The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 13 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.26% 9.72% 18.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 10.14% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£433 £678 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.16% +47.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £508 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £690 £506
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 £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
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
77 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 81.05% 95.83% 87.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 49
Average daily rate £350 £325 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £203 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £651 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 4
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £31.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 5 (31.25%) SaaS
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) VBA
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) webMethods
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Software AG

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SSDT
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Akka
2 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VBA
3 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Clojure
6 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Software AG
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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Experis Ltd
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