The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Taunton region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 2 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.21% 13.95% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.14% 13.95% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 6
Median daily rate £481 £545 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.69% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £506 £471
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £735 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £476
% change year-on-year
- +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +2.37%
Architect
Somerset

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
29 129 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 87.88% 100.00% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 103 171
Median daily rate £450 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.19% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.83 £12.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.87% -44.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Taunton region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Process Management
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) ArchiMate
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) BPMN
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DSL
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) Process Management
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) ArchiMate
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP