The median contractor rate for a Architect was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 30 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 82 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 11.35% 18.94% 16.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.80% 19.39% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 12
Median daily rate £493 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £473 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.96 £52.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +12.90%  

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 178 423 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.22% 97.69% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 129 99
Median daily rate £463 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.69 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 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 30 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
Telford 0 20 £493 -1.33%
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Shropshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 16 (40.00%) Linux
1 16 (40.00%) JIRA
1 16 (40.00%) Pega
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (40.00%) Puppet
2 15 (37.50%) Confluence
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Terraform
3 14 (35.00%) Public Cloud
3 14 (35.00%) Ansible
3 14 (35.00%) Docker
3 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (35.00%) Python
3 14 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (35.00%) CentOS
3 14 (35.00%) Ruby
4 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
9 5 (12.50%) J2EE
9 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
9 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.50%) Coaching

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 15 (37.50%) Confluence
2 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.00%) Documentum
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) SAS
7 1 (2.50%) Apache
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (7.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) HBase
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) CA Gen
2 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) EDIFACT
2 3 (7.50%) JSON
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) JAX-RS
3 1 (2.50%) RAML
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) CentOS
4 4 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Coaching
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) RUP
5 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Content Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Ingestion
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (35.00%) Python
1 14 (35.00%) Ruby
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) ABAP
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) Puppet
2 15 (37.50%) Terraform
3 14 (35.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Pega
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 4 (10.00%) Informatica
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) webMethods
4 3 (7.50%) BEA
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba
6 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat