The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 136 141 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.034% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.037% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£675 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £663 £850 £750
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Architecture
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
2902 2732 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.01% 92.86% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1800 1160
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 169 125
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Architecture in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Architecture across the South West region.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Head of Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 £700 - 1
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Head of Architecture in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) BS25999
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Head of Architecture in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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