The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 58 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.74% 9.12% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.92% 9.56% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 17
Average daily rate £500 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
732 565 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.73% 95.44% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 216
Average daily rate £413 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley +2 19 £500 +20.48% 3
Worthing -26 18 £550 -
Gatwick +5 5 £500 -16.66%
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 31 (31.31%) Java
2 21 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
4 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (17.17%) Spring
5 17 (17.17%) Middleware
6 16 (16.16%) Oracle
7 14 (14.14%) CRM
7 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
8 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.13%) SDLC
9 12 (12.12%) ERP
9 12 (12.12%) SAP
9 12 (12.12%) Web Services
10 11 (11.11%) SAP PI
10 11 (11.11%) SAP HANA
10 11 (11.11%) Master Data Management
10 11 (11.11%) NetWeaver
10 11 (11.11%) Data Management
10 11 (11.11%) SAP CRM
10 11 (11.11%) SAP EP
10 11 (11.11%) SAP MDM
10 11 (11.11%) SAP Basis
10 11 (11.11%) API Integration
11 10 (10.10%) Private Cloud
11 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (10.10%) Finance
11 10 (10.10%) Office 365
11 10 (10.10%) Software Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 11 (11.11%) SAP EP
3 8 (8.08%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.04%) AquaLogic
4 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.02%) FileNet
5 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 11 (11.11%) SAP MDM
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.01%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Intranet
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SAP HANA
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) OLAP
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.01%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.01%) QlikView
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Ant
1 5 (5.05%) Maven
2 4 (4.04%) JIRA
2 4 (4.04%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (2.02%) CA Gen
3 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) Middleware
1 17 (17.17%) Spring
2 12 (12.12%) Web Services
3 11 (11.11%) SAP Basis
3 11 (11.11%) SAP PI
4 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (6.06%) Java EE
5 6 (6.06%) REST
6 5 (5.05%) JSF
6 5 (5.05%) XML
7 4 (4.04%) Dojo
7 4 (4.04%) J2EE
7 4 (4.04%) JMS
7 4 (4.04%) jQuery
7 4 (4.04%) JSON
7 4 (4.04%) Play Framework
8 3 (3.03%) CSS3
8 3 (3.03%) Django
8 3 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (10.10%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.02%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Unix
2 4 (4.04%) AIX
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Solaris
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
2 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
3 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (14.14%) CRM
5 13 (13.13%) SDLC
6 12 (12.12%) ERP
7 11 (11.11%) API Integration
7 11 (11.11%) Data Management
7 11 (11.11%) Master Data Management
8 10 (10.10%) Software Architecture
9 9 (9.09%) Open Source
10 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.08%) Coaching
10 8 (8.08%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.08%) SOA
11 7 (7.07%) Business Transformation
11 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) Java
2 9 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.04%) Scala
6 3 (3.03%) Ruby
7 2 (2.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) VBScript
8 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) CISA
3 2 (2.02%) CISM
3 2 (2.02%) CISSP
3 2 (2.02%) IISP
3 2 (2.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) CCNP
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.02%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) ISO27005
2 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.01%) XenApp
2 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.12%) SAP
4 5 (5.05%) Embarcadero
4 5 (5.05%) IBM
4 5 (5.05%) Tableau
4 5 (5.05%) Teradata
5 4 (4.04%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.03%) Cisco
6 3 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.02%) BEA
7 2 (2.02%) Informatica
7 2 (2.02%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.02%) Pega
7 2 (2.02%) Qualys
7 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 2 (2.02%) webMethods