The median contractor rate for an Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 92 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 19.08% 26.29% 21.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.12% 27.54% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 13
Median daily rate £563 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £440 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £475
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 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 164 334 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 94.80% 95.43% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 131 53
Median daily rate £500 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Shropshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Shropshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Shropshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Shropshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Shropshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Telford -7 30 £563 +15.38% 2
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 30 (57.69%) Puppet
2 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (51.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 24 (46.15%) Linux
4 24 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (44.23%) JIRA
5 23 (44.23%) Windows
6 22 (42.31%) Ruby
6 22 (42.31%) Confluence
6 22 (42.31%) Ansible
6 22 (42.31%) Docker
6 22 (42.31%) Terraform
7 21 (40.38%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (40.38%) Public Cloud
7 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
7 21 (40.38%) CentOS
7 21 (40.38%) Python
8 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
10 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.23%) Pega
11 10 (19.23%) TDD
11 10 (19.23%) RUP
11 10 (19.23%) Java
12 9 (17.31%) Scrum
12 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
13 8 (15.38%) DevOps
13 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
13 8 (15.38%) ITIL

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 22 (42.31%) Confluence
2 21 (40.38%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.62%) Documentum
5 3 (5.77%) SAS
6 2 (3.85%) Apache
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.92%) Mule
7 1 (1.92%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.77%) Heroku
5 2 (3.85%) Office 365
6 1 (1.92%) IaaS
6 1 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) DWDM
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) JIRA
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.77%) CA Gen
4 3 (5.77%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) JSON
1 7 (13.46%) Middleware
2 5 (9.62%) Play Framework
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 4 (7.69%) Node.js
3 4 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) Ajax
4 2 (3.85%) CSS3
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.92%) Django
5 1 (1.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.92%) Java SE
5 1 (1.92%) OAuth
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 21 (40.38%) CentOS
4 5 (9.62%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) HPUX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) RUP
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
4 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.38%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.46%) Software Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Ruby
2 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
2 21 (40.38%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.62%) Scala
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCDA
3 1 (1.92%) CCDP
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (57.69%) Puppet
2 22 (42.31%) Ansible
2 22 (42.31%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Pega
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) webMethods
3 4 (7.69%) BEA
3 4 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) Aruba
4 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) WSO2