The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.87% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.20% 92.48% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.26 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £8.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £25.00 £20.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Staffordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Staffordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £425 - 3
Stafford - 5 £525 -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) SOA
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) SignalR
7 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) DataStage
3 1 (5.00%) QualityStage
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) SignalR
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Blog
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP5
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
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Staffordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: Yesterday