The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.88% 7.46% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 7.78% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 4
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £331 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.24% 95.90% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 160 122
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 48
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.35 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
5 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Big Data
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Electronics
7 2 (8.70%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) IIS
7 2 (8.70%) DTV

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) DTV
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Market Research
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) TIBCO
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) ATG
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Netezza
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
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