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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 15 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 32 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.00% 17.19% 11.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.96% 18.33% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
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
292 240 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.25% 93.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 71 70
Median daily rate £400 £368 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -8 27 £550 +13.11%
Architect
West Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.09%) Java
3 27 (23.89%) Oracle
4 26 (23.01%) Linux
5 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
6 23 (20.35%) Pega
7 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
8 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
8 20 (17.70%) Puppet
8 20 (17.70%) SQL
9 19 (16.81%) VMware
9 19 (16.81%) Spring
9 19 (16.81%) MongoDB
10 17 (15.04%) RUP
10 17 (15.04%) Unix
11 16 (14.16%) Windows
11 16 (14.16%) Maven
11 16 (14.16%) Software Architecture
11 16 (14.16%) Hadoop
12 15 (13.27%) Project Planning
12 15 (13.27%) REST
12 15 (13.27%) ClearQuest
12 15 (13.27%) Oracle OWB
13 14 (12.39%) Cloudera
13 14 (12.39%) Spring Boot
13 14 (12.39%) JIRA
13 14 (12.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (12.39%) Confluence
14 13 (11.50%) Docker
14 13 (11.50%) WSO2

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 14 (12.39%) Confluence
2 12 (10.62%) SAS
3 8 (7.08%) Apache
4 6 (5.31%) Documentum
4 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Office 365
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.77%) IaaS
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) LAN
1 8 (7.08%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (6.19%) IPv4
2 7 (6.19%) Wireless
3 6 (5.31%) SSL
4 5 (4.42%) DNS
4 5 (4.42%) Network Security
4 5 (4.42%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.54%) Firewall
5 4 (3.54%) WPA2
6 3 (2.65%) Converged Networks
6 3 (2.65%) DHCP
6 3 (2.65%) SNMP
6 3 (2.65%) TACACS
6 3 (2.65%) VLAN
6 3 (2.65%) VoIP
6 3 (2.65%) VPN
7 2 (1.77%) HTTP
8 1 (0.88%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.16%) Hadoop
3 15 (13.27%) Oracle OWB
4 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.73%) Pentaho
6 10 (8.85%) Cloudera CDH
6 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.96%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.31%) MySQL
8 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.65%) HBase
10 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) Maven
3 15 (13.27%) ClearQuest
4 14 (12.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (12.39%) JIRA
5 10 (8.85%) ClearCase
6 9 (7.96%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.08%) SoapUI
7 8 (7.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (5.31%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.31%) FishEye
8 6 (5.31%) GoCD
9 5 (4.42%) Selenium
10 4 (3.54%) CA Gen
10 4 (3.54%) JUnit
11 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.77%) Ant
12 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.77%) Gradle
12 2 (1.77%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (2.65%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) Spring
2 15 (13.27%) REST
3 14 (12.39%) Spring Boot
4 13 (11.50%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (10.62%) J2EE
6 8 (7.08%) ELK Stack
6 8 (7.08%) Hystrix
6 8 (7.08%) JSON
6 8 (7.08%) SOAP
6 8 (7.08%) Swagger
7 6 (5.31%) WireMock
8 5 (4.42%) Web Services
8 5 (4.42%) XML
9 4 (3.54%) 802.1X
10 3 (2.65%) EDIFACT
10 3 (2.65%) HTML
10 3 (2.65%) HTML5
10 3 (2.65%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.65%) RESTful
11 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Data Integration
1 9 (7.96%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.77%) CMDB
2 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.88%) Social Media
3 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Linux
2 17 (15.04%) Unix
3 16 (14.16%) Windows
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.65%) AIX
7 3 (2.65%) Solaris
7 3 (2.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
3 17 (15.04%) RUP
4 16 (14.16%) Software Architecture
5 15 (13.27%) Project Planning
6 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.73%) Data Architecture
7 11 (9.73%) Migration
8 10 (8.85%) Open Source
8 10 (8.85%) Scrum
8 10 (8.85%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.31%) Coaching
11 6 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (5.31%) Workflow
12 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.09%) Java
2 20 (17.70%) SQL
3 9 (7.96%) R
3 9 (7.96%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.65%) ABAP
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) Scala
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.88%) CITP
System Software
1 13 (11.50%) Docker
2 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) Puppet
2 8 (7.08%) SCCM
3 6 (5.31%) Grafana
3 6 (5.31%) Graphite
4 4 (3.54%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.77%) Kibana
6 2 (1.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Oracle
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.35%) Pega
4 19 (16.81%) VMware
5 14 (12.39%) Cloudera
6 13 (11.50%) WSO2
7 11 (9.73%) Platfora
8 9 (7.96%) Intel Security
9 8 (7.08%) webMethods
10 5 (4.42%) HP
10 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.54%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.54%) Informatica
12 3 (2.65%) BEA
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco
12 3 (2.65%) SAP
13 1 (0.88%) Aruba
13 1 (0.88%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software