The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Architect
Rank 568 532 577
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Architect 19 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.027% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Junior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Junior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Junior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Junior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Junior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Architect
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -85 14 £363 -9.37% 3
London -26 7 £363 -9.37%
Scotland - 4 £470 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 3

Junior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Architect in their job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) UML
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) JPA
4 4 (19.05%) Apache CXF
4 4 (19.05%) Haml
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) JSF
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) JBoss
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) JUnit
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Sass
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) .NET

Junior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) German Language
2 2 (9.52%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) JPA
2 4 (19.05%) Apache CXF
2 4 (19.05%) Haml
2 4 (19.05%) JSF
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (19.05%) Sass
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) RichFaces
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) XSD
4 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) UML
2 5 (23.81%) Use Case
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) VMware