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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.87% 6.37% 6.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.09% 6.80% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 7
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£500 £530 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £575 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.18%
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
359 294 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.66% 93.63% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 172 122
Average daily rate £389 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 25
Average hourly rate £26.83 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 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 26 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
Chorley - 7 £320 -
Blackpool 0 6 £650 +20.93% 1
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.26%) Java
4 22 (23.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (18.28%) Linux
6 16 (17.20%) Scala
7 14 (15.05%) UNIX
7 14 (15.05%) Oracle
7 14 (15.05%) Scrum
8 13 (13.98%) TOGAF
8 13 (13.98%) Spring
8 13 (13.98%) DevOps
9 12 (12.90%) Open Source
10 11 (11.83%) Spring MVC
10 11 (11.83%) TDD
11 10 (10.75%) Hibernate
11 10 (10.75%) SQL
12 9 (9.68%) CESG
12 9 (9.68%) WebSphere
13 8 (8.60%) Kanban
13 8 (8.60%) Security Architecture
13 8 (8.60%) BDD
13 8 (8.60%) CESG CLAS
13 8 (8.60%) Finance
13 8 (8.60%) Migration
13 8 (8.60%) Service Management
13 8 (8.60%) MVC
13 8 (8.60%) Windows
13 8 (8.60%) CISSP
14 7 (7.53%) Cisco

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 9 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) SAS
3 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.15%) Node.js
4 2 (2.15%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) PaaS
2 6 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LAN
1 5 (5.38%) WAN
2 4 (4.30%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) ADSL
2 4 (4.30%) MPLS
3 3 (3.23%) OSPF
3 3 (3.23%) BGP
4 2 (2.15%) IPsec
4 2 (2.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.08%) SSDT
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Selenium
1 4 (4.30%) JUnit
2 3 (3.23%) Maven
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.15%) Ant
4 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Military
3 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) Spring
2 11 (11.83%) Spring MVC
3 10 (10.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.45%) Akka
4 6 (6.45%) Play Framework
4 6 (6.45%) Web Services
5 5 (5.38%) Middleware
5 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.23%) HTML
6 3 (3.23%) Struts
7 2 (2.15%) RESTful
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Wicket
7 2 (2.15%) CSS
7 2 (2.15%) .NET
7 2 (2.15%) J2EE
8 1 (1.08%) SVG
8 1 (1.08%) jQuery
8 1 (1.08%) JSON
8 1 (1.08%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Open Source
2 9 (9.68%) CESG
3 8 (8.60%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) UNIX
3 8 (8.60%) Windows
4 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.05%) Scrum
3 13 (13.98%) TOGAF
3 13 (13.98%) DevOps
4 11 (11.83%) TDD
5 8 (8.60%) Kanban
5 8 (8.60%) Security Architecture
5 8 (8.60%) BDD
5 8 (8.60%) Migration
5 8 (8.60%) Service Management
5 8 (8.60%) MVC
6 7 (7.53%) Extreme Programming
6 7 (7.53%) Cyber Security
7 6 (6.45%) Business Transformation
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (6.45%) ETL
8 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (5.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) Java
2 16 (17.20%) Scala
3 10 (10.75%) SQL
4 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.23%) VBA
7 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) COBOL
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) Clojure
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) CISSP
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CCIE
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
1 7 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.30%) Salt
2 4 (4.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.08%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Cisco
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) IBM
4 5 (5.38%) VMware
5 4 (4.30%) Pega
5 4 (4.30%) Juniper
5 4 (4.30%) Informatica
5 4 (4.30%) Cognos
6 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.08%) McAfee
8 1 (1.08%) AppSense
8 1 (1.08%) Teradata
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