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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 15 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 32 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.14% 2.75% 9.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.79% 2.85% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 13
Average daily rate
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£438 £431 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £840
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £454 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.19% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.58% -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
327 316 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.43% 96.64% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 219 156
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 57
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.00 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) J2EE
2 22 (51.16%) Web Services
2 22 (51.16%) Apache
3 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (41.86%) Internet
5 14 (32.56%) Scrum
5 14 (32.56%) Eclipse
5 14 (32.56%) Maven
6 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.91%) FitNesse
6 12 (27.91%) JIRA
6 12 (27.91%) RESTful
6 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
6 12 (27.91%) Cucumber
6 12 (27.91%) Puppet
7 11 (25.58%) SOA
8 10 (23.26%) Oracle
9 7 (16.28%) PostGIS
9 7 (16.28%) Open Source
9 7 (16.28%) SaaS
9 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (11.63%) SOAP
11 5 (11.63%) WebCenter
11 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
11 5 (11.63%) Apache Solr
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (11.63%) Vagrant

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (51.16%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) SaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) DMZ
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) MPLS
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
3 1 (2.33%) HSRP
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Eclipse
1 14 (32.56%) Maven
2 12 (27.91%) FitNesse
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA
2 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.91%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) J2EE
1 22 (51.16%) Web Services
2 12 (27.91%) RESTful
3 7 (16.28%) PostGIS
4 5 (11.63%) SOAP
4 5 (11.63%) WebCenter
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.58%) SOA
5 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) ETL
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.33%) CCIE
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) XenApp
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Sun
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) webMethods
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
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