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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.41% 3.76% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 4.14% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £535 £450 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
145 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.97% 90.86% 90.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 115 106
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) EAI
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWare
1 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
2 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) EAI
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Pega
5 1 (5.26%) BEA
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) OpenText
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (5.26%) Vitria