The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.21% 5.61% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 5.88% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £431 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -0.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 187 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.79% 95.41% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 98 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.53 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
South West

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 25 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bath - 9 £300 - 1
Taunton -24 3 £469 +0.80% 2
Templecombe - - - -
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (60.00%) SOA
2 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (25.00%) Retail
5 10 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
5 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (22.50%) SOAP
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (20.00%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 8 (20.00%) JMS
7 8 (20.00%) RUP
7 8 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (17.50%) Change Control
8 7 (17.50%) UML
9 6 (15.00%) SAP
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) IaaS
11 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) QA
11 4 (10.00%) RMADS
11 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
11 4 (10.00%) XML
11 4 (10.00%) Windows
11 4 (10.00%) ISO 9000

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WLAN
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) SOAP
3 8 (20.00%) JMS
4 4 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) XSD
6 2 (5.00%) XSLT
6 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.00%) WCF
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) RMADS
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) SOA
2 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (20.00%) RUP
5 7 (17.50%) UML
5 7 (17.50%) Change Control
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) OWASP
8 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.50%) ERP
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
9 2 (5.00%) Database Tuning
9 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 3 (7.50%) CEH
4 3 (7.50%) CISSP
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9000
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) CA
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
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Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago