Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.84% 2.78% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.91% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Bath median daily rate £350 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.13% +10.00% -12.14%
10th Percentile £338 £416 £413
90th Percentile £363 £525 £438
Somerset median daily rate £461 £471 £450
% change year-on-year -2.12% +4.72% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Contract vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 205 172 188
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.56% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 94 109
Bath median daily rate £375 £319 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.07% +20.83%
10th Percentile £175 £170 £213
90th Percentile £500 £463 £478
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 8
Bath median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +72.55% -36.25%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £44.50 £46.25 £28.75
Somerset median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -45.45% -15.92% +84.71%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bath

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Bath

Architect Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 Bath region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft