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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 23 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 211 181 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.22% 6.06% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.56% 6.33% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 109 114
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £632 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £56.88 £20.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.37% -41.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.38 £20.00 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £20.00 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.96 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+42.73% -
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
2791 2860 2831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.48% 95.75% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1794 1794 1824
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 175 201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.82 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 +12 79 £550 +4.76% 7
Bristol +14 54 £575 +13.58% 11
Gloucestershire -9 29 £455 -12.91% 4
Somerset -9 15 £530 -0.46% 2
Dorset -12 9 £475 -5.94% 5
Devon -6 2 £450 -18.18%
Cornwall +8 1 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 117 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 85 (22.49%) TOGAF
3 81 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 73 (19.31%) Microsoft
5 71 (18.78%) Finance
6 66 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (16.14%) SOA
8 53 (14.02%) Migration
9 52 (13.76%) Windows
10 50 (13.23%) VMware
11 44 (11.64%) Technical Architecture
12 43 (11.38%) Telecoms
12 43 (11.38%) Web Services
13 42 (11.11%) XML
14 40 (10.58%) SQL Server
14 40 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
15 38 (10.05%) Scrum
15 38 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (9.52%) REST
17 35 (9.26%) Oracle
17 35 (9.26%) Active Directory
18 31 (8.20%) UML
19 30 (7.94%) ITIL
19 30 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
21 28 (7.41%) MODAF
21 28 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
21 28 (7.41%) SQL
22 27 (7.14%) .NET
23 26 (6.88%) Data Migration

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 12 (3.17%) Confluence
2 8 (2.12%) CMS
2 8 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.12%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.06%) Apache
5 4 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.79%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.26%) Eucalyptus
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Magento
1 2 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.53%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.26%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.26%) Primavera
2 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.26%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.35%) SaaS
3 18 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (4.50%) IaaS
5 15 (3.97%) PaaS
6 13 (3.44%) GitHub
7 8 (2.12%) Office 365
8 7 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.03%) Firewall
2 18 (4.76%) LAN
3 13 (3.44%) WAN
4 11 (2.91%) Wireless
5 10 (2.65%) Network Security
6 9 (2.38%) SAN
7 8 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (2.12%) SSL
8 7 (1.85%) WLAN
9 5 (1.32%) MVNO
9 5 (1.32%) VoIP
10 4 (1.06%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.79%) DNS
11 3 (0.79%) Internet
11 3 (0.79%) Skype
11 3 (0.79%) VLAN
11 3 (0.79%) VPN
12 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.53%) PSTN
12 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.91%) MySQL
4 9 (2.38%) Star Schema
5 6 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.53%) Big Data
9 2 (0.53%) DataStage
9 2 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.26%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) Informix
10 1 (0.26%) QlikView
10 1 (0.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 14 (3.70%) JIRA
2 12 (3.17%) Maven
3 7 (1.85%) Hudson
4 6 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.79%) ERwin
7 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.53%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (18.78%) Finance
2 43 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.03%) Banking
4 13 (3.44%) Billing
5 9 (2.38%) Retail
6 6 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.32%) Back Office
7 5 (1.32%) Marketing
8 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.38%) Web Services
2 42 (11.11%) XML
3 36 (9.52%) REST
4 27 (7.14%) .NET
5 24 (6.35%) WSDL
5 24 (6.35%) XSD
6 12 (3.17%) HTML
6 12 (3.17%) Middleware
7 8 (2.12%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.12%) CSS
7 8 (2.12%) Hibernate
7 8 (2.12%) Spring
8 7 (1.85%) jQuery
9 6 (1.59%) J2EE
9 6 (1.59%) XSLT
10 4 (1.06%) LINQ
10 4 (1.06%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (1.06%) SOAP
10 4 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 13 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.44%) NHS
4 11 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.85%) PKI
7 7 (1.85%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.06%) Blog
9 4 (1.06%) Economics
9 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.06%) User Experience
9 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.79%) Clustering
10 3 (0.79%) IVR
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.76%) Windows
2 25 (6.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.56%) Linux
4 13 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.32%) Unix
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.53%) Android
8 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.49%) TOGAF
2 66 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (16.14%) SOA
4 53 (14.02%) Migration
5 44 (11.64%) Technical Architecture
6 40 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 38 (10.05%) Scrum
8 31 (8.20%) UML
9 30 (7.94%) ITIL
9 30 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.41%) MODAF
10 28 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
11 26 (6.88%) Data Migration
12 23 (6.08%) E-Commerce
13 22 (5.82%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.82%) Project Management
13 22 (5.82%) Use Case
14 21 (5.56%) CRM
15 20 (5.29%) Data Architecture
15 20 (5.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.41%) SQL
2 25 (6.61%) Java
3 17 (4.50%) C#
4 10 (2.65%) C
4 10 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.65%) PHP
5 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.06%) C++
7 3 (0.79%) Python
8 2 (0.53%) Perl
8 2 (0.53%) Scala
8 2 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.26%) ABAP
9 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 81 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.82%) Degree
4 14 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.65%) CCNP
5 10 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.38%) CCNA
6 9 (2.38%) CISSP
6 9 (2.38%) MCSD
6 9 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.85%) MCSA
7 7 (1.85%) MCSE
8 4 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.06%) ISEB
9 3 (0.79%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.79%) SANS
10 2 (0.53%) CISMP
10 2 (0.53%) MCITP
10 2 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) HL7
2 7 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.85%) SEPA
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.79%) GMP
4 3 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.26%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.56%) Xen
4 13 (3.44%) Docker
5 11 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.59%) vSphere
7 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) HDFS
8 1 (0.26%) Samba
8 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (3.70%) SCCM
2 8 (2.12%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.32%) Puppet
4 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.79%) Ansible
5 3 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.79%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.79%) WSUS
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.26%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 73 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.23%) VMware
3 35 (9.26%) Oracle
4 25 (6.61%) Citrix
5 21 (5.56%) Cisco
6 10 (2.65%) hybris
6 10 (2.65%) IBM
7 8 (2.12%) Nortel
8 5 (1.32%) ATG
8 5 (1.32%) NetApp
8 5 (1.32%) SAP
9 4 (1.06%) BMC
9 4 (1.06%) Demandware
9 4 (1.06%) Google
9 4 (1.06%) Siemens
10 3 (0.79%) Polycom
10 3 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.53%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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