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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.60% 18.18% 21.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 18.79% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Average daily rate £513 £438 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £418 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £475 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
306 149 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.58% 96.75% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 39
Average daily rate £450 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -6 39 £537 +22.78% 2
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 41 (48.24%) Pega
2 38 (44.71%) Unix
3 32 (37.65%) Oracle
4 28 (32.94%) Waterfall
5 27 (31.76%) Shell Script
6 26 (30.59%) Informatica
6 26 (30.59%) Oracle OWB
6 26 (30.59%) Java
6 26 (30.59%) WebLogic
6 26 (30.59%) RUP
6 26 (30.59%) ClearCase
7 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (28.24%) ClearQuest
9 23 (27.06%) webMethods
9 23 (27.06%) Software Architecture
10 22 (25.88%) Project Planning
10 22 (25.88%) SQL
11 19 (22.35%) BEA
11 19 (22.35%) J2EE
11 19 (22.35%) PL/SQL
12 18 (21.18%) VMware
13 16 (18.82%) Perl
14 15 (17.65%) Linux
15 13 (15.29%) Windows
16 12 (14.12%) CA Gen
17 11 (12.94%) Service Management
17 11 (12.94%) Solaris
17 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
18 10 (11.76%) AIX
19 9 (10.59%) Documentum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 26 (30.59%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.59%) Documentum
3 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.88%) Confluence
4 5 (5.88%) SAS
5 4 (4.71%) JBoss
6 3 (3.53%) Apache
6 3 (3.53%) Captiva
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) PaaS
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) Oracle OWB
2 8 (9.41%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.88%) Pentaho
6 3 (3.53%) Big Data
6 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.35%) HBase
8 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) ClearCase
2 24 (28.24%) ClearQuest
3 12 (14.12%) CA Gen
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.53%) Hudson
5 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.35%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) J2EE
2 5 (5.88%) REST
3 3 (3.53%) ADO
4 2 (2.35%) Java EE
4 2 (2.35%) JSON
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) Spring
5 1 (1.18%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.18%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Unix
2 15 (17.65%) Linux
3 13 (15.29%) Windows
4 11 (12.94%) Solaris
5 10 (11.76%) AIX
6 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Waterfall
2 26 (30.59%) RUP
3 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.06%) Software Architecture
5 22 (25.88%) Project Planning
6 11 (12.94%) Service Management
7 8 (9.41%) Migration
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL
8 7 (8.24%) Open Source
8 7 (8.24%) Security Architecture
8 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.88%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.88%) Scrum
11 4 (4.71%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Shell Script
2 26 (30.59%) Java
3 22 (25.88%) SQL
4 19 (22.35%) PL/SQL
5 16 (18.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.35%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.18%) VCP5
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) vCloud
2 3 (3.53%) vSphere
3 2 (2.35%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
1 3 (3.53%) vRealize
2 1 (1.18%) Grafana
2 1 (1.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Pega
2 32 (37.65%) Oracle
3 26 (30.59%) Informatica
4 23 (27.06%) webMethods
5 19 (22.35%) BEA
6 18 (21.18%) VMware
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.59%) EMC
9 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.06%) Cloudera
11 3 (3.53%) Citrix
11 3 (3.53%) Platfora
12 2 (2.35%) Juniper
13 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.18%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.18%) Veeam
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