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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.52% 15.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 16.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 0
Average daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
142 181 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.93% 97.84% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 114 97
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 7 £475 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) SOA
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (16.67%) Big Data
8 6 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.89%) UML
9 5 (13.89%) C#
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) RESTful
10 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 4 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) SOAP
10 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 3 (8.33%) OLAP
11 3 (8.33%) Red Hat

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.33%) OLAP
4 3 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.78%) HBase
6 1 (2.78%) Power BI
6 1 (2.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) ERwin
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 4 (11.11%) SOAP
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) Apache CXF
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.33%) MDX
4 3 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) ADO
6 1 (2.78%) ELK Stack
6 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) SOA
2 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.89%) UML
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Information Management
5 3 (8.33%) Web Design
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) Server Hardening
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (2.78%) High Availability
7 1 (2.78%) OOD
7 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OpenAM
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Kibana
3 1 (2.78%) Oozie
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) ForgeRock
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.78%) Kofax
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau