The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 35 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.10% 3.59% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 3.78% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £563 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
Architect
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 291 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.31% 95.10% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 142 110
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £37.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Leicestershire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Leicestershire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Leicester +9 3 £400 -0.12% 1
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) hybris
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (8.33%) GitHub
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Drools
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (8.33%) Magento
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SDH
1 1 (8.33%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) Drools
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) SABSA
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Endeca
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) hybris