The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.90% 8.70% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 9.04% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 17
Median daily rate £875 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £975 £545 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.15 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+10.08% -15.03%
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
219 332 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.87% 96.23% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 179 321
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bath -10 4 - -
Taunton 0 2 £875 +75.00%
Architect
South West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Somerset region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Validation
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) SOA
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) OOD
6 3 (9.38%) Office 365
7 2 (6.25%) ArchiMate
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DSL
2 1 (3.13%) Extranet
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) WSDL
3 2 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) XSD
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) EJB
4 1 (3.13%) Flash
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Validation
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
2 5 (15.63%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) OOD
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.38%) UML
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) ATG
2 1 (3.13%) BEA
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Sybase
2 1 (3.13%) VeriFone
2 1 (3.13%) WorldPay