The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 14 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.29% 14.72% 16.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 15.77% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £575 £510 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £338 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +61.76%

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
177 279 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.72% 93.31% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 79 73
Median daily rate £445 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £18.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 13 £600 +9.09%
Architect
West Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 17 (28.33%) Java
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Pega
3 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle
4 11 (18.33%) Linux
4 11 (18.33%) RUP
4 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
5 10 (16.67%) ClearQuest
5 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 9 (15.00%) Spring
6 9 (15.00%) Software Architecture
6 9 (15.00%) Migration
6 9 (15.00%) Puppet
6 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (13.33%) Maven
8 7 (11.67%) ClearCase
8 7 (11.67%) SQL
9 6 (10.00%) Documentum
9 6 (10.00%) J2EE
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) VMware
9 6 (10.00%) webMethods
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
9 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) Confluence
1 6 (10.00%) Documentum
2 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (5.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) IPv4
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) Network Security
2 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) SNMP
4 1 (1.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.67%) TACACS
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
2 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) HBase
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Maven
3 7 (11.67%) ClearCase
4 6 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) CA Gen
5 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.00%) Selenium
7 2 (3.33%) Ant
7 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.33%) Gradle
7 2 (3.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Spring
2 6 (10.00%) J2EE
2 6 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (8.33%) JSON
3 5 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.00%) EDIFACT
4 3 (5.00%) RESTful
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) ELK Stack
5 2 (3.33%) Hystrix
5 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.33%) RAML
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) Swagger
5 2 (3.33%) WireMock
6 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.67%) CMDB
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Social Media
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) AIX
3 3 (5.00%) Solaris
3 3 (5.00%) SUSE
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.33%) RUP
3 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
4 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 9 (15.00%) Migration
5 9 (15.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (10.00%) Coaching
6 6 (10.00%) Open Source
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.67%) Validation
9 3 (5.00%) Content Management
9 3 (5.00%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) ABAP
4 3 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.67%) CITP
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Grafana
3 2 (3.33%) Graphite
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Pega
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) webMethods
5 5 (8.33%) WSO2
6 4 (6.67%) Informatica
6 4 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) BEA
7 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Aruba
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco
8 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.67%) TOWER Software