The median contractor rate for an Architect was £511 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 26 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 10 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.03% 5.29% 8.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 5.66% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 20
Median daily rate £511 £425 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.29% -18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £338 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £638 £594
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 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 323 442 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.88% 93.45% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 246 269
Median daily rate £355 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 33
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 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 3 months to 26 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
Gloucester -4 4 £508 +26.87% 3
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 3
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) SCOrch
5 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) CCSA

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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Data Security
2 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau