Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 21 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 6.88% 4.95% 14.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 5.23% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 34
Ipswich median daily rate £490 £528 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.11% +5.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £383 £500 £374
90th Percentile £545 £603 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £508 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -7.73% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 215 287 258
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.04% 94.72% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 171 171
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £263
90th Percentile £574 £575 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -5.49% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +18.37% -7.55%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.99 £9.35
90th Percentile £37.20 £30.83 £14.48
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
% change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Ipswich over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Ipswich region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Genesys
3 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) Puppet
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (17.65%) Secure Coding
4 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Information Management
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (17.65%) WFM

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 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MorphX
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JMS
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Information Management
3 3 (17.65%) Secure Coding
3 3 (17.65%) WFM
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Genesys
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk