.79%) J2EE
8 2 (1.79%) Apache Wicket
8 2 (1.79%) RESTful
9 1 (0.89%) HTML5
9 1 (0.89%) jQuery
9 1 (0.89%) Batik
9 1 (0.89%) CSS
9 1 (0.89%) .NET
9 1 (0.89%) XML
9 1 (0.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Open Source
2 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.25%) CESG
3 7 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (5.36%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.89%) Informatics
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.46%) UNIX
2 12 (10.71%) Linux
3 10 (8.93%) MVS
4 7 (6.25%) VME
4 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.25%) Windows
5 4 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.39%) Data Modelling
2 15 (13.39%) Data Architecture
3 12 (10.71%) TOGAF
4 11 (9.82%) CRM
4 11 (9.82%) Scrum
5 10 (8.93%) Service Management
6 9 (8.04%) Migration
6 9 (8.04%) TDD
6 9 (8.04%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (8.04%) DevOps
7 8 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (7.14%) Workflow
8 7 (6.25%) Kanban
8 7 (6.25%) Cyber Security
8 7 (6.25%) Business Transformation
9 6 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (5.36%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (5.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) Java
2 19 (16.96%) Scala
3 16 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.79%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) COBOL
6 2 (1.79%) VBA
6 2 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) CISSP
4 6 (5.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) CCIE
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Puppet
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (0.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) Cisco
4 8 (7.14%) Juniper
5 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.46%) VMware
6 5 (4.46%) IBM
7 4 (3.57%) Informatica
7 4 (3.57%) Cognos
8 3 (2.68%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.68%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.68%) Pega
9 2 (1.79%) Curam
9 2 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.89%) Dell
10 1 (0.89%) Citrix
10 1 (0.89%) Software AG
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.89%) Teradata
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