The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 23 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 Preston 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 9 17 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 3 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 14.41% 5.08% 39.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 5.36% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 62
Average daily rate
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£565 £300 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.33% -35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £300 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 56 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 97.30% 94.92% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 139
Average daily rate £388 £300 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £318 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.21 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.50 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Architect
Lancashire

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Preston region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (59.09%) SAP
1 13 (59.09%) ResourceLink
1 13 (59.09%) SaaS
1 13 (59.09%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 10 (45.45%) Perl
4 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) VBA
4 10 (45.45%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) Dell
5 9 (40.91%) Software AG
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 9 (40.91%) webMethods
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) MODAF
7 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (9.09%) Puppet

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) SaaS
1 13 (59.09%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Service Management
1 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
1 3 (13.64%) MODAF
2 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) BDD
3 1 (4.55%) Information Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Perl
2 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) VBA
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) SAP
2 9 (40.91%) Dell
2 9 (40.91%) Software AG
2 9 (40.91%) webMethods
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Mercator
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Curam
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago