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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 30 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.21% 3.34% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 3.54% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £614 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £41.03 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% -25.40%
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
394 339 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.71% 94.43% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 263 147
Average daily rate £390 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 54
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 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 4 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 (44.23%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (36.54%) TOGAF
4 18 (34.62%) Java EE
4 18 (34.62%) Open Source
4 18 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (34.62%) Apache
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) TDD
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) Windows
7 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Physics
8 5 (9.62%) Degree
8 5 (9.62%) UML
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle
8 5 (9.62%) Middleware
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Games
9 4 (7.69%) Banking
9 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.69%) .NET
9 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (7.69%) BDD
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (34.62%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Games
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) Java EE
2 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
5 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Open Source
2 5 (9.62%) Physics
3 2 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) TOGAF
3 8 (15.38%) Scrum
3 8 (15.38%) TDD
4 7 (13.46%) SOA
5 6 (11.54%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) UML
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (7.69%) BDD
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) ETL
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.85%) Workflow
9 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) VB
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
1 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Intel
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) ESRI
4 1 (1.92%) Lumension
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.92%) Ariba
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
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