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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 9 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 26 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.11% 22.12% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.69% 23.71% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
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£438 £505 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £402 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £570 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
147 97 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.71% 93.27% 99.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 70
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £551 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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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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 -3 24 £438 -10.25% 3
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) UNIX
3 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
4 18 (45.00%) AIX
4 18 (45.00%) Solaris
4 18 (45.00%) Java
4 18 (45.00%) WebLogic
4 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle
6 16 (40.00%) J2EE
6 16 (40.00%) Windows
6 16 (40.00%) JBoss
6 16 (40.00%) Apache
6 16 (40.00%) Maven
6 16 (40.00%) Subversion
6 16 (40.00%) Puppet
6 16 (40.00%) Open Source
7 15 (37.50%) Hudson
7 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (32.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 13 (32.50%) Perl
9 12 (30.00%) DevOps
9 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (27.50%) Confluence
10 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
10 11 (27.50%) BEA
10 11 (27.50%) JIRA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (45.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (40.00%) JBoss
2 16 (40.00%) Apache
3 11 (27.50%) Confluence
3 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (40.00%) Maven
2 16 (40.00%) Subversion
3 15 (37.50%) Hudson
4 11 (27.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) J2EE
2 13 (32.50%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Open Source
2 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) UNIX
3 18 (45.00%) AIX
3 18 (45.00%) Solaris
3 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.00%) Database Security
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Network Management
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Squid
2 1 (2.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) OPNET
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
2 17 (42.50%) Oracle
3 11 (27.50%) BEA
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Pega
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) hybris
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Demandware
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) Omniture
6 1 (2.50%) Endeca
6 1 (2.50%) ATG
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
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