The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.88% 8.05% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.04% 8.56% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £484 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +24.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £406 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £548 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +29.57%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 327 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.95% 93.97% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 235 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 14
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.95 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.59 £22.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Taunton +6 12 £450 -5.85% 1
Bath -3 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (37.50%) UML
3 23 (35.94%) SOA
4 22 (34.38%) Web Services
5 21 (32.81%) .NET
5 21 (32.81%) Information Security
5 21 (32.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 17 (26.56%) C#
8 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 16 (25.00%) Retail
9 15 (23.44%) Manufacturing
10 14 (21.88%) ISO 9000
10 14 (21.88%) VB
10 14 (21.88%) ITIL
10 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
11 13 (20.31%) GIS
11 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
11 13 (20.31%) Change Control
12 12 (18.75%) SAP
13 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
13 11 (17.19%) CRM
13 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
13 11 (17.19%) ISEB
13 11 (17.19%) Big Data
13 11 (17.19%) Open Source
13 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.19%) Data Management
13 11 (17.19%) Analytics
14 10 (15.63%) Elasticsearch

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (15.63%) CMS
1 10 (15.63%) Apache Solr
1 10 (15.63%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Summit
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
1 11 (17.19%) Big Data
2 10 (15.63%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.00%) Retail
2 15 (23.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Web Services
2 21 (32.81%) .NET
3 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
4 10 (15.63%) PostGIS
5 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.69%) J2EE
6 3 (4.69%) WCF
6 3 (4.69%) WPF
7 2 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) GIS
2 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (15.63%) Client/Server
3 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 3 (4.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) UML
2 23 (35.94%) SOA
3 21 (32.81%) Information Security
4 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 13 (20.31%) Change Control
6 11 (17.19%) Open Source
6 11 (17.19%) Data Management
6 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.19%) CRM
6 11 (17.19%) Analytics
7 10 (15.63%) Workflow
7 10 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 10 (15.63%) Content Management
7 10 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 8 (12.50%) Data Architecture
9 8 (12.50%) ArchiMate
10 7 (10.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) VB
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) VB6
4 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) ISEB
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (21.88%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
2 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) ATG
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) Veeam
4 3 (4.69%) Zerto
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) Hitachi
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) CommVault
5 2 (3.13%) ESRI