Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 July 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 87 118 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.04% 6.44% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 6.68% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 99 55
Bristol median daily rate £500 £575 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +12.20% -2.38%
10th Percentile £420 £381 £363
90th Percentile £743 £663 £670
South West median daily rate £525 £550 £515
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £40.85 £56.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.18% - -
South West median hourly rate £46.69 £56.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.91% +184.38% -41.61%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1646 1766 1697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.42% 96.40% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1246 1234
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 75 73
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +85.71% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.45 £12.24
90th Percentile £46.30 £47.85 £42.30
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +58.14% +13.16%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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 Bristol region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
3 22 (25.29%) Finance
4 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.39%) SOA
7 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (16.09%) TOGAF
8 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 11 (12.64%) Client/Server
10 11 (12.64%) Windows
11 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
11 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
11 10 (11.49%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (10.34%) Marketing
12 9 (10.34%) Data Architecture
12 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (10.34%) Skype for Business
12 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
12 9 (10.34%) Linux
12 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (10.34%) SAP
12 9 (10.34%) Skype
12 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
13 8 (9.20%) IT Strategy

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 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (10.34%) Skype for Business
2 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.60%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SAP SD
1 4 (4.60%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.30%) Office 365
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Skype
2 8 (9.20%) DNS
3 7 (8.05%) Firewall
3 7 (8.05%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.60%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) Network Security
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) WebEx
5 2 (2.30%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) IPsec
6 1 (1.15%) LAN
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) SMS
6 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.45%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) HBase
3 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.30%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.15%) Ant
2 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Gradle
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.15%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.34%) Marketing
4 6 (6.90%) Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.75%) Retail
6 4 (4.60%) Back Office
6 4 (4.60%) Electronics
7 2 (2.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Local Government
8 1 (1.15%) Avionics
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
2 4 (4.60%) Dojo
2 4 (4.60%) DOM
2 4 (4.60%) jQuery
2 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.60%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.30%) RESTful
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.15%) Spring
4 1 (1.15%) WCF
4 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) DataPower
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.15%) SCADA
8 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
3 8 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (18.39%) SOA
4 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.09%) TOGAF
5 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.49%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.34%) Data Architecture
7 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (9.20%) Data Integration
8 8 (9.20%) Data Strategy
8 8 (9.20%) IT Strategy
9 7 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.05%) Project Management
10 6 (6.90%) Migration
11 5 (5.75%) Information Security
11 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) Java
1 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.45%) C
3 2 (2.30%) Ruby
3 2 (2.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) Degree
5 4 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) CISMP
6 2 (2.30%) CISSP
6 2 (2.30%) HNC
7 1 (1.15%) GSEC
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) COBIT
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.90%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.15%) GFS2
5 1 (1.15%) OCFS2
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.34%) SAP
3 7 (8.05%) IBM
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco
4 6 (6.90%) Cognos
5 4 (4.60%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (4.60%) McAfee
5 4 (4.60%) Pega
5 4 (4.60%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.60%) webMethods
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.30%) MapR
7 2 (2.30%) Nuix
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.15%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) hybris
8 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
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