Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 26 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.95% 4.65% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 5.01% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 24
Gloucestershire median daily rate £488 £504 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +15.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £424 £401 £245
90th Percentile £573 £618 £603
South West median daily rate £528 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £54.50 - -
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 615 859 956
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 92.86% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 479 565
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.52% +6.00%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £204
90th Percentile £514 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 61
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -31.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.51 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.75 £45.48 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Gloucestershire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Gloucester -3 10 £500 -3.15% 7
Filton - 3 - -
Cirencester +2 2 £588 +17.50%
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
4 6 (23.08%) CISSP
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) CEH
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Validation
5 5 (19.23%) CISM
5 5 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Smart Meter

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) FileNet
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 5 (19.23%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) Information Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C++
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) CISSP
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) CEH
2 5 (19.23%) CISM
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.85%) CCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) CA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Unisys