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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 9 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.92% 8.30% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.27% 8.75% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £493 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £41.03 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -25.40%
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
151 240 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 96.18% 94.86% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 152 110
Average daily rate £350 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
1 6 (30.00%) CISM
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
1 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (30.00%) ISSAP
1 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
1 6 (30.00%) SABSA
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Sling
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) JSR 170
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) IPTV
1 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.00%) Online Games
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
1 6 (30.00%) SABSA
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) RUP
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
1 6 (30.00%) CISM
1 6 (30.00%) ISSAP
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe