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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.71% 9.32% 7.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.04% 9.55% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £353 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +2.37%
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
163 157 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.02% 97.52% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Median hourly rate £45.50 £16.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.75% -61.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 May 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 May 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 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) SaaS
3 5 (18.52%) PaaS
3 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 5 (18.52%) IaaS
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
3 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
3 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) SAP

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 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessWare
2 1 (3.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
2 5 (18.52%) IaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) PaaS
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) Yammer
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Military
1 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) Ajax
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 3 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) SCADA
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.81%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) SABSA
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (3.70%) CCSP
2 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) CLAS
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Axway
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) BEA
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) OpenText
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Vitria
4 1 (3.70%) VMware