The median contractor rate for a Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 8 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.12% 4.12% 21.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.17% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 27
Median daily rate £538 £463 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.21% -9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £348 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £543 £550
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 166 192 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 97.65% 98.97% 98.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 122
Median daily rate £400 £401 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +0.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £35.00
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 Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Suffolk

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Suffolk

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Suffolk

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Suffolk

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Suffolk 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
Ipswich 0 7 £538 +22.85%
Architect
East of England

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

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 Suffolk region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Java EE
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
4 5 (22.73%) IPv4
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 4 (18.18%) Puppet
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.64%) SIEM
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) IIS
7 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) Middleware
7 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) IPv4
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) JBehave
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Redmine
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Java EE
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) OSGi
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps
1 4 (18.18%) Release Management
2 3 (13.64%) High Availability
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Microservices
3 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Groovy
2 2 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Imperva
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Qualys
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk