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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 1 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.23% 11.11% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.69% 13.00% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £477 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.56% +12.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £61.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +74.28%
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
122 100 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 98.39% 85.47% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 32
Average daily rate £393 £406 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +31.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +50.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £21.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £21.50 £17.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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
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 28 July 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 +5 34 £450 -5.56%
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (50.75%) Java
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.81%) WebLogic
4 21 (31.34%) Open Source
5 19 (28.36%) Pega
6 16 (23.88%) JSON
6 16 (23.88%) Oracle
7 15 (22.39%) UNIX
8 14 (20.90%) Windows
9 12 (17.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (17.91%) Scrum
10 11 (16.42%) Software Architecture
10 11 (16.42%) Big Data
10 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
10 11 (16.42%) SDLC
11 10 (14.93%) Docker
11 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.93%) XML
11 10 (14.93%) RUP
12 9 (13.43%) webMethods
12 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
12 9 (13.43%) JIRA
13 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
13 8 (11.94%) Confluence
13 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
13 8 (11.94%) Hadoop
13 8 (11.94%) Migration
13 8 (11.94%) Linux
14 7 (10.45%) Apache
14 7 (10.45%) Python

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (38.81%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.94%) Confluence
3 7 (10.45%) Apache
4 4 (5.97%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) Documentum
6 2 (2.99%) SAS
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) Big Data
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.94%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.45%) HBase
4 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) JIRA
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) JUnit
3 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.97%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) JSON
2 10 (14.93%) XML
3 7 (10.45%) J2SE
3 7 (10.45%) J2EE
3 7 (10.45%) Play Framework
4 5 (7.46%) HTML5
4 5 (7.46%) REST
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) SOAP
4 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (7.46%) Spring
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (2.99%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) UNIX
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) AIX
4 7 (10.45%) Solaris
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Open Source
3 12 (17.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) SDLC
4 11 (16.42%) Software Architecture
5 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.93%) RUP
6 8 (11.94%) Migration
6 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
6 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
7 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.45%) Microservices
8 6 (8.96%) Service Management
8 6 (8.96%) CRM
8 6 (8.96%) SOA
8 6 (8.96%) Content Management
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 7 (10.45%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Scala
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Pega
2 16 (23.88%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) webMethods
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) Informatica
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) BEA
5 2 (2.99%) WSO2
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu