The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 201 180 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.41% 6.20% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 6.71% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 121 88
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£545 £488 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.79% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £600 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.18%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2683 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.69% 92.36% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1594 1367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 154 159
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.73% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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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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
Wiltshire +10 55 £550 +10.00% 6
Bristol +4 51 £500 +11.11% 17
Somerset +24 43 £673 +25.11% 2
Dorset +3 21 £516 +3.25% 7
Gloucestershire -28 14 £475 -3.06% 8
Devon -17 1 - - 2
Avon - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 130 (29.08%) Finance
2 107 (23.94%) Security Cleared
3 79 (17.67%) Microsoft
4 75 (16.78%) SOA
5 73 (16.33%) Retail
6 71 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (14.09%) ITIL
8 61 (13.65%) SC Cleared
9 58 (12.98%) UML
9 58 (12.98%) Java
10 55 (12.30%) TOGAF
11 53 (11.86%) .NET
12 50 (11.19%) SAP
13 49 (10.96%) Oracle
14 46 (10.29%) Data Modelling
15 45 (10.07%) SQL
15 45 (10.07%) Enterprise Architecture
16 43 (9.62%) Banking
17 41 (9.17%) CRM
17 41 (9.17%) Data Architecture
18 37 (8.28%) Windows
18 37 (8.28%) WAN
19 36 (8.05%) Manufacturing
19 36 (8.05%) Information Security
20 35 (7.83%) Telecoms
20 35 (7.83%) DV Cleared
20 35 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 34 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (7.61%) Web Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (4.92%) CMS
2 20 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (3.13%) Lync
4 14 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.24%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.01%) IIS
8 8 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.57%) SAS
9 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.12%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.12%) Eucalyptus
11 4 (0.89%) Apache
12 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.45%) AquaLogic
13 2 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (4.47%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.45%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.22%) Tridion
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Cordys
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.79%) PaaS
4 7 (1.57%) SaaS
5 6 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.28%) WAN
2 30 (6.71%) LAN
3 24 (5.37%) Firewall
4 20 (4.47%) Internet
5 10 (2.24%) VPN
6 8 (1.79%) DNS
6 8 (1.79%) BGP
6 8 (1.79%) OSPF
7 7 (1.57%) IPsec
7 7 (1.57%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.57%) SSL
8 5 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (1.12%) Network Security
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.45%) SAN
10 2 (0.45%) DHCP
10 2 (0.45%) VoIP
10 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.58%) MongoDB
2 16 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.91%) DB2
3 13 (2.91%) Big Data
3 13 (2.91%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.24%) MySQL
6 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.12%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.34%) ERwin
2 5 (1.12%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.67%) Maven
4 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.45%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.22%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.22%) TestNG
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 130 (29.08%) Finance
2 73 (16.33%) Retail
3 43 (9.62%) Banking
4 36 (8.05%) Manufacturing
5 35 (7.83%) Telecoms
6 26 (5.82%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.68%) Marketing
8 10 (2.24%) Electronics
9 6 (1.34%) Local Government
10 4 (0.89%) Military
11 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.86%) .NET
2 34 (7.61%) Web Services
3 24 (5.37%) .NET Framework
4 18 (4.03%) HTML
5 16 (3.58%) Middleware
6 13 (2.91%) HTML5
7 11 (2.46%) J2EE
7 11 (2.46%) JSON
7 11 (2.46%) Application Packaging
8 9 (2.01%) CSS
8 9 (2.01%) Java EE
9 8 (1.79%) Spring
9 8 (1.79%) REST
9 8 (1.79%) PostGIS
10 7 (1.57%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.57%) XML
10 7 (1.57%) Ajax
11 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.12%) SOAP
11 5 (1.12%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.71%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.49%) Open Source
3 22 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.03%) GIS
5 15 (3.36%) Clustering
5 15 (3.36%) Data Integration
6 14 (3.13%) User Experience
7 12 (2.68%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
8 11 (2.46%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.24%) DTV
10 8 (1.79%) Replication
11 6 (1.34%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.89%) FMCG
13 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.28%) Windows
2 30 (6.71%) UNIX
3 22 (4.92%) Linux
4 7 (1.57%) AIX
4 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.57%) Android
5 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.34%) zOS
6 3 (0.67%) Solaris
6 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.45%) CentOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.45%) Fedora
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.78%) SOA
2 71 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (14.09%) ITIL
4 58 (12.98%) UML
5 55 (12.30%) TOGAF
6 46 (10.29%) Data Modelling
7 45 (10.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 41 (9.17%) CRM
8 41 (9.17%) Data Architecture
9 36 (8.05%) Information Security
10 34 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (7.16%) PRINCE2
11 32 (7.16%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.71%) Migration
13 28 (6.26%) Technical Architecture
14 27 (6.04%) Change Control
15 25 (5.59%) Workflow
16 23 (5.15%) Information Management
16 23 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.98%) Java
2 45 (10.07%) SQL
3 29 (6.49%) C#
4 23 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.58%) VB
6 14 (3.13%) PHP
7 11 (2.46%) Ruby
8 6 (1.34%) Scala
8 6 (1.34%) C
9 5 (1.12%) Python
10 4 (0.89%) Delphi
11 3 (0.67%) Golang
11 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.67%) Perl
11 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) X++
12 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.45%) VB6
13 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 107 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.65%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.83%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.37%) ISEB
5 23 (5.15%) Degree
6 9 (2.01%) CISSP
7 7 (1.57%) CISM
8 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.67%) CCIE
10 2 (0.45%) CEH
10 2 (0.45%) CCA
10 2 (0.45%) HND
11 1 (0.22%) MCSE
11 1 (0.22%) MCSD
11 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (6.04%) ISO 9000
3 15 (3.36%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.46%) QA
5 7 (1.57%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.34%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.45%) SLA
8 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 30 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.47%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) iptables
5 1 (0.22%) NFS
5 1 (0.22%) Varnish
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.57%) Puppet
2 6 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.45%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 79 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.19%) SAP
3 49 (10.96%) Oracle
4 30 (6.71%) Cisco
5 25 (5.59%) VMware
6 22 (4.92%) IBM
7 18 (4.03%) Citrix
8 13 (2.91%) EMC
9 10 (2.24%) Unisys
9 10 (2.24%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.57%) ATG
10 7 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.34%) ICL
12 5 (1.12%) Juniper
12 5 (1.12%) NetApp
12 5 (1.12%) Sun
12 5 (1.12%) F5
13 4 (0.89%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.89%) Informatica
13 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
Wiltshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day £450-600+ per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
@ITS
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham
Net Forte
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Net Forte
Rate: £450 - £545 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, South West
University of Bristol
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, South West
University of Bristol
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Wiltshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago