Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 81 95 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.30% 6.09% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 6.42% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 76
Bristol median daily rate £500 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +0.95% -4.76%
10th Percentile £417 £370 £344
90th Percentile £668 £775 £635
South West median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £56.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 1,785 1,480 1,608
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.93% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,180 1,017 1,172
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £220 £226 £240
90th Percentile £525 £558 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 87
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +28.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.34 £12.30
90th Percentile £57.00 £47.50 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Finance
3 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
4 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.52%) SQL
5 15 (18.52%) TOGAF
6 12 (14.81%) Migration
6 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.58%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (13.58%) Windows
7 11 (13.58%) SOA
7 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
8 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
9 9 (11.11%) SaaS
9 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 8 (9.88%) Law
10 8 (9.88%) Business Continuity
10 8 (9.88%) PaaS
10 8 (9.88%) BS25999
10 8 (9.88%) IaaS
11 7 (8.64%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.64%) Firewall
11 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.64%) .NET
11 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
11 7 (8.64%) Java

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 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) Mule
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.11%) SaaS
3 8 (9.88%) IaaS
3 8 (9.88%) PaaS
4 7 (8.64%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.17%) Office 365
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.23%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.23%) GitHub
8 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) Network Security
3 4 (4.94%) Skype
4 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.23%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.70%) Big Data
4 3 (3.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.23%) Cobertura
3 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.23%) Gradle
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Law
3 6 (7.41%) Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.94%) Marketing
6 3 (3.70%) Electronics
7 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.47%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.23%) Games
8 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
8 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 3 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (2.47%) LDAP
3 2 (2.47%) SAML
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) COM
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.23%) Kafka
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.47%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) IVR
5 1 (1.23%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.23%) Online Games
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) TOGAF
3 12 (14.81%) Migration
3 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.58%) SOA
4 11 (13.58%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
6 8 (9.88%) Business Continuity
7 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) BDD
9 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.17%) TDD
10 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.94%) Information Security
10 4 (4.94%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.70%) R
5 2 (2.47%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.70%) CISSP
5 2 (2.47%) CCIE
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CISM
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.47%) OSCP
5 2 (2.47%) SANS
6 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.23%) GSEC
6 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) BS25999
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) GDPR
3 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) COBIT
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.23%) NIST 800
5 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.47%) IAG
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Xen
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Cognos
3 5 (6.17%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) EMC
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 3 (3.70%) Genesys
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) hybris
7 1 (1.23%) Capita
7 1 (1.23%) Tableau
7 1 (1.23%) Xamarin