The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 55 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.64% 7.44% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 8.23% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 31
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £480 £462
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +30.22%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 826 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.70% 90.37% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 368 373
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.10 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 28 (18.92%) TOGAF
2 24 (16.22%) Oracle
3 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
4 21 (14.19%) Java
5 19 (12.84%) SOA
5 19 (12.84%) Finance
6 18 (12.16%) Data Modelling
6 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
7 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
8 16 (10.81%) .NET
8 16 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (8.11%) Degree
9 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
10 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
10 11 (7.43%) Migration
10 11 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
10 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
11 10 (6.76%) webMethods
11 10 (6.76%) HTML
11 10 (6.76%) SAP
11 10 (6.76%) MySQL
11 10 (6.76%) UML
11 10 (6.76%) Informix
11 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
11 10 (6.76%) VMware
12 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (6.08%) Web Services
12 9 (6.08%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.70%) Lync
2 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.35%) CMS
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.35%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.35%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.68%) Liferay
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) SaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Office 365
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.35%) Yammer
4 2 (1.35%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) VoLTE
2 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 7 (4.73%) 3G
2 7 (4.73%) Firewall
3 5 (3.38%) LAN
3 5 (3.38%) WAN
4 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.70%) Network Security
4 4 (2.70%) 4G
5 3 (2.03%) Broadband
6 2 (1.35%) NFC
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.35%) LTE
6 2 (1.35%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.68%) HTTP
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.68%) OSPF
7 1 (0.68%) BGP
7 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.76%) MySQL
2 10 (6.76%) Informix
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Xcelsius
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.68%) IDOL
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Maven
1 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Hudson
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.68%) Toad
2 1 (0.68%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.41%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Billing
4 5 (3.38%) Legal
4 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) .NET
2 10 (6.76%) HTML
3 9 (6.08%) Web Services
4 8 (5.41%) XML
5 7 (4.73%) Middleware
6 6 (4.05%) SOAP
6 6 (4.05%) REST
7 5 (3.38%) HTML5
8 3 (2.03%) CSS
8 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.03%) jQuery
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.35%) WSDL
9 2 (1.35%) JSON
10 1 (0.68%) JSR 170
10 1 (0.68%) WPF
10 1 (0.68%) RESTful
10 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.08%) GIS
3 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.38%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.70%) PKI
5 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.35%) EMV
7 2 (1.35%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.35%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.35%) Social Media
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.68%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
1 8 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (1.35%) Android
3 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.92%) TOGAF
2 19 (12.84%) SOA
3 18 (12.16%) Data Modelling
4 16 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (7.43%) Migration
6 10 (6.76%) UML
7 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.08%) Project Management
7 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.73%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 6 (4.05%) Information Security
10 6 (4.05%) Information Architecture
10 6 (4.05%) Time Management
11 5 (3.38%) Business Development
11 5 (3.38%) Data Management
11 5 (3.38%) OO
11 5 (3.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.19%) Java
2 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.38%) C++
4 4 (2.70%) C
4 4 (2.70%) SQL
5 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) COBOL
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) Degree
3 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.03%) CCNP
7 2 (1.35%) CCNA
7 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) CISM
8 1 (0.68%) GSEC
8 1 (0.68%) CEH
8 1 (0.68%) CISSP
8 1 (0.68%) CRISC
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.35%) XenServer
4 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) OpenView
1 2 (1.35%) MOM
1 2 (1.35%) HP NNM
1 2 (1.35%) SELinux
2 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Oracle
2 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.76%) SAP
3 10 (6.76%) webMethods
3 10 (6.76%) VMware
4 9 (6.08%) Symantec
5 7 (4.73%) Cisco
5 7 (4.73%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.05%) IBM
6 6 (4.05%) HP
7 5 (3.38%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (2.70%) OpenText
8 4 (2.70%) Tripwire
9 3 (2.03%) Citrix
9 3 (2.03%) Juniper
10 2 (1.35%) NetApp
10 2 (1.35%) Dell
10 2 (1.35%) EMC
10 2 (1.35%) RedDot
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