The median contractor rate for a Architect was £496 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South West / Dorset
Rank 16 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.37% 6.01% 9.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 6.22% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Median daily rate £496 £500 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £392 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

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 92 225 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.84% 96.57% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 137 123
Median daily rate £353 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.87% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 24
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Dorset over the 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +3 5 £498 -9.54%
Architect
South West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (66.67%) OLAP
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (66.67%) OLTP
1 6 (66.67%) Data Management
1 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Information Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 5 (55.56%) Reference Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Solr
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
2 5 (55.56%) Pentaho
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (55.56%) Lucene
2 5 (55.56%) MagicDraw
2 5 (55.56%) Taxonomies
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Informatica
2 5 (55.56%) ERwin
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (55.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Lake
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) OLAP
1 6 (66.67%) OLTP
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (55.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) ERwin
1 5 (55.56%) MagicDraw
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Lucene
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
1 5 (55.56%) Taxonomies
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (11.11%) Contactless
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Data Management
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Metadata Management
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Reference Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) RDF
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SPARQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Informatica
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco