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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.35% 5.43% 13.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 6.41% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £450 £433 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -26.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
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
66 78 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 95.65% 84.78% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 23
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £186 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.57% +68.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.65 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £35.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Confluence
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Bluemix
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Online Security
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Graylog
2 1 (7.14%) logstash
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack