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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.68% 5.78% 10.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 5.80% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 25
Median daily rate £475 £490 £673
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -27.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%

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
223 293 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.70% 99.66% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 155 164
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +131.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 1 - -
Architect
South West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) ATG
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) EJB
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) XML Parsing
4 2 (20.00%) JSF
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (20.00%) jMock
4 2 (20.00%) RIA
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Gradle
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Buildr

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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (20.00%) jMock
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Bower
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JSP
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) EJB
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) JSF
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Modernizr
4 1 (10.00%) RESTEasy
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
1 2 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) XML Parsing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) ATG
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) BEA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) VeriFone
3 1 (10.00%) WorldPay