The median contractor rate for a Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.98% 6.21% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 6.46% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 28
Median daily rate £563 £500 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £645 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £46.69 £56.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.91 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% +14.07%  

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 782 867 827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 94.90% 96.12% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 607 591
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 29
Median hourly rate £17.58 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.77% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (15.24%) Finance
6 15 (14.29%) Marketing
7 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (13.33%) SOA
7 14 (13.33%) CRM
8 13 (12.38%) Windows
8 13 (12.38%) Scrum
8 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
9 12 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (10.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (10.48%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (10.48%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared
10 11 (10.48%) Client/Server
11 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 10 (9.52%) Firewall
12 9 (8.57%) Skype for Business
12 9 (8.57%) Network Security
12 9 (8.57%) Data Architecture
12 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
12 9 (8.57%) Linux
12 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (8.57%) Skype
12 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
13 8 (7.62%) Analytics
13 8 (7.62%) 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 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.81%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Windchill
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.90%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.81%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Firewall
2 9 (8.57%) Network Security
2 9 (8.57%) Skype
3 8 (7.62%) DNS
4 7 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (4.76%) Internet
5 5 (4.76%) SSL
5 5 (4.76%) Wireless
6 2 (1.90%) DHCP
6 2 (1.90%) LAN
6 2 (1.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.95%) DMZ
7 1 (0.95%) IPsec
7 1 (0.95%) LDAP
7 1 (0.95%) MVNO
7 1 (0.95%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.95%) VoIP
7 1 (0.95%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Big Data
1 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.86%) HBase
2 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.86%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.95%) Power BI
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.90%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Marketing
3 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Retail
5 5 (4.76%) Banking
6 4 (3.81%) Back Office
7 3 (2.86%) Legal
7 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.90%) Electronics
8 2 (1.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.95%) Avionics
9 1 (0.95%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) .NET
1 6 (5.71%) Middleware
2 5 (4.76%) XML
3 4 (3.81%) Dojo
3 4 (3.81%) DOM
3 4 (3.81%) jQuery
3 4 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.90%) CSS
4 2 (1.90%) hapi
4 2 (1.90%) HTML
4 2 (1.90%) Node.js
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.90%) RESTful
4 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.95%) EJB
5 1 (0.95%) J2EE
5 1 (0.95%) JSP
5 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.48%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.81%) PKI
5 4 (3.81%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.95%) DataPower
8 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) SCADA
8 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) CRM
2 14 (13.33%) SOA
3 13 (12.38%) Scrum
4 11 (10.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (10.48%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (10.48%) TOGAF
5 9 (8.57%) Data Architecture
6 8 (7.62%) Analytics
6 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.62%) Data Integration
7 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.67%) Information Management
8 6 (5.71%) Data Management
8 6 (5.71%) ETL
8 6 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.71%) Project Management
8 6 (5.71%) Security Architecture
8 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) Java
1 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.81%) Ruby
3 2 (1.90%) C#
3 2 (1.90%) PHP
4 1 (0.95%) ABAP
4 1 (0.95%) C
4 1 (0.95%) Perl
4 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.95%) SQL
4 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.95%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.67%) Degree
5 4 (3.81%) CISMP
5 4 (3.81%) CISSP
5 4 (3.81%) ISEB
6 3 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) HNC
6 3 (2.86%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.95%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) COBIT
4 1 (0.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.71%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.95%) GFS2
5 1 (0.95%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.67%) IBM
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco
4 5 (4.76%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (3.81%) Intel Security
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) Pega
5 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.81%) webMethods
6 3 (2.86%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.86%) MapR
6 3 (2.86%) Nuix
6 3 (2.86%) Splunk
7 2 (1.90%) PTC
7 2 (1.90%) Siemens
8 1 (0.95%) Avaya
8 1 (0.95%) BEA
8 1 (0.95%) Juniper
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