Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 41 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 99 79 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.76% 4.17% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 4.38% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 79
Bristol median daily rate £500 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +11.65%
10th Percentile £425 £423 £388
90th Percentile £625 £688 £650
South West median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £46.50 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,986 1,805 1,627
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.25% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 1,226 1,148
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £231
90th Percentile £534 £528 £550
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 80
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +2.04% +53.13%
10th Percentile £14.13 £12.13 £11.98
90th Percentile £60.30 £50.25 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.66% +21.82% +9.45%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 37 (37.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (21.21%) TOGAF
6 19 (19.19%) CRM
7 15 (15.15%) ERP
7 15 (15.15%) Migration
7 15 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
8 14 (14.14%) .NET
9 12 (12.12%) UML
10 11 (11.11%) Finance
10 11 (11.11%) Office 365
11 9 (9.09%) DevOps
11 9 (9.09%) Software Architecture
11 9 (9.09%) ITIL
11 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.08%) Asset Management
12 8 (8.08%) SCCM
12 8 (8.08%) Oracle
12 8 (8.08%) Windows
12 8 (8.08%) PaaS
12 8 (8.08%) IaaS
12 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
13 7 (7.07%) Case Management

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (4.04%) Apache
1 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (4.04%) Jetty
1 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.02%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) CATIA
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Teamcenter
1 2 (2.02%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.01%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (11.11%) Office 365
4 8 (8.08%) IaaS
4 8 (8.08%) PaaS
5 4 (4.04%) SaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.01%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.01%) G Suite
7 1 (1.01%) Slack
7 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) MPLS
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) OpenFlow
2 1 (1.01%) SSL
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) EDRMS
3 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Power BI
6 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) REST
2 7 (7.07%) SOAP
3 6 (6.06%) J2EE
3 6 (6.06%) Web Services
4 4 (4.04%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Camel
4 4 (4.04%) AppFabric
4 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 4 (4.04%) OSGi
4 4 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.04%) SAP PI
5 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.02%) Material Design
6 2 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.01%) RESTful
7 1 (1.01%) Spring
7 1 (1.01%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.03%) IVR
3 3 (3.03%) Social Media
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.01%) DataPower
5 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
1 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) MVS
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 19 (19.19%) CRM
4 15 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (15.15%) ERP
4 15 (15.15%) Migration
4 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (12.12%) UML
6 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.09%) DevOps
6 9 (9.09%) ITIL
6 9 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 8 (8.08%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.07%) Case Management
8 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (6.06%) Scrum
10 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) Java
2 3 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (2.02%) SQL
3 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.01%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) SOQL
4 1 (1.01%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 5 (5.05%) MBA
4 3 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) CCIE
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) BS25999
2 1 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.02%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Xen
5 1 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) SCCM
2 3 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.02%) Ansible
3 2 (2.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) SAP
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) McAfee
5 4 (4.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.03%) Avaya
6 3 (3.03%) Genesys
6 3 (3.03%) Google
7 2 (2.02%) GENBAND
7 2 (2.02%) Juniper
7 2 (2.02%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (2.02%) Temenos
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) IBM
8 1 (1.01%) Informatica
8 1 (1.01%) PTC
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com