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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 76 90 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.72% 10.27% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.20% 10.79% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 38
Average daily rate £500 £525 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
3 24 (16.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (14.09%) TOGAF
5 19 (12.75%) Finance
6 18 (12.08%) Migration
7 16 (10.74%) Windows
7 16 (10.74%) DV Cleared
8 15 (10.07%) SAP
8 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
9 14 (9.40%) Web Services
9 14 (9.40%) CRM
10 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
10 13 (8.72%) Cisco
10 13 (8.72%) Oracle
10 13 (8.72%) Retail
11 12 (8.05%) VMware
11 12 (8.05%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (8.05%) UML
12 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
12 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.71%) Java
13 10 (6.71%) Linux
13 10 (6.71%) VPN
13 10 (6.71%) Firewall
13 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
14 9 (6.04%) Presales
14 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (6.04%) hybris

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.03%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.36%) Apache
4 4 (2.68%) Node.js
5 2 (1.34%) CMS
5 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) CICS
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) IaaS
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.34%) Force.com
3 2 (1.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Boomi
4 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) Firewall
1 10 (6.71%) VPN
2 6 (4.03%) DNS
2 6 (4.03%) MPLS
3 4 (2.68%) SAN
3 4 (2.68%) VLAN
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.34%) Internet
5 2 (1.34%) IPv6
5 2 (1.34%) Network Security
5 2 (1.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.67%) LDAP
6 1 (0.67%) MGW
6 1 (0.67%) NAS
6 1 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.67%) Softswitch
6 1 (0.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.36%) MySQL
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.01%) QlikView
5 2 (1.34%) Big Data
5 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) OLAP
6 1 (0.67%) Power BI
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Maven
2 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.68%) Selenium
3 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (12.75%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.72%) Retail
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.40%) Web Services
2 5 (3.36%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) Hibernate
2 5 (3.36%) jQuery
2 5 (3.36%) Spring
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Commons
3 4 (2.68%) CSS
3 4 (2.68%) Gherkin
3 4 (2.68%) Grails
3 4 (2.68%) JSON
3 4 (2.68%) Middleware
3 4 (2.68%) REST
3 4 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (2.68%) SAP PI
3 4 (2.68%) SOAP
3 4 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.68%) WCF
3 4 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.34%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.03%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.03%) Social Media
4 5 (3.36%) SCADA
5 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.01%) Replication
6 3 (2.01%) User Experience
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.34%) Life Science
7 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) Windows
2 10 (6.71%) Linux
3 7 (4.70%) Unix
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.01%) CentOS
5 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.34%) AIX
6 2 (1.34%) Solaris
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (14.09%) TOGAF
3 18 (12.08%) Migration
4 14 (9.40%) CRM
5 12 (8.05%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (8.05%) UML
6 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.04%) ERP
7 9 (6.04%) Presales
7 9 (6.04%) Service Management
7 9 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.37%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.37%) Project Management
8 8 (5.37%) Security Architecture
9 7 (4.70%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.70%) Content Management
9 7 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.71%) Java
2 7 (4.70%) SQL
3 6 (4.03%) Ruby
4 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.01%) ABAP
5 3 (2.01%) C#
6 2 (1.34%) C
6 2 (1.34%) C++
6 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.34%) Python
7 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.67%) COBOL
7 1 (0.67%) JCL
7 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.67%) REXX
7 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.74%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) CCIE
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.01%) SELinux
3 2 (1.34%) vMotion
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) SAP
3 13 (8.72%) Cisco
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle
4 12 (8.05%) VMware
5 9 (6.04%) hybris
6 7 (4.70%) HP
7 6 (4.03%) IBM
8 5 (3.36%) ATG
8 5 (3.36%) Citrix
8 5 (3.36%) EMC
9 4 (2.68%) Adobe
9 4 (2.68%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.68%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (2.68%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.68%) Symantec
9 4 (2.68%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.68%) Vertica
10 3 (2.01%) MuleSoft
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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