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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.66% 2.52% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.87% 2.64% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 6
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£488 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £430 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £565 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +31.42%
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
254 227 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.32% 95.38% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 173 125
Average daily rate £413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +15 18 £488 -4.87% 1
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 21 (37.50%) XML
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
4 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) Client/Server
5 19 (33.93%) C#
6 16 (28.57%) UML
7 15 (26.79%) ADO
7 15 (26.79%) VB
7 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
8 13 (23.21%) TOGAF
9 11 (19.64%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (19.64%) MySQL
10 10 (17.86%) N-Tier
10 10 (17.86%) SDLC
11 9 (16.07%) Kofax
11 9 (16.07%) Process Management
11 9 (16.07%) Document Management
12 8 (14.29%) Content Management
12 8 (14.29%) jQuery
12 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (14.29%) EMC
12 8 (14.29%) Documentum
13 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
13 7 (12.50%) SOA
13 7 (12.50%) Web Services
13 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 7 (12.50%) Java
13 7 (12.50%) Red Hat

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (14.29%) Documentum
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 3 (5.36%) IPv6
4 2 (3.57%) SMTP
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) IPv4
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) XML
3 15 (26.79%) ADO
3 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
4 8 (14.29%) jQuery
5 7 (12.50%) Web Services
6 6 (10.71%) SOAP
7 5 (8.93%) Apache CXF
7 5 (8.93%) RESTful
7 5 (8.93%) LAMP
8 4 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.14%) HTML5
8 4 (7.14%) HTML
8 4 (7.14%) Middleware
8 4 (7.14%) J2EE
8 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.36%) FFmpeg
10 2 (3.57%) REST
11 1 (1.79%) Java EE
11 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Client/Server
2 10 (17.86%) N-Tier
3 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.14%) PKI
5 3 (5.36%) MPEG
6 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) UML
2 13 (23.21%) TOGAF
3 11 (19.64%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (17.86%) SDLC
5 9 (16.07%) Document Management
5 9 (16.07%) Process Management
6 8 (14.29%) Content Management
7 7 (12.50%) SOA
7 7 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 6 (10.71%) User Stories
8 6 (10.71%) Information Management
8 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) OOD
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) VB
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCPD
3 2 (3.57%) MCP
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Kofax
3 8 (14.29%) EMC
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) ForgeRock
6 3 (5.36%) Splunk
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) OpenText
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) BT
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago