The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 13 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.44% 4.14% 9.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 4.28% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 22
Median daily rate £488 £488 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £429 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £597
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 £49.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +6.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
388 304 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.28% 96.82% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 233 262
Median daily rate £403 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northamptonshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Northamptonshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 28 £475 - 3
Architect
East Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 34 (41.46%) Java
2 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (29.27%) Finance
5 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
6 21 (25.61%) TOGAF
7 20 (24.39%) Microservices
8 17 (20.73%) Oracle
8 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
9 16 (19.51%) JBoss
9 16 (19.51%) .NET
10 15 (18.29%) Banking
10 15 (18.29%) Degree
11 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (15.85%) C#
11 13 (15.85%) Tomcat
12 12 (14.63%) Zachman Framework
12 12 (14.63%) DevOps
13 11 (13.41%) Refactoring
13 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.20%) OOD
14 10 (12.20%) OO
14 10 (12.20%) CSS
14 10 (12.20%) jQuery
15 9 (10.98%) JBoss Seam
15 9 (10.98%) Android
15 9 (10.98%) Java EE
15 9 (10.98%) Spring
15 9 (10.98%) JSF

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 16 (19.51%) JBoss
2 13 (15.85%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
4 4 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (10.98%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.98%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.98%) Redis
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.10%) Endeca
4 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.22%) DB2
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) JMeter
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.22%) Lombardi
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 10 (12.20%) CSS
2 10 (12.20%) jQuery
3 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
3 9 (10.98%) Java EE
3 9 (10.98%) JBoss Seam
3 9 (10.98%) JSF
3 9 (10.98%) Spring
3 9 (10.98%) Struts
3 9 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (7.32%) J2EE
5 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.88%) WCF
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) XML
7 1 (1.22%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.22%) HTML
7 1 (1.22%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (9.76%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Android
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (25.61%) TOGAF
4 20 (24.39%) Microservices
5 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
6 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (14.63%) DevOps
7 12 (14.63%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (13.41%) Refactoring
9 10 (12.20%) OO
9 10 (12.20%) OOD
10 9 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (9.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 7 (8.54%) MVC
13 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
14 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.10%) ITIL
14 5 (6.10%) SDLC
15 4 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (4.88%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) Java
2 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.85%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) C
4 5 (6.10%) C++
4 5 (6.10%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) Groovy
5 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Squid
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 4 (4.88%) Graphite
1 4 (4.88%) logstash
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
5 3 (3.66%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Pega
7 1 (1.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.22%) Sencha