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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.27% 4.69% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 4.89% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 20
Average daily rate
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£438 £488 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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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
324 307 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.72% 95.94% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 235 168
Average daily rate £375 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 55
Average hourly rate £12.05 £28.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.96% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £72.50 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 23 (41.07%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) TOGAF
4 18 (32.14%) Java EE
4 18 (32.14%) Open Source
4 18 (32.14%) Apache
4 18 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (16.07%) Windows
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) Finance
6 8 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.71%) Intel
8 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.71%) 3D Modelling
9 5 (8.93%) Physics
9 5 (8.93%) Degree
9 5 (8.93%) Middleware
9 5 (8.93%) Games
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.93%) UML
10 4 (7.14%) ITIL
10 4 (7.14%) .NET
10 4 (7.14%) MCSE
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 4 (7.14%) BDD

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (32.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.79%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Games
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Java EE
2 5 (8.93%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.79%) Flash
5 1 (1.79%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Physics
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) TOGAF
3 18 (32.14%) Open Source
4 8 (14.29%) Scrum
4 8 (14.29%) TDD
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
6 6 (10.71%) 3D Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) UML
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) BDD
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) VB
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.71%) Intel
2 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) ESRI
4 1 (1.79%) Lumension
4 1 (1.79%) Ariba
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Retek
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Business Objects