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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 5 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 82 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.84% 15.15% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.56% 15.63% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 6
Median daily rate £488 £439 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £394 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £478 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
348 160 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.94% 96.97% 87.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 82 62
Median daily rate £449 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 74 £488 +14.03% 1
Architect
West Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 85 (55.92%) Java
2 78 (51.32%) Software Architecture
3 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (49.34%) MongoDB
5 65 (42.76%) Puppet
6 56 (36.84%) Spring
7 53 (34.87%) Spring Boot
8 45 (29.61%) Oracle
8 45 (29.61%) Linux
8 45 (29.61%) Microservices
9 43 (28.29%) Waterfall
10 42 (27.63%) Oracle OWB
11 41 (26.97%) Maven
11 41 (26.97%) RUP
11 41 (26.97%) SQL
12 40 (26.32%) ClearQuest
12 40 (26.32%) Project Planning
13 38 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 38 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
14 36 (23.68%) Pega
15 33 (21.71%) Play Framework
16 32 (21.05%) Open Source
16 32 (21.05%) Scala
17 31 (20.39%) JSON
17 31 (20.39%) Scrum
17 31 (20.39%) ClearCase
18 30 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
19 28 (18.42%) Docker
19 28 (18.42%) Unix
20 27 (17.76%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 25 (16.45%) Node.js
2 21 (13.82%) Confluence
3 12 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.24%) SAS
5 3 (1.97%) Documentum
5 3 (1.97%) JBoss
5 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.32%) Captiva
6 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.32%) nginx
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) Firewall
3 3 (1.97%) Network Security
4 2 (1.32%) IPv4
4 2 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.66%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.66%) SNMP
5 1 (0.66%) TACACS
5 1 (0.66%) VLAN
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (49.34%) MongoDB
2 42 (27.63%) Oracle OWB
3 18 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (9.87%) Hadoop
5 13 (8.55%) Pentaho
6 7 (4.61%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (26.97%) Maven
2 40 (26.32%) ClearQuest
3 38 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 31 (20.39%) ClearCase
5 27 (17.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (16.45%) WebDriver
7 22 (14.47%) JIRA
8 18 (11.84%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.29%) CA Gen
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.84%) Spring
2 53 (34.87%) Spring Boot
3 38 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 33 (21.71%) Play Framework
5 31 (20.39%) JSON
6 27 (17.76%) Hystrix
7 26 (17.11%) ELK Stack
8 25 (16.45%) J2EE
9 18 (11.84%) Swagger
10 15 (9.87%) REST
11 9 (5.92%) SOAP
12 3 (1.97%) ADO
12 3 (1.97%) Middleware
12 3 (1.97%) XML
13 2 (1.32%) Java EE
14 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
14 1 (0.66%) Ajax
14 1 (0.66%) CSS
14 1 (0.66%) HTML5
14 1 (0.66%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Data Structures
2 6 (3.95%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.32%) Robotics
4 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.61%) Linux
2 28 (18.42%) Unix
3 7 (4.61%) Windows
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.63%) AIX
5 4 (2.63%) Solaris
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.97%) SUSE
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (51.32%) Software Architecture
2 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.61%) Microservices
4 43 (28.29%) Waterfall
5 41 (26.97%) RUP
6 40 (26.32%) Project Planning
7 32 (21.05%) Open Source
8 31 (20.39%) Scrum
9 30 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (9.21%) Risk Management
11 11 (7.24%) DevOps
12 9 (5.92%) TDD
13 8 (5.26%) Data Architecture
13 8 (5.26%) Service Management
14 7 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.61%) TOGAF
15 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
16 4 (2.63%) Data Modelling
16 4 (2.63%) Migration
16 4 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) Java
2 41 (26.97%) SQL
3 32 (21.05%) Scala
4 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.11%) PL/SQL
5 24 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.42%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 65 (42.76%) Puppet
2 26 (17.11%) Graphite
3 16 (10.53%) Grafana
4 2 (1.32%) Kibana
4 2 (1.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (29.61%) Oracle
2 36 (23.68%) Pega
3 22 (14.47%) Informatica
4 18 (11.84%) WSO2
5 17 (11.18%) VMware
6 15 (9.87%) Cloudera
7 10 (6.58%) webMethods
8 8 (5.26%) BEA
9 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.61%) Platfora
10 3 (1.97%) EMC
10 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.32%) Citrix
11 2 (1.32%) Juniper
12 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.66%) Cisco
12 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.66%) Intel Security