The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 169 200 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.05% 6.26% 7.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 6.53% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 143 170
Median daily rate £525 £500 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
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
2655 3063 3146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.03% 95.84% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 2070 2023
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 154 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +4 69 £525 +5.00% 4
Bristol +7 57 £463 -9.75% 15
Gloucestershire +11 26 £550 +37.50% 14
Somerset +18 6 £468 -6.50% 5
Dorset -16 1 £300 -40.00% 1
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 South West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 81 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 75 (22.39%) Finance
3 73 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (18.81%) SC Cleared
5 50 (14.93%) TOGAF
6 45 (13.43%) Banking
7 40 (11.94%) Windows
8 34 (10.15%) Scrum
9 33 (9.85%) Security Architecture
10 31 (9.25%) Data Architecture
11 30 (8.96%) Information Security
12 29 (8.66%) Enterprise Architecture
13 28 (8.36%) Data Modelling
14 27 (8.06%) CISSP
14 27 (8.06%) Retail
14 27 (8.06%) PCI DSS
15 26 (7.76%) Middleware
15 26 (7.76%) SOA
16 25 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (7.16%) Microsoft
18 23 (6.87%) Active Directory
19 22 (6.57%) CRM
19 22 (6.57%) Linux
20 21 (6.27%) Cisco
20 21 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (6.27%) Firewall
20 21 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (5.97%) Java
22 19 (5.67%) PRINCE2
22 19 (5.67%) Management Information System

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (2.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.79%) Mule
3 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.90%) Confluence
4 3 (0.90%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.60%) JBoss
5 2 (0.60%) Liferay
5 2 (0.60%) Mule ESB
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) HipChat
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) Windchill
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) InDesign
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.60%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.60%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.30%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.30%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.39%) SaaS
4 7 (2.09%) Office 365
5 4 (1.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.90%) IaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.27%) Firewall
2 17 (5.07%) WAN
3 16 (4.78%) LAN
4 13 (3.88%) Wireless
5 11 (3.28%) Network Security
6 6 (1.79%) Internet
6 6 (1.79%) SSL
6 6 (1.79%) VPN
7 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.19%) DNS
8 4 (1.19%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.19%) MPLS
9 3 (0.90%) DHCP
9 3 (0.90%) SAN
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.60%) DWDM
10 2 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.60%) LDAP
10 2 (0.60%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.48%) Big Data
2 9 (2.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.90%) HBase
5 3 (0.90%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (0.60%) DB2
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.30%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Selenium
2 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.19%) JMeter
3 3 (0.90%) ERwin
3 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.90%) JIRA
3 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.60%) JUnit
4 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Ant
5 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.30%) TestNG
5 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (22.39%) Finance
2 45 (13.43%) Banking
3 27 (8.06%) Retail
4 17 (5.07%) Marketing
5 13 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.79%) Electronics
6 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.49%) Military
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Local Government
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.76%) Middleware
2 12 (3.58%) XML
3 10 (2.99%) HTML
4 9 (2.69%) .NET
4 9 (2.69%) CSS
5 8 (2.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.79%) RESTful
6 6 (1.79%) SOAP
6 6 (1.79%) Web Services
7 5 (1.49%) JDBC
7 5 (1.49%) XSD
8 3 (0.90%) Ajax
8 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.90%) hapi
8 3 (0.90%) J2EE
8 3 (0.90%) JMS
8 3 (0.90%) JSON
8 3 (0.90%) Node.js
8 3 (0.90%) REST
8 3 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.99%) CESG
2 10 (2.99%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.69%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.69%) User Experience
4 8 (2.39%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (2.39%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.09%) NHS
5 7 (2.09%) PKI
6 6 (1.79%) BYOD
6 6 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.19%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.90%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.94%) Windows
2 22 (6.57%) Linux
3 15 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.19%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) Unix
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (14.93%) TOGAF
3 34 (10.15%) Scrum
4 33 (9.85%) Security Architecture
5 31 (9.25%) Data Architecture
6 30 (8.96%) Information Security
7 29 (8.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 28 (8.36%) Data Modelling
9 26 (7.76%) SOA
10 25 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (6.57%) CRM
12 21 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.67%) PRINCE2
14 18 (5.37%) Data Management
15 17 (5.07%) Information Assurance
15 17 (5.07%) Migration
15 17 (5.07%) Project Management
15 17 (5.07%) UML
16 15 (4.48%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (4.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.97%) Java
2 17 (5.07%) SQL
3 13 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.69%) Python
5 7 (2.09%) C#
5 7 (2.09%) C++
6 5 (1.49%) C
7 4 (1.19%) Ruby
8 3 (0.90%) ABAP
8 3 (0.90%) Perl
8 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.30%) Clojure
10 1 (0.30%) ES6
10 1 (0.30%) Groovy
10 1 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 81 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 63 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.06%) CISSP
4 17 (5.07%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.88%) Degree
6 10 (2.99%) ISEB
7 5 (1.49%) CISA
7 5 (1.49%) CISM
7 5 (1.49%) CLAS
7 5 (1.49%) ISSAP
8 4 (1.19%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.19%) CISMP
9 3 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.60%) CCIE
11 1 (0.30%) CCNP
11 1 (0.30%) CCSP
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.06%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.90%) COBIT
4 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) Firmware
4 3 (0.90%) HDFS
5 2 (0.60%) Docker
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.28%) SCCM
2 6 (1.79%) Ansible
2 6 (1.79%) Puppet
3 4 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.30%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.30%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Packer
5 1 (0.30%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.27%) Cisco
3 19 (5.67%) VMware
4 16 (4.78%) Oracle
5 14 (4.18%) IBM
6 11 (3.28%) SAP
7 6 (1.79%) Juniper
7 6 (1.79%) Siebel
8 5 (1.49%) Google
8 5 (1.49%) Palo Alto
8 5 (1.49%) Splunk
9 4 (1.19%) Adobe
9 4 (1.19%) Brocade
9 4 (1.19%) BT
9 4 (1.19%) EMC
9 4 (1.19%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.90%) Actimize
10 3 (0.90%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.90%) webMethods
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