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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 7 43 21
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.64% 0.34% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.10% 0.35% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 3
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£501 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £60.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-28.08% +56.86%
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
205 288 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.16% 97.63% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 217 83
Average daily rate £413 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 16
Average hourly rate £13.69 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +31 33 £501 +25.12% 7
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (48.72%) .NET
2 36 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 27 (34.62%) UML
4 23 (29.49%) Windows
5 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 21 (26.92%) Client/Server
6 21 (26.92%) XML
7 19 (24.36%) C#
7 19 (24.36%) SOA
8 17 (21.79%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (21.79%) TOGAF
9 16 (20.51%) Oracle
10 15 (19.23%) ADO
10 15 (19.23%) VB
10 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
11 13 (16.67%) Linux
12 12 (15.38%) Middleware
13 11 (14.10%) J2EE
13 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
14 10 (12.82%) SDLC
14 10 (12.82%) N-Tier
14 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (11.54%) Kofax
15 9 (11.54%) Process Management
15 9 (11.54%) Web Services
15 9 (11.54%) Java
15 9 (11.54%) Document Management
15 9 (11.54%) Visualisation
16 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (10.26%) Content Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (10.26%) Documentum
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) IPv6
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
3 2 (2.56%) SMTP
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) IPv4
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.26%) Retail
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (48.72%) .NET
2 21 (26.92%) XML
3 15 (19.23%) ADO
3 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 12 (15.38%) Middleware
5 11 (14.10%) J2EE
6 9 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (7.69%) SOAP
8 5 (6.41%) Apache CXF
8 5 (6.41%) RESTful
9 4 (5.13%) jQuery
9 4 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.56%) Java EE
10 2 (2.56%) REST
11 1 (1.28%) HTML5
11 1 (1.28%) WCF
11 1 (1.28%) HTML
11 1 (1.28%) LAMP
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Client/Server
2 10 (12.82%) N-Tier
3 9 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) UML
2 19 (24.36%) SOA
3 17 (21.79%) Zachman Framework
3 17 (21.79%) TOGAF
4 10 (12.82%) SDLC
5 9 (11.54%) Process Management
5 9 (11.54%) Document Management
6 8 (10.26%) User Stories
6 8 (10.26%) Content Management
6 8 (10.26%) Information Management
7 7 (8.97%) Process Improvement
7 7 (8.97%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.41%) Server Hardening
8 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.41%) OO
8 5 (6.41%) OOD
9 4 (5.13%) Web Design
9 4 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) C#
2 15 (19.23%) VB
3 9 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCPD
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.51%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Kofax
4 8 (10.26%) EMC
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.13%) ForgeRock
7 3 (3.85%) Splunk
8 2 (2.56%) OpenText
9 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.28%) BT
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco
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