The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 8.77% 5.97% 8.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.77% 6.15% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £455 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +10.92%
Architect
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston 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
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 97.01% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 36
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.84 £13.14 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.11% -20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Data Management
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Crossbeam
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Management
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
2 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Crossbeam
1 2 (15.38%) F5
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow