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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / South West
Rank 34 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 136 167 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.03% 5.69% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 5.91% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 115 130
Median daily rate £550 £500 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £736 £600 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.31%

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
2570 2824 3067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 96.15% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1865 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 150
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +5 58 £600 +20.00% 17
Wiltshire -7 33 £550 +4.76% 4
Gloucestershire +6 18 £580 +14.51% 4
Somerset -12 4 £475 -4.04% 4
Dorset -2 3 £425 -15.00% 5
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 89 (31.23%) Security Cleared
2 66 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (22.11%) SC Cleared
4 61 (21.40%) Finance
5 31 (10.88%) Data Architecture
6 30 (10.53%) Java
7 29 (10.18%) TOGAF
7 29 (10.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 28 (9.82%) Windows
8 28 (9.82%) Microsoft
9 27 (9.47%) Oracle
10 24 (8.42%) Scrum
10 24 (8.42%) Data Modelling
11 22 (7.72%) Linux
11 22 (7.72%) XML
11 22 (7.72%) DV Cleared
12 21 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.02%) Banking
13 20 (7.02%) SOA
13 20 (7.02%) Active Directory
13 20 (7.02%) Internet
14 19 (6.67%) Web Services
14 19 (6.67%) Firewall
15 18 (6.32%) Migration
15 18 (6.32%) Retail
16 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
16 17 (5.96%) PCI DSS
16 17 (5.96%) Information Assurance
16 17 (5.96%) Marketing
16 17 (5.96%) Data Centre

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 (4.21%) SharePoint
1 12 (4.21%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.86%) JBoss
3 10 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.16%) Apache
4 9 (3.16%) CMS
4 9 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.75%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.40%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.05%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.05%) SAS
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.40%) MS Office
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) Windchill
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) InDesign
5 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.05%) ENOVIA
3 3 (1.05%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.11%) SaaS
3 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (1.05%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.02%) Internet
2 19 (6.67%) Firewall
3 11 (3.86%) WAN
4 10 (3.51%) DNS
4 10 (3.51%) Skype
5 9 (3.16%) LAN
5 9 (3.16%) Network Security
6 8 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.75%) Wireless
8 4 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.40%) SSL
9 3 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.70%) DHCP
10 2 (0.70%) DWDM
10 2 (0.70%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.70%) MPLS
11 1 (0.35%) Frame Relay
11 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.86%) Big Data
1 11 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.81%) Endeca
4 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.05%) HBase
6 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.70%) DB2
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.70%) OLAP
7 2 (0.70%) OLTP
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Selenium
2 6 (2.11%) JMeter
3 5 (1.75%) ERwin
3 5 (1.75%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) IntelliJ
5 3 (1.05%) JUnit
5 3 (1.05%) Subversion
6 2 (0.70%) Ant
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Buildr
6 2 (0.70%) Gradle
6 2 (0.70%) jMock
6 2 (0.70%) MagicDraw
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
6 2 (0.70%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.70%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (21.40%) Finance
2 20 (7.02%) Banking
3 18 (6.32%) Retail
4 17 (5.96%) Marketing
5 14 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.75%) Electronics
6 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.40%) Back Office
7 4 (1.40%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.05%) Military
9 2 (0.70%) Local Government
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Avionics
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.72%) XML
2 19 (6.67%) Web Services
3 16 (5.61%) SOAP
4 15 (5.26%) JDBC
5 13 (4.56%) JSP
5 13 (4.56%) Spring
6 11 (3.86%) HTML
6 11 (3.86%) JMS
7 10 (3.51%) CSS
7 10 (3.51%) Hibernate
7 10 (3.51%) J2EE
7 10 (3.51%) Middleware
7 10 (3.51%) Struts
8 9 (3.16%) RESTful
8 9 (3.16%) XSLT
9 8 (2.81%) JMX
9 8 (2.81%) Servlets
10 6 (2.11%) .NET
10 6 (2.11%) XSD
11 5 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Data Centre
1 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.56%) Client/Server
2 13 (4.56%) Reference Data
3 12 (4.21%) Virtual Team
4 10 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.16%) User Experience
6 8 (2.81%) CESG
6 8 (2.81%) iPad
6 8 (2.81%) PKI
7 7 (2.46%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.75%) RIA
9 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.05%) BYOD
10 3 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.05%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.82%) Windows
2 22 (7.72%) Linux
3 12 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.51%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.05%) Unix
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (10.88%) Data Architecture
3 29 (10.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 29 (10.18%) TOGAF
4 24 (8.42%) Data Modelling
4 24 (8.42%) Scrum
5 21 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (7.02%) SOA
7 18 (6.32%) Migration
8 17 (5.96%) Information Assurance
9 16 (5.61%) Data Management
9 16 (5.61%) Security Architecture
10 15 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.26%) CRM
10 15 (5.26%) ITIL
11 14 (4.91%) Data Integration
11 14 (4.91%) ETL
11 14 (4.91%) Information Security
11 14 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.53%) Java
2 16 (5.61%) SQL
3 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.81%) Python
5 4 (1.40%) C#
6 3 (1.05%) ABAP
6 3 (1.05%) C++
6 3 (1.05%) Ruby
6 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.70%) C
7 2 (0.70%) Perl
7 2 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.35%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (31.23%) Security Cleared
2 63 (22.11%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.72%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.91%) Degree
5 10 (3.51%) CISSP
6 9 (3.16%) ISEB
7 4 (1.40%) CLAS
8 3 (1.05%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.05%) CISMP
8 3 (1.05%) HNC
8 3 (1.05%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) CISM
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.96%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.21%) QA
3 9 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.70%) COBIT
6 2 (0.70%) GPG13
6 2 (0.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.46%) DFS Replication
4 5 (1.75%) vCloud
5 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.05%) Docker
6 3 (1.05%) Firmware
6 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.05%) Ansible
2 3 (1.05%) vRealize
3 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.35%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Opsview
4 1 (0.35%) Packer
4 1 (0.35%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.47%) Oracle
3 16 (5.61%) Cisco
3 16 (5.61%) VMware
4 14 (4.91%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.21%) ATG
5 12 (4.21%) IBM
6 9 (3.16%) Intel Security
6 9 (3.16%) SAP
7 8 (2.81%) Splunk
8 7 (2.46%) Actimize
8 7 (2.46%) webMethods
9 6 (2.11%) Juniper
10 5 (1.75%) Brocade
10 5 (1.75%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.40%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.40%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 4 (1.40%) Pega
11 4 (1.40%) Software AG
11 4 (1.40%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago