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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 18 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.32% 3.44% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 3.64% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Average daily rate £446 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -5.08%
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
179 275 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 96.76% 94.50% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 160 142
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 7 (25.93%) Java
1 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) hybris
3 5 (18.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (18.52%) J2EE
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (11.11%) CMS
6 2 (7.41%) XMPP
6 2 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) MQTT
6 2 (7.41%) SoftLayer
6 2 (7.41%) ETL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.41%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (7.41%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Force.com
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) MQTT
2 1 (3.70%) AMQP
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XMPP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) BYOD
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.70%) Service Design
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) ABAP
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) vCloud
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) hybris
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.70%) ATG
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Demandware
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Intershop
4 1 (3.70%) Marketo
4 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) VMware