The median contractor rate for a Architect was £717 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 28 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.

Architect
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 23 13
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.68% 0.81% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 0.84% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £717 - £625
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 Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 218 119 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 97.32% 95.97% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 53 58
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Northern Ireland

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Northern Ireland

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim -14 4 £717 - 2
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Ansible
2 9 (50.00%) AWS Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) PnL Attribution
5 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (22.22%) Skype
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Equities
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Flash
5 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 4 (22.22%) Office 365
5 4 (22.22%) Derivative
5 4 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 4 (22.22%) KDB
5 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Degree

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) KDB
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Flash
1 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) React
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Derivative
1 4 (22.22%) Equities
1 4 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) PnL Attribution
4 3 (16.67%) Economics
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
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