The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 5 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.51% 0.35% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.51% 0.36% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 1
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£525 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
195 275 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.12% 97.52% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 204 91
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 13
Average hourly rate £13.19 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.25 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £25.00 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Ipswich - 38 £525 - 1
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 39 (54.17%) .NET
2 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
3 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.94%) Windows
4 22 (30.56%) UML
5 21 (29.17%) Client/Server
6 19 (26.39%) C#
7 18 (25.00%) SOA
8 17 (23.61%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (23.61%) TOGAF
9 16 (22.22%) Oracle
9 16 (22.22%) XML
10 15 (20.83%) ADO
10 15 (20.83%) VB
10 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 14 (19.44%) Linux
12 12 (16.67%) Middleware
13 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.89%) SDLC
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (13.89%) N-Tier
14 10 (13.89%) J2EE
15 9 (12.50%) Process Management
15 9 (12.50%) Kofax
15 9 (12.50%) Document Management
16 8 (11.11%) Content Management
16 8 (11.11%) Information Management
16 8 (11.11%) Retail
16 8 (11.11%) MCPD
16 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (11.11%) Documentum
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (4.17%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) IPv6
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) IPv4
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.11%) Retail
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) XML
3 15 (20.83%) ADO
3 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 12 (16.67%) Middleware
5 10 (13.89%) J2EE
6 4 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (2.78%) SOAP
7 2 (2.78%) Java EE
8 1 (1.39%) JSON
8 1 (1.39%) WCF
8 1 (1.39%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) JPA
8 1 (1.39%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.39%) OSGi
8 1 (1.39%) REST
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.39%) HTML
8 1 (1.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Client/Server
2 10 (13.89%) N-Tier
3 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.56%) PKI
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) UML
2 18 (25.00%) SOA
3 17 (23.61%) Zachman Framework
3 17 (23.61%) TOGAF
4 10 (13.89%) SDLC
5 9 (12.50%) Document Management
5 9 (12.50%) Process Management
6 8 (11.11%) Content Management
6 8 (11.11%) Information Management
7 7 (9.72%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (9.72%) User Stories
7 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) OOD
9 5 (6.94%) Project Management
9 5 (6.94%) OO
10 4 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.56%) Server Hardening
11 3 (4.17%) Analytics
11 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) VB
3 5 (6.94%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.11%) MCPD
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Kofax
4 8 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (4.17%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) OpenText
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) McAfee
7 1 (1.39%) BT
7 1 (1.39%) ForgeRock
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