The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 6 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.91% 2.89% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.58% 2.98% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 1
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£470 £506 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% +8.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +102.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 168 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 93.48% 97.11% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 138 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.60 - £11.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) UML
3 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 20 (51.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
6 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
6 14 (35.90%) SOA
7 13 (33.33%) ISO 9000
7 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 13 (33.33%) Change Control
8 12 (30.77%) .NET
8 12 (30.77%) SAP
8 12 (30.77%) GIS
8 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 12 (30.77%) Retail
9 11 (28.21%) Data Management
9 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.21%) CMS
9 11 (28.21%) Content Management
9 11 (28.21%) ISEB
9 11 (28.21%) CRM
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
9 11 (28.21%) Big Data
9 11 (28.21%) Analytics
9 11 (28.21%) Open Source
10 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
10 10 (25.64%) Apache Solr

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 11 (28.21%) CMS
2 10 (25.64%) Apache Solr
2 10 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Big Data
2 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
2 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 12 (30.77%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
1 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 11 (28.21%) Web Services
3 10 (25.64%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) GIS
1 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (25.64%) Client/Server
2 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) UML
2 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) SOA
4 13 (33.33%) ITIL
4 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 13 (33.33%) Change Control
5 11 (28.21%) Open Source
5 11 (28.21%) Analytics
5 11 (28.21%) CRM
5 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Data Management
5 11 (28.21%) Content Management
6 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
6 10 (25.64%) Workflow
7 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
8 8 (20.51%) Data Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
10 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (12.82%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C#
1 10 (25.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) ISEB
4 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (33.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) Hitachi
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Veeam
3 3 (7.69%) Zerto
4 2 (5.13%) CommVault