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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.11% 1.74% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 1.85% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 12
Average daily rate
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£525 £625 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £521 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £668 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
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
388 324 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.60% 93.91% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 244 126
Average daily rate £380 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 23 (47.92%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (45.83%) Open Source
5 21 (43.75%) Apache
6 19 (39.58%) TOGAF
7 18 (37.50%) Java EE
8 10 (20.83%) SOA
9 9 (18.75%) Scrum
10 8 (16.67%) Finance
10 8 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (14.58%) J2EE
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle
12 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
12 6 (12.50%) Maven
12 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (10.42%) Content Management
13 5 (10.42%) Internet
13 5 (10.42%) Middleware
13 5 (10.42%) PHP
13 5 (10.42%) UML
13 5 (10.42%) PostGIS
14 4 (8.33%) BDD
14 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (8.33%) Degree
14 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (8.33%) Web Services
14 4 (8.33%) .NET
14 4 (8.33%) MySQL
14 4 (8.33%) Banking

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (43.75%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Maven
1 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Java EE
2 7 (14.58%) J2EE
3 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 5 (10.42%) PostGIS
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Open Source
2 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) TOGAF
3 10 (20.83%) SOA
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Content Management
7 5 (10.42%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Change Management
9 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.25%) ETL
10 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.17%) Workflow
10 2 (4.17%) CRM
10 2 (4.17%) BPEL
10 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) ESRI
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Ariba
3 1 (2.08%) CA
3 1 (2.08%) Informatica
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
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