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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.51% 8.70% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 9.21% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
Median daily rate £375 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £409 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £594 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
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
133 152 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.33% 94.41% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 128
Median daily rate £380 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 15 (32.61%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (30.43%) Multithreading
3 14 (30.43%) C
3 14 (30.43%) C++
3 14 (30.43%) STL
3 14 (30.43%) Perl
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Unix
4 13 (28.26%) Information Security
4 13 (28.26%) CISSP
5 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
6 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
7 5 (10.87%) JIRA
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.70%) SAP
8 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
9 3 (6.52%) Finance
10 2 (4.35%) Migration
10 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.35%) Ariba
10 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Maximo
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) Primavera
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) DB2
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.17%) QlikView
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 14 (30.43%) STL
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Multithreading
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security
4 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
5 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Open Source
8 2 (4.35%) SABSA
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Security
9 1 (2.17%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (2.17%) Microservices
9 1 (2.17%) Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (2.17%) Re-Platforming
9 1 (2.17%) Resource Allocation
9 1 (2.17%) Server Building
9 1 (2.17%) Source to Pay
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) C
2 14 (30.43%) C++
2 14 (30.43%) Perl
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Ariba
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Apigee
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.17%) Pega