The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 18 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 28 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.45% 3.08% 7.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% 3.19% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £431 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -26.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £487 £805
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
349 313 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.82% 96.31% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 213 153
Average daily rate £340 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 62
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.27% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Southampton region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Southampton region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Web Services
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (51.22%) J2EE
3 20 (48.78%) Apache
4 16 (39.02%) Internet
5 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
7 12 (29.27%) Maven
7 12 (29.27%) FitNesse
7 12 (29.27%) JIRA
7 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (29.27%) RESTful
7 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
7 12 (29.27%) Puppet
7 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle
9 8 (19.51%) SOA
10 7 (17.07%) SaaS
11 6 (14.63%) VMware
12 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (12.20%) WebCenter
12 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
12 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
12 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (12.20%) Open Source
12 5 (12.20%) PostGIS
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (12.20%) SOAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (48.78%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) HSRP
3 1 (2.44%) IPsec
3 1 (2.44%) DMZ
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (29.27%) Maven
2 12 (29.27%) FitNesse
2 12 (29.27%) JIRA
2 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
2 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Web Services
2 21 (51.22%) J2EE
3 12 (29.27%) RESTful
4 5 (12.20%) WebCenter
4 5 (12.20%) PostGIS
4 5 (12.20%) SOAP
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware
7 1 (2.44%) jQuery
7 1 (2.44%) Java EE
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.44%) CSS3
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.44%) CSS
7 1 (2.44%) Servlets
7 1 (2.44%) XML
7 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.32%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Scrum
3 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) SOA
5 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.44%) Information Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.44%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CCIE
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) webMethods
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Avaya
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) ATG
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft