The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Preston region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank - 8 10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 9.38% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.47% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+22.02% -0.66%
Architect
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 86 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 95.83% 89.58% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 52
Median daily rate £270 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £155 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 9
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £25.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +42.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Preston region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) E-business
2 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM