The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 3 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 37 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.52% 5.50% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.97% 6.06% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 13
Median daily rate £500 £450 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £490
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -9.84%
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
218 198 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.32% 90.83% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 107 128
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Middlesex region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 20 (30.30%) CISSP
2 17 (25.76%) Information Security
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) TOGAF
5 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.67%) SQL
5 11 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 10 (15.15%) Oracle
7 9 (13.64%) Linux
8 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
8 8 (12.12%) Network Security
8 8 (12.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (12.12%) STL
8 8 (12.12%) Perl
8 8 (12.12%) C
8 8 (12.12%) C++
8 8 (12.12%) Unix
9 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
9 7 (10.61%) Web Services
9 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (10.61%) PaaS
10 6 (9.09%) SaaS
11 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
11 5 (7.58%) SOAP
11 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (7.58%) JIRA
11 5 (7.58%) Office 365

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Drupal
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) nginx
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (10.61%) PaaS
2 6 (9.09%) SaaS
3 5 (7.58%) IaaS
3 5 (7.58%) Office 365
4 2 (3.03%) Yammer
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Network Security
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) JUnit
3 3 (4.55%) TestNG
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.06%) Back Office
1 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (12.12%) STL
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) SOAP
4 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.06%) REST
4 4 (6.06%) RESTful
5 3 (4.55%) .NET
5 3 (4.55%) Ajax
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) jQuery
5 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) SAML
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) CMDB
1 3 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.03%) SCADA
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) CESG
3 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Information Security
2 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) TOGAF
3 11 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.06%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Web Development
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) Logistics
7 3 (4.55%) MVC
7 3 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.55%) OOP
7 3 (4.55%) SABSA
7 3 (4.55%) Scrum
7 3 (4.55%) SOA
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Java
2 11 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) C
3 8 (12.12%) C++
3 8 (12.12%) Perl
4 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) CISSP
2 2 (3.03%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.52%) CISM
3 1 (1.52%) CLAS
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
1 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Ariba
4 2 (3.03%) Axway
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Apigee
5 1 (1.52%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com