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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.32% 5.66% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 5.77% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£509 - £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -19.54%
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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
157 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.73% 98.11% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 26 16
Average daily rate £375 £318 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.58 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% -5.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) SOA
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) IaaS
3 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
4 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) ISO 9000
6 5 (29.41%) CISSP
6 5 (29.41%) CEH
6 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (29.41%) RMADS
6 5 (29.41%) OWASP
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
9 2 (11.76%) UML
9 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Retail
9 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
9 2 (11.76%) Change Control
10 1 (5.88%) C
10 1 (5.88%) Java

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) RMADS
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) OWASP
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Market Research
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9000
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy
1 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin