The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.80% 8.20% 6.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 8.61% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 12
Average daily rate
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£490 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.39% +13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+74.28% -19.54%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
253 244 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 93.36% 95.31% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 119 103
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.50 £200.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -90.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Slough region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Slough region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Slough region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) LTE
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) VoLTE
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 5 (21.74%) Information Management
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 5 (21.74%) GPRS
4 5 (21.74%) GSM
4 5 (21.74%) 3GPP
4 5 (21.74%) WCDMA
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Electronics
5 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
5 4 (17.39%) 4G
6 3 (13.04%) 3G
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LTE
2 5 (21.74%) VoLTE
2 5 (21.74%) GPRS
2 5 (21.74%) GSM
2 5 (21.74%) 3GPP
2 5 (21.74%) WCDMA
3 4 (17.39%) 4G
4 3 (13.04%) 3G
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
2 5 (21.74%) Information Management
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) eTOM
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-business
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (8.70%) Metastorm
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Siebel