The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Architecture over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Architecture
UK
Rank 584 617 620
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Architecture 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.012% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £378 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £570 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Computer Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Computer Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK.

Computer Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Computer Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Computer Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK.

Computer Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 2 £378 - 3
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
South East - 1 £570 -
London - 1 £185 - 2

Computer Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Computer Architecture.

1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) NumPy

Computer Architecture
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Graphics Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Matplotlib
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) NumPy
1 1 (33.33%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PhD