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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.84% 2.03% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.37% 2.16% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 4
Average daily rate
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£675 £519 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.12% +33.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £494 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £544 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
299 231 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.92% 93.90% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 150 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £15.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.84 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +3 16 £675 +30.12% 5
Bath - 4 £468 - 2
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (54.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (45.76%) SOA
3 25 (42.37%) ITIL
4 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
5 22 (37.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (35.59%) ISO 9000
7 19 (32.20%) Manufacturing
8 18 (30.51%) Information Security
8 18 (30.51%) PRINCE2
9 17 (28.81%) Retail
10 16 (27.12%) SAP
10 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
10 16 (27.12%) UML
11 15 (25.42%) Change Control
11 15 (25.42%) IaaS
12 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.03%) .NET
14 10 (16.95%) C#
14 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
14 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (15.25%) VB
15 9 (15.25%) CRM
15 9 (15.25%) Web Services
15 9 (15.25%) GIS
15 9 (15.25%) ISEB
15 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
16 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
16 8 (13.56%) Workflow
16 8 (13.56%) CMS
16 8 (13.56%) Content Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (13.56%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.39%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) IaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (32.20%) Manufacturing
2 17 (28.81%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
3 9 (15.25%) Web Services
4 5 (8.47%) J2EE
5 3 (5.08%) JSP
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) GIS
1 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) RMADS
2 6 (10.17%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) FMCG
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) AIX
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) SOA
2 25 (42.37%) ITIL
3 18 (30.51%) Information Security
3 18 (30.51%) PRINCE2
4 16 (27.12%) UML
5 15 (25.42%) Change Control
6 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (15.25%) CRM
9 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
9 8 (13.56%) Workflow
9 8 (13.56%) Content Management
10 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 6 (10.17%) Data Mapping
10 6 (10.17%) OWASP
11 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
11 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
11 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.78%) ETL
12 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C#
2 9 (15.25%) VB
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) X++
6 1 (1.69%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (54.24%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) ISEB
4 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.17%) CISSP
5 6 (10.17%) CEH
6 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (35.59%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) SAP
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) ATG
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) BT
4 1 (1.69%) Informatica
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) HP
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