Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 10 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.29% 0.68% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 0.70% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Dorset median daily rate £463 £300 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -42.86% -4.55%
10th Percentile £404 £265 £450
90th Percentile £683 £385 £650
South West median daily rate £528 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £52.38 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 297 426 401
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.70% 96.60% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 290 204
Dorset median daily rate £418 £363 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -0.82% +9.10%
10th Percentile £175 £195 £163
90th Percentile £500 £513 £534
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 65
Dorset median hourly rate £38.96 £15.26 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.32% -63.00% +146.65%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.75 £11.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.50 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Dorset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +13 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Poole - 3 - -
Weymouth - 2 £750 -
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Dorset region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (30.00%) ArchiMate
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Lawson
5 2 (20.00%) Infor

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Lawson
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SOA
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) ArchiMate
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Project Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Infor
2 2 (20.00%) Workday
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft