The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 7 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.83% 5.94% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.76% 6.53% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
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£475 £533 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% +15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £508 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £620 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £48.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +22.25%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 199 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 91.33% 90.87% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 118 112
Average daily rate £334 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £528 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.00 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (25.93%) TOGAF
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) ISSAP
2 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 6 (22.22%) SABSA
3 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) Games
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) Android
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (7.41%) Over-the-Top Content

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (7.41%) Online Games
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) IPTV
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
2 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 6 (22.22%) SABSA
3 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
2 6 (22.22%) ISSAP
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Google