Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £411 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.57% 3.06% 6.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 3.20% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 36
Somerset median daily rate £411 £1,000 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.88% +111.64% +0.80%
10th Percentile £338 £446 £413
90th Percentile £528 £1,000 £525
South West median daily rate £528 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £52.38 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 483 438 694
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 95.63% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 225 397
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £169 £255
90th Percentile £500 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 75 82
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% -33.76% +96.25%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.25 £42.50 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Somerset

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Somerset

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Somerset

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -6 5 £350 -25.13%
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Somerset region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Gradle
4 4 (30.77%) Database Security
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) hybris
5 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) EJB
6 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) ATG

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
1 1 (7.69%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Gradle
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
2 2 (15.38%) jMock
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Cobertura
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) EJB
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) JSF
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Struts
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) RIA
3 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Database Security
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) API Development
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Service Design
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) ATG
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP