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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / South West
Rank 29 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 144 164 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.60% 5.48% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 5.72% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 114 126
Median daily rate £540 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £365 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £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 £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
2457 2868 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.49% 95.79% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1954 1867
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 155 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Wiltshire +5 57 £525 +5.00% 1
Bristol +4 51 £540 +8.00% 21
Gloucestershire +6 19 £580 +16.00% 8
Somerset +6 4 £475 -5.00% 2
Dorset -8 4 £363 -27.50% 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 71 (24.91%) Security Cleared
2 65 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.70%) Finance
4 55 (19.30%) SC Cleared
5 40 (14.04%) TOGAF
6 33 (11.58%) Data Architecture
7 28 (9.82%) Scrum
8 27 (9.47%) Retail
8 27 (9.47%) Data Modelling
9 26 (9.12%) Security Architecture
10 25 (8.77%) Java
11 24 (8.42%) Data Management
11 24 (8.42%) Banking
12 23 (8.07%) Information Security
12 23 (8.07%) PCI DSS
13 22 (7.72%) Enterprise Architecture
13 22 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.72%) Microsoft
14 20 (7.02%) CRM
15 18 (6.32%) Firewall
15 18 (6.32%) SOA
15 18 (6.32%) Windows
15 18 (6.32%) SQL
16 17 (5.96%) CISSP
16 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
16 17 (5.96%) Migration
16 17 (5.96%) Information Assurance
17 16 (5.61%) XML
17 16 (5.61%) UML
18 15 (5.26%) Oracle

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 6 (2.11%) JBoss
1 6 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.40%) Apache
3 4 (1.40%) CMS
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.05%) Confluence
4 3 (1.05%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.70%) Liferay
5 2 (0.70%) Mule
5 2 (0.70%) Mule ESB
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (2.81%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.05%) Windchill
4 2 (0.70%) HipChat
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) InDesign
5 1 (0.35%) MS Office
5 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.40%) 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 12 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.32%) Firewall
2 12 (4.21%) WAN
3 10 (3.51%) Internet
3 10 (3.51%) LAN
4 9 (3.16%) Network Security
5 5 (1.75%) Wireless
6 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.40%) MPLS
6 4 (1.40%) SSL
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.70%) DNS
7 2 (0.70%) DWDM
8 1 (0.35%) AMQP
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.35%) DMZ
8 1 (0.35%) MVNO
8 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.91%) Big Data
2 12 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.05%) Endeca
5 3 (1.05%) HBase
5 3 (1.05%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.70%) DB2
6 2 (0.70%) MySQL
6 2 (0.70%) OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) OLTP
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Selenium
2 6 (2.11%) JMeter
3 5 (1.75%) ERwin
3 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.75%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.05%) JIRA
5 3 (1.05%) JUnit
5 3 (1.05%) Subversion
5 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.70%) Ant
6 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.70%) MagicDraw
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Gradle
7 1 (0.35%) Grunt
General
1 59 (20.70%) Finance
2 27 (9.47%) Retail
3 24 (8.42%) Banking
4 15 (5.26%) Marketing
5 11 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.75%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.75%) Military
7 4 (1.40%) Electronics
7 4 (1.40%) Legal
7 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.05%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.61%) XML
2 12 (4.21%) HTML
2 12 (4.21%) Middleware
3 11 (3.86%) CSS
3 11 (3.86%) SOAP
3 11 (3.86%) Web Services
4 10 (3.51%) .NET
4 10 (3.51%) JDBC
5 9 (3.16%) RESTful
6 7 (2.46%) JSP
6 7 (2.46%) Spring
7 6 (2.11%) JMS
7 6 (2.11%) XSD
8 5 (1.75%) J2EE
9 4 (1.40%) Ajax
9 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.40%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.40%) JSON
9 4 (1.40%) Struts
9 4 (1.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.91%) Cyber Defence
3 13 (4.56%) Reference Data
4 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.16%) CESG
5 9 (3.16%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.16%) User Experience
6 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.11%) BYOD
7 6 (2.11%) PKI
8 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.40%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.40%) RIA
10 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.32%) Windows
2 10 (3.51%) Linux
3 4 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.05%) Unix
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.04%) TOGAF
3 33 (11.58%) Data Architecture
4 28 (9.82%) Scrum
5 27 (9.47%) Data Modelling
6 26 (9.12%) Security Architecture
7 24 (8.42%) Data Management
8 23 (8.07%) Information Security
9 22 (7.72%) Enterprise Architecture
9 22 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (7.02%) CRM
11 18 (6.32%) SOA
12 17 (5.96%) Information Assurance
12 17 (5.96%) Migration
13 16 (5.61%) UML
14 13 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (4.56%) PRINCE2
14 13 (4.56%) SDLC
15 12 (4.21%) ETL
16 11 (3.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.77%) Java
2 18 (6.32%) SQL
3 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.51%) Python
5 8 (2.81%) C#
6 5 (1.75%) C++
7 4 (1.40%) Ruby
7 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.05%) ABAP
8 3 (1.05%) C
8 3 (1.05%) Perl
9 2 (0.70%) PHP
9 2 (0.70%) Scala
9 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.35%) Clojure
10 1 (0.35%) Groovy
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (24.91%) Security Cleared
2 55 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.96%) CISSP
4 12 (4.21%) Degree
5 11 (3.86%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.16%) ISEB
7 5 (1.75%) CISA
7 5 (1.75%) CISM
7 5 (1.75%) CLAS
8 4 (1.40%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.05%) CISMP
9 3 (1.05%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.70%) CCIE
10 2 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CCNP
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.07%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.46%) QA
4 6 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) Docker
3 3 (1.05%) Firmware
3 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
3 1 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Opsview
3 1 (0.35%) Packer
3 1 (0.35%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) QRadar
3 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.26%) Oracle
3 14 (4.91%) Cisco
4 13 (4.56%) IBM
5 11 (3.86%) VMware
6 9 (3.16%) Splunk
7 8 (2.81%) SAP
8 7 (2.46%) Actimize
8 7 (2.46%) Juniper
9 6 (2.11%) ATG
9 6 (2.11%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.75%) Brocade
10 5 (1.75%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.40%) BT
12 3 (1.05%) MapR
12 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.05%) PTC
12 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.05%) Siemens
12 3 (1.05%) webMethods
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