The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Shropshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 9 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.34% 9.09% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.12% 10.59% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 85 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 85.34% 85.86% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 67
Average daily rate £400 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Architect
West Midlands

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Documentum
4 5 (25.00%) Informatica
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Big Data
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) RUP
5 4 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 4 (20.00%) Middleware
5 4 (20.00%) ClearQuest
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (15.00%) Replication
6 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) SUSE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (30.00%) Documentum
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) FTP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (10.00%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) AIX
1 5 (25.00%) Solaris
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) RUP
2 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Informatica
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) BEA
5 2 (10.00%) Pega
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.00%) webMethods
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
Telford, Shropshire
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