Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £508 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 17 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 12
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.73% 5.19% 10.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 5.43% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 35
Suffolk median daily rate £508 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £500 £355
90th Percentile £598 £618 £575
East of England median daily rate £540 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.82 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +9.10% -5.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 292 442 446
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.30% 95.67% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 273 292
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £131 £230 £263
90th Percentile £564 £550 £524
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 20
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £18.39 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.73% +44.20% -1.92%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.75 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.75 £18.83
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Ipswich +4 18 £490 -7.11%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £600 -
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Suffolk region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) Middleware
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Genesys
4 4 (18.18%) JMS
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Puppet
4 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Secure Coding
5 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Information Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server

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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Documentum
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
1 3 (13.64%) MorphX
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Secure Coding
4 3 (13.64%) WFM
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (9.09%) Service Design
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) X++
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCIE
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Genesys
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Kofax
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk