The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 24 July 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 advertised for the Warwickshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 27 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.97% 2.21% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.85% 2.37% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
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£485 £465 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -16.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £453 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £477 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
274 211 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 91.03% 93.36% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 103 80
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £420 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 34
Average hourly rate £17.40 £21.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Warwickshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa 0 6 £460 +2.22%
Warwick +2 5 £425 -11.45%
Rugby - - - -
Architect
West Midlands

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 15 (28.85%) SAP
2 14 (26.92%) SOAP
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
4 11 (21.15%) Java
4 11 (21.15%) Oracle
5 10 (19.23%) Web Services
5 10 (19.23%) SOA
5 10 (19.23%) Middleware
5 10 (19.23%) Automotive
6 9 (17.31%) IBM
6 9 (17.31%) XML
7 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.38%) Internet
7 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (15.38%) QA
8 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
8 7 (13.46%) Finance
8 7 (13.46%) J2EE
9 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
9 6 (11.54%) XSLT
9 6 (11.54%) JDBC
9 6 (11.54%) JSP
9 6 (11.54%) Servlets
9 6 (11.54%) Struts
9 6 (11.54%) JBoss
9 6 (11.54%) Apache

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (7.69%) FTP
2 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) MPLS
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) Packet Switching
4 2 (3.85%) IPsec
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
5 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.77%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.85%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) FxCop
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 10 (19.23%) Automotive
2 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) SOAP
2 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) Middleware
3 9 (17.31%) XML
4 7 (13.46%) J2EE
5 6 (11.54%) XSLT
5 6 (11.54%) JDBC
5 6 (11.54%) JSP
5 6 (11.54%) Servlets
5 6 (11.54%) Struts
5 6 (11.54%) JMS
5 6 (11.54%) JMX
5 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.54%) Spring
6 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (7.69%) REST
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.77%) .NET
9 2 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) iPad
2 5 (9.62%) Open Source
2 5 (9.62%) DataPower
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.92%) SCADA
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (19.23%) SOA
3 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.54%) B2C
5 6 (11.54%) UML
5 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Content Management
5 6 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) EAI
7 4 (7.69%) Data Management
7 4 (7.69%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Information Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) C#
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.92%) ABAP
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CITP
2 2 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) XenApp
1 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) SAP
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.15%) Oracle
4 9 (17.31%) IBM
5 6 (11.54%) JBoss
5 6 (11.54%) ATG
5 6 (11.54%) Endeca
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco
6 5 (9.62%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (7.69%) Siebel
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix
8 2 (3.85%) Informatica
8 2 (3.85%) Netezza
8 2 (3.85%) IronPort
8 2 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (1.92%) RightScale
9 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.92%) TippingPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire