The median contractor rate for an Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.08% 0.79% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 0.81% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +14.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 126 247 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.92% 97.63% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 169 109
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 18
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £43.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +8 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Weymouth - 1 - -
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (63.64%) Data Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Data Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Information Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Data Lake
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) OLTP
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) OLAP
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) Lucene
3 5 (45.45%) MagicDraw
3 5 (45.45%) Taxonomies
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) Informatica
3 5 (45.45%) ERwin
3 5 (45.45%) Reference Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) Pentaho
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Solr
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Reference Data
3 5 (45.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (45.45%) Metadata Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF

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 5 (45.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
2 1 (9.09%) TACACS
2 1 (9.09%) Telepresence
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (54.55%) Data Lake
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) OLAP
2 6 (54.55%) OLTP
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (45.45%) Pentaho
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) ERwin
1 5 (45.45%) MagicDraw
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Lucene
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Reference Data
1 5 (45.45%) Taxonomies
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Data Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Information Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Metadata Management
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Reference Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SPARQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata