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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 13 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.40% 5.71% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.90% 6.38% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 14
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£538 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £559 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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
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
291 376 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.57% 89.52% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 287 220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.83 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.22% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 27 (36.99%) Banking
3 24 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (31.51%) Retail
5 18 (24.66%) SOA
6 17 (23.29%) Retail Banking
7 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
8 10 (13.70%) Cisco
9 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.33%) UML
10 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
10 8 (10.96%) IBM
11 7 (9.59%) Information Architecture
11 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.59%) SAP
11 7 (9.59%) Firewall
11 7 (9.59%) Information Management
11 7 (9.59%) Reference Data
12 6 (8.22%) Data Architecture
12 6 (8.22%) PCI DSS
12 6 (8.22%) SQL
12 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.22%) Unisys
12 6 (8.22%) Internet
12 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.85%) Juniper
13 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.85%) VMware
14 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
14 4 (5.48%) Online Banking

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) IaaS
2 2 (2.74%) PaaS
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Firewall
2 6 (8.22%) Internet
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.11%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) HSRP
6 1 (1.37%) GLBP
6 1 (1.37%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) DHCP
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.37%) RIP
6 1 (1.37%) SNMP
6 1 (1.37%) BGP
6 1 (1.37%) VRRP
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) ERwin
General
1 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 27 (36.99%) Banking
3 23 (31.51%) Retail
4 17 (23.29%) Retail Banking
5 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
1 4 (5.48%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) XSD
2 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) Ajax
3 2 (2.74%) WSDL
3 2 (2.74%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.37%) JMS
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) XSLT
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Reference Data
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Online Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
1 1 (1.37%) AIX
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (24.66%) SOA
3 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
4 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
4 9 (12.33%) UML
5 7 (9.59%) Information Architecture
5 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (9.59%) Information Management
6 6 (8.22%) Data Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.48%) Data Security
7 4 (5.48%) Data Management
7 4 (5.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.11%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.11%) RDF
8 3 (4.11%) MOF
8 3 (4.11%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (2.74%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
2 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.37%) CCIE
2 1 (1.37%) CCNP
2 1 (1.37%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) COREP
2 3 (4.11%) FINREP
3 2 (2.74%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco
2 8 (10.96%) IBM
3 7 (9.59%) SAP
4 6 (8.22%) Unisys
5 5 (6.85%) Juniper
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) ICL
6 4 (5.48%) F5
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (4.11%) Citrix
7 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.74%) Teradata
8 2 (2.74%) McAfee
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.37%) Brocade
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