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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 6 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.84% 7.81% 10.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.44% 9.52% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
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£450 £481 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% -14.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £48.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +22.25%
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
149 105 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.13% 82.03% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 59 40
Average daily rate £400 £420 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £176 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
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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 21 £450 -6.49%
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 30 (54.55%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.18%) Oracle
5 18 (32.73%) UNIX
5 18 (32.73%) Open Source
6 17 (30.91%) Pega
6 17 (30.91%) Oracle Database
6 17 (30.91%) Windows
7 16 (29.09%) SDLC
8 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.64%) JIRA
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
9 12 (21.82%) Confluence
10 11 (20.00%) Big Data
10 11 (20.00%) AIX
10 11 (20.00%) Solaris
10 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 10 (18.18%) Subversion
11 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
11 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
12 9 (16.36%) RUP
13 8 (14.55%) JBoss
13 8 (14.55%) Apache
13 8 (14.55%) J2EE
13 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
13 8 (14.55%) Puppet
13 8 (14.55%) Hudson
13 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 25 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.82%) Confluence
3 8 (14.55%) JBoss
3 8 (14.55%) Apache
4 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.45%) Documentum
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.00%) Big Data
3 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.73%) HBase
5 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
2 10 (18.18%) Subversion
3 8 (14.55%) Hudson
4 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.91%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) J2EE
2 7 (12.73%) JSON
3 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) UNIX
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
4 11 (20.00%) AIX
4 11 (20.00%) Solaris
5 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Open Source
3 16 (29.09%) SDLC
4 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.36%) RUP
5 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
5 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
6 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum
7 6 (10.91%) Service Management
8 5 (9.09%) DevOps
8 5 (9.09%) Content Management
8 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) CRM
8 5 (9.09%) SOA
9 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) Python
3 5 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Squid
3 1 (1.82%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) Pega
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) BEA
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) webMethods
6 2 (3.64%) WSO2
7 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica