The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Livingston region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston - - 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 98.15% 100.00% 87.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 31
Average daily rate £363 £351 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
West Lothian

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WF
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow