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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 209 189 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.93% 5.98% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 6.24% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 123 112
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £418 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -28.08%
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
2874 3028 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.29% 95.85% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1944 1864
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 201 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.02 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +11 90 £550 +5.46% 8
Bristol +15 62 £588 +10.84% 12
Gloucestershire -15 21 £450 -13.87% 6
Somerset -15 8 £875 +94.44% 1
Devon -1 2 £375 -4.45% 1
Dorset -11 2 £475 +14.45% 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 137 (33.91%) Security Cleared
2 96 (23.76%) SC Cleared
2 96 (23.76%) TOGAF
3 81 (20.05%) Finance
4 79 (19.55%) Microsoft
5 72 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (17.57%) Windows
7 67 (16.58%) SOA
8 58 (14.36%) VMware
9 57 (14.11%) Migration
10 53 (13.12%) Active Directory
11 49 (12.13%) XML
12 48 (11.88%) Web Services
13 44 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (10.64%) REST
15 41 (10.15%) Telecoms
16 40 (9.90%) SQL Server
16 40 (9.90%) Technical Architecture
17 38 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (9.16%) Oracle
18 37 (9.16%) Scrum
19 36 (8.91%) Enterprise Architecture
20 33 (8.17%) Zachman Framework
21 32 (7.92%) MODAF
21 32 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
21 32 (7.92%) ITIL
21 32 (7.92%) UML
22 31 (7.67%) Linux
22 31 (7.67%) Data Architecture
22 31 (7.67%) Windows Server

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 14 (3.47%) Confluence
2 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.98%) CMS
4 7 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.24%) Mule
6 3 (0.74%) Apache
6 3 (0.74%) IIS
6 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.25%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.18%) SaaS
3 27 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.95%) IaaS
5 18 (4.46%) Office 365
5 18 (4.46%) PaaS
6 15 (3.71%) GitHub
7 7 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.69%) Firewall
1 23 (5.69%) LAN
2 21 (5.20%) Wireless
3 18 (4.46%) WAN
4 12 (2.97%) Network Security
4 12 (2.97%) SAN
5 11 (2.72%) SSL
6 8 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (1.98%) VPN
7 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.49%) WLAN
8 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.99%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.99%) VoIP
10 3 (0.74%) Internet
10 3 (0.74%) VLAN
11 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.50%) PSTN
11 2 (0.50%) Skype
11 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.97%) Star Schema
4 11 (2.72%) MySQL
5 8 (1.98%) Big Data
6 7 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.99%) HBase
9 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.50%) DataStage
10 2 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.96%) JIRA
3 14 (3.47%) Maven
4 7 (1.73%) Hudson
5 6 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.74%) Subversion
8 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.50%) ERwin
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 81 (20.05%) Finance
2 41 (10.15%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.18%) Banking
4 12 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.72%) Marketing
6 8 (1.98%) Electronics
6 8 (1.98%) Retail
7 5 (1.24%) Back Office
8 4 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.74%) Billing
9 3 (0.74%) Local Government
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.13%) XML
2 48 (11.88%) Web Services
3 43 (10.64%) REST
4 29 (7.18%) WSDL
4 29 (7.18%) XSD
5 27 (6.68%) .NET
6 17 (4.21%) Middleware
7 13 (3.22%) HTML
8 9 (2.23%) CSS
9 8 (1.98%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.73%) jQuery
11 6 (1.49%) J2EE
11 6 (1.49%) XSLT
12 4 (0.99%) LINQ
12 4 (0.99%) LINQ to SQL
13 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.74%) EJB
13 3 (0.74%) JSON
13 3 (0.74%) JSP
13 3 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.19%) NHS
2 21 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.96%) Private Cloud
4 14 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.48%) PKI
7 9 (2.23%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.23%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.73%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.99%) Blog
11 4 (0.99%) Economics
11 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.74%) User Experience
12 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.57%) Windows
2 31 (7.67%) Linux
2 31 (7.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.24%) Solaris
6 5 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.74%) Unix
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.50%) Android
9 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.76%) TOGAF
2 72 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (16.58%) SOA
4 57 (14.11%) Migration
5 40 (9.90%) Technical Architecture
6 37 (9.16%) Scrum
7 36 (8.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (8.17%) Zachman Framework
9 32 (7.92%) ITIL
9 32 (7.92%) MODAF
9 32 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (7.92%) UML
10 31 (7.67%) Data Architecture
11 30 (7.43%) Data Modelling
12 29 (7.18%) Use Case
13 28 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (6.93%) Data Migration
13 28 (6.93%) Project Management
14 27 (6.68%) PRINCE2
15 23 (5.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.68%) SQL
2 21 (5.20%) Java
3 17 (4.21%) C#
4 13 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.48%) PHP
6 9 (2.23%) C
7 6 (1.49%) C++
7 6 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.99%) Python
9 2 (0.50%) Perl
9 2 (0.50%) Scala
9 2 (0.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.25%) ABAP
10 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (33.91%) Security Cleared
2 96 (23.76%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.94%) Degree
4 20 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.96%) CISSP
6 11 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.48%) CCNP
7 10 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.48%) MCSD
7 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.23%) CCNA
9 8 (1.98%) MCSA
9 8 (1.98%) MCSE
10 6 (1.49%) ISSAP
11 5 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.99%) ISEB
13 3 (0.74%) CISMP
13 3 (0.74%) SANS
14 2 (0.50%) MCITP
14 2 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.45%) HL7
2 7 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.73%) SEPA
3 3 (0.74%) GMP
3 3 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.74%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.25%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (13.12%) Active Directory
2 44 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.94%) Xen
4 15 (3.71%) Docker
5 10 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.49%) vSphere
7 4 (0.99%) HDFS
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.25%) Samba
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (7.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 25 (6.19%) SCCM
3 11 (2.72%) Puppet
4 9 (2.23%) Ansible
5 8 (1.98%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.74%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.74%) WSUS
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.25%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 79 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.36%) VMware
3 37 (9.16%) Oracle
4 26 (6.44%) Cisco
4 26 (6.44%) Citrix
5 11 (2.72%) SAP
6 10 (2.48%) Google
7 9 (2.23%) IBM
8 8 (1.98%) Nortel
9 6 (1.49%) Palo Alto
10 4 (0.99%) BMC
10 4 (0.99%) NetApp
10 4 (0.99%) Siemens
11 3 (0.74%) Adobe
11 3 (0.74%) EMC
11 3 (0.74%) Polycom
11 3 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.50%) hybris
12 2 (0.50%) Meraki
12 2 (0.50%) Tableau
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ConSol Partners
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Yoh
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £52,974 to £60,774 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago