The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.67% 8.18% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 8.50% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
Average daily rate £500 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £564 £590
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
East Midlands

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
287 412 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.67% 96.26% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 250 158
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 19
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 8 £475 - 5
Kettering - 2 £500 -
Architect
East Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (26.09%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) hybris
3 4 (17.39%) ATG
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) CMS
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) SOLID
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) JDA
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Finance
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) QA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (13.04%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) OLTP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) SOLID
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Clojure
3 1 (4.35%) Haskell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) hybris
2 4 (17.39%) ATG
3 2 (8.70%) JDA
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
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