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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.75% 1.37% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 1.45% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Average daily rate
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£425 - £445
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £503
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 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
315 207 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.47% 94.52% 90.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 136 92
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +140.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £33.44 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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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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 - 3 £468 - 1
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (57.50%) SOA
2 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (50.00%) IaaS
4 13 (32.50%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (25.00%) RMADS
7 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 10 (25.00%) ISO 9000
8 9 (22.50%) CISSP
8 9 (22.50%) CEH
8 9 (22.50%) OWASP
9 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.50%) Security Architecture
11 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
11 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (15.00%) Digital Media
11 6 (15.00%) SAP
12 5 (12.50%) Java
12 5 (12.50%) J2EE
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 5 (12.50%) ATG
12 5 (12.50%) Firewall
12 5 (12.50%) SaaS
13 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
13 4 (10.00%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) IaaS
2 5 (12.50%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) RMADS
2 6 (15.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) SOA
2 13 (32.50%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (22.50%) OWASP
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Security Architecture
7 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.50%) ERP
10 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.50%) Migration
10 3 (7.50%) Data Mapping
10 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 2 (5.00%) Information Architecture
11 2 (5.00%) Data Architecture
11 2 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
11 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) X++
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) CISSP
4 9 (22.50%) CEH
5 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) ATG
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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