The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Peterborough region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.82% 2.33% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 2.41% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 166 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.54% 96.51% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 57
Average daily rate £305 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £13.70 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.45% +14.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.17 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft