The median contractor rate for an Architect was £317 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 25 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.55% 8.42% 18.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 8.79% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 24
Median daily rate £317 £575 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.95% +11.38%  
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 Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83 182 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 94.32% 95.79% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 105 109
Median daily rate £400 £463 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £133 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.00
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 Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Ipswich

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Ipswich

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Ipswich region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (27.27%) X++
3 3 (27.27%) MorphX
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MorphX
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) X++
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Imperva
3 1 (9.09%) Kofax
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Qualys
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk