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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.31% 6.58% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 7.58% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £528 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +3.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
185 211 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.37% 86.83% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 121 120
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.00 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 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%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 6 (22.22%) ISSAP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 6 (22.22%) SABSA
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Games
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
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%) Puppet
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (7.41%) Online Games

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (7.41%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.70%) gulp
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Online Games
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) IPTV
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 6 (22.22%) SABSA
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
2 6 (22.22%) ISSAP
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) EMC
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) CA
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Eloqua
2 2 (7.41%) Marketo
2 2 (7.41%) HubSpot
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) IBM