The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 30 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.16% 7.73% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 8.35% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 11
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£536 £519 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £440 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £61.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +74.28%
Architect
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 395 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.89% 92.51% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 297 265
Average daily rate £403 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Retail
3 19 (33.33%) Banking
4 16 (28.07%) Retail Banking
5 13 (22.81%) SOA
6 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
6 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
7 8 (14.04%) UML
7 8 (14.04%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (12.28%) Reference Data
8 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
8 7 (12.28%) Information Management
9 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) SQL
9 6 (10.53%) IBM
10 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.77%) RDF
10 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (8.77%) MOF
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle
10 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
10 5 (8.77%) COREP
10 5 (8.77%) FINREP
11 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.02%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.02%) Degree
11 4 (7.02%) Online Banking

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Lync
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.75%) SSH
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.75%) HSRP
4 1 (1.75%) GLBP
4 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.75%) MPLS
4 1 (1.75%) OSPF
4 1 (1.75%) BGP
4 1 (1.75%) VRRP
4 1 (1.75%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.75%) SCCP
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) ERwin
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Retail
3 19 (33.33%) Banking
4 16 (28.07%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) XSD
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) WSDL
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) XSLT
4 1 (1.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Reference Data
2 4 (7.02%) Online Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) CESG
4 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) SOA
2 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
2 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
3 8 (14.04%) UML
3 8 (14.04%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (12.28%) Information Architecture
4 7 (12.28%) Information Management
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.77%) RDF
6 5 (8.77%) MOF
6 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) EAI
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.26%) Network Design
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
1 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCIE
4 1 (1.75%) CCDP
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) COREP
1 5 (8.77%) FINREP
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Varnish
2 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Control-M
1 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) IBM
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Unisys
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) ICL
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Teradata
4 3 (5.26%) Juniper
5 2 (3.51%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Brocade
6 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Veritas
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
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