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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 3.50% 6.25% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 6.54% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £390 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £382 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £398 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -19.77%
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
133 107 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 93.01% 95.54% 98.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 56 39
Average daily rate £355 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 20
Average hourly rate £16.86 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.84% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £10.18 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.78 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) User Experience
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) Adobe
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
5 5 (18.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Psychology
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) J2EE
8 2 (7.41%) Ant
8 2 (7.41%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) Legal
8 2 (7.41%) Subversion
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Selenium
8 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Jenkins

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (3.70%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.70%) Liferay
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.70%) Arquillian
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Sling
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Felix
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) JAX-WS
5 1 (3.70%) JPA
5 1 (3.70%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Psychology
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) AOP
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle