The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 6 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 97 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 23.43% 15.27% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.89% 15.82% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 7
Average daily rate £500 £463 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £521
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 £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 196 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 98.07% 96.55% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 101 57
Average daily rate £460 £420 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +1 86 £500 +16.95% 1
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 70 (49.30%) Java
1 70 (49.30%) Software Architecture
2 60 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (39.44%) MongoDB
4 50 (35.21%) Puppet
5 47 (33.10%) Oracle
6 43 (30.28%) Waterfall
6 43 (30.28%) Pega
7 42 (29.58%) Spring
8 41 (28.87%) Oracle OWB
9 40 (28.17%) RUP
10 39 (27.46%) Linux
10 39 (27.46%) ClearQuest
10 39 (27.46%) Project Planning
10 39 (27.46%) Spring Boot
11 36 (25.35%) SQL
12 34 (23.94%) Unix
13 33 (23.24%) Microservices
14 31 (21.83%) ClearCase
15 29 (20.42%) Maven
16 27 (19.01%) RabbitMQ
16 27 (19.01%) Git (software)
16 27 (19.01%) Scala
17 26 (18.31%) Shell Script
18 25 (17.61%) Play Framework
19 24 (16.90%) Informatica
19 24 (16.90%) Scrum
19 24 (16.90%) JSON
20 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
20 23 (16.20%) PL/SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (14.79%) Node.js
2 19 (13.38%) Confluence
3 16 (11.27%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.04%) SAS
5 9 (6.34%) Documentum
6 5 (3.52%) JBoss
6 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.82%) Captiva
8 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Heroku
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Firewall
1 4 (2.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) IPv4
2 2 (1.41%) Network Security
2 2 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (39.44%) MongoDB
2 41 (28.87%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (9.86%) Hadoop
4 12 (8.45%) Pentaho
5 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (27.46%) ClearQuest
2 31 (21.83%) ClearCase
3 29 (20.42%) Maven
4 27 (19.01%) Git (software)
5 21 (14.79%) WebDriver
6 20 (14.08%) JIRA
7 17 (11.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.34%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.23%) CA Gen
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.58%) Spring
2 39 (27.46%) Spring Boot
3 27 (19.01%) RabbitMQ
4 25 (17.61%) Play Framework
5 24 (16.90%) JSON
6 22 (15.49%) J2EE
7 16 (11.27%) ELK Stack
8 13 (9.15%) REST
8 13 (9.15%) Swagger
9 5 (3.52%) SOAP
10 4 (2.82%) ADO
11 2 (1.41%) Java EE
12 1 (0.70%) CSS
12 1 (0.70%) HTML
12 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.41%) Robotics
4 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.46%) Linux
2 34 (23.94%) Unix
3 11 (7.75%) Windows
4 6 (4.23%) Solaris
4 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.52%) AIX
6 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.11%) SUSE
7 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.30%) Software Architecture
2 60 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.28%) Waterfall
4 40 (28.17%) RUP
5 39 (27.46%) Project Planning
6 33 (23.24%) Microservices
7 24 (16.90%) Scrum
8 21 (14.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (14.79%) Open Source
9 11 (7.75%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.04%) Service Management
11 9 (6.34%) DevOps
11 9 (6.34%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (4.93%) Data Architecture
13 5 (3.52%) TOGAF
14 4 (2.82%) Migration
14 4 (2.82%) Problem Management
14 4 (2.82%) Security Architecture
14 4 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (2.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (49.30%) Java
2 36 (25.35%) SQL
3 27 (19.01%) Scala
4 26 (18.31%) Shell Script
5 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
5 23 (16.20%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.97%) Docker
2 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 50 (35.21%) Puppet
2 17 (11.97%) Graphite
3 12 (8.45%) Grafana
4 1 (0.70%) Kibana
4 1 (0.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (33.10%) Oracle
2 43 (30.28%) Pega
3 24 (16.90%) Informatica
4 22 (15.49%) VMware
5 16 (11.27%) webMethods
6 15 (10.56%) WSO2
7 14 (9.86%) Cloudera
8 9 (6.34%) BEA
8 9 (6.34%) EMC
9 7 (4.93%) Platfora
10 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.41%) Citrix
12 2 (1.41%) Juniper
13 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
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