The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 13 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 5.56% 1.67% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 1.75% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £415 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -24.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
Architect
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich 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
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 114 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 94.44% 95.00% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 41
Average daily rate £338 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £118 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 19
Average hourly rate £12.45 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £23.20 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Norwich region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Adobe
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) Security Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
5 4 (12.90%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Finance
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) .NET
6 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) Psychology
7 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium
7 2 (6.45%) jQuery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.23%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (3.23%) Liferay
1 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.23%) Arquillian
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) JAAS
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaBeans
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Psychology
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Security Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) RAD
6 1 (3.23%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter
4 1 (3.23%) F5