The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 9 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 245 193 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.20% 7.59% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.09% 8.25% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 99 78
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £387 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +16.01%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2210 2340 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.04% 91.98% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1226 1066
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 106 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Berkshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading 0 51 £520 +4.00% 14
Bracknell -5 34 £538 +6.17% 1
Newbury +8 29 £463 -15.90%
Wokingham +3 17 £350 -39.13% 2
Maidenhead +4 14 £523 +31.44%
Slough +8 5 £450 - 4
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 80 (15.94%) Migration
2 73 (14.54%) Microsoft
3 72 (14.34%) Telecoms
4 67 (13.35%) Oracle
5 58 (11.55%) Security Cleared
6 57 (11.35%) TOGAF
7 48 (9.56%) Java
8 47 (9.36%) SC Cleared
9 44 (8.76%) Retail
10 43 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (7.97%) SOA
12 38 (7.57%) Finance
12 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (7.37%) Workflow
14 36 (7.17%) Data Modelling
15 35 (6.97%) SharePoint
15 35 (6.97%) Cisco
15 35 (6.97%) Data Centre
16 34 (6.77%) Windows
17 33 (6.57%) Linux
18 31 (6.18%) Network Security
19 30 (5.98%) SQL
20 28 (5.58%) .NET
20 28 (5.58%) IBM
20 28 (5.58%) Firewall
21 27 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
21 27 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
21 27 (5.38%) Degree
21 27 (5.38%) Presales
22 26 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 35 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.19%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.19%) CMS
4 9 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.79%) MQSeries
4 9 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.80%) Documentum
7 4 (0.80%) SAS
7 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.60%) JBoss
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.40%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.40%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) MQSI
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Office
2 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.40%) InDesign
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
3 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.59%) Remedy AR System
4 7 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (1.00%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.60%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.98%) Office 365
3 16 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.99%) SaaS
5 6 (1.20%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.60%) Force.com
8 2 (0.40%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.18%) Network Security
2 28 (5.58%) Firewall
3 19 (3.78%) Internet
4 18 (3.59%) 3G
5 17 (3.39%) VoIP
5 17 (3.39%) VPN
6 13 (2.59%) LAN
6 13 (2.59%) WAN
7 11 (2.19%) MPLS
8 9 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (1.79%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.59%) IPsec
10 7 (1.39%) 4G
11 6 (1.20%) BGP
11 6 (1.20%) LTE
11 6 (1.20%) OSPF
11 6 (1.20%) SAN
11 6 (1.20%) Wireless
12 5 (1.00%) DNS
12 5 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.39%) Big Data
4 7 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.00%) DataStage
5 5 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.40%) Power BI
8 2 (0.40%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.99%) Selenium
2 8 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.20%) JUnit
4 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.00%) TestNG
5 4 (0.80%) Subversion
6 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.40%) AppScan
7 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.40%) MSTest
7 2 (0.40%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (14.34%) Telecoms
2 44 (8.76%) Retail
3 38 (7.57%) Finance
4 14 (2.79%) Billing
5 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.00%) Marketing
6 4 (0.80%) Electronics
7 3 (0.60%) Automotive
7 3 (0.60%) Banking
7 3 (0.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.40%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.58%) .NET
2 21 (4.18%) Middleware
3 20 (3.98%) Web Services
4 17 (3.39%) HTML
5 15 (2.99%) SOAP
6 13 (2.59%) J2EE
7 11 (2.19%) CSS
7 11 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (2.19%) WebCenter
8 10 (1.99%) XML
9 9 (1.79%) HTML5
10 8 (1.59%) Java EE
10 8 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (1.39%) Ajax
11 7 (1.39%) jQuery
12 6 (1.20%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.20%) REST
13 5 (1.00%) CSS3
14 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.97%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.19%) CMDB
3 11 (2.19%) FMCG
3 11 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.99%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.59%) Data Conversion
6 7 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 7 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 7 (1.39%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.20%) PKI
7 6 (1.20%) Replication
8 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.00%) User Experience
8 5 (1.00%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.60%) CESG
10 3 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.77%) Windows
2 33 (6.57%) Linux
3 16 (3.19%) Unix
4 8 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.20%) Solaris
5 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.94%) Migration
2 57 (11.35%) TOGAF
3 43 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (7.97%) SOA
5 37 (7.37%) Workflow
6 36 (7.17%) Data Modelling
7 27 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 27 (5.38%) Presales
7 27 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (5.18%) Project Management
8 26 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (4.98%) High Availability
10 24 (4.78%) CRM
10 24 (4.78%) Data Architecture
11 23 (4.58%) ERP
12 21 (4.18%) ITIL
13 20 (3.98%) ETL
14 19 (3.78%) DevOps
14 19 (3.78%) SDLC
14 19 (3.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.56%) Java
2 30 (5.98%) SQL
3 15 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.19%) C#
5 10 (1.99%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.20%) C
7 5 (1.00%) C++
7 5 (1.00%) PHP
7 5 (1.00%) Python
7 5 (1.00%) VBScript
8 3 (0.60%) Perl
9 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
10 1 (0.20%) XPath
10 1 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 58 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.36%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.38%) Degree
4 13 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.79%) CCIE
5 9 (1.79%) CCNP
5 9 (1.79%) CISSP
6 6 (1.20%) CCNA
6 6 (1.20%) CISM
6 6 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.00%) CLAS
8 4 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.60%) CEH
9 3 (0.60%) CISA
9 3 (0.60%) CRISC
9 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CCDP
10 2 (0.40%) GIAC
10 2 (0.40%) ISEB
10 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
1 2 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.20%) EFQM
2 1 (0.20%) GxP
2 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.20%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.79%) Puppet
2 8 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.39%) SCCM
4 6 (1.20%) Ansible
5 4 (0.80%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.60%) Nessus
6 3 (0.60%) Netcool
7 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.40%) MOM
7 2 (0.40%) Nagios
7 2 (0.40%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 73 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.35%) Oracle
3 35 (6.97%) Cisco
4 28 (5.58%) IBM
5 21 (4.18%) SAP
6 17 (3.39%) VMware
7 16 (3.19%) Juniper
8 14 (2.79%) BMC
8 14 (2.79%) Remedy
8 14 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.39%) HP
10 11 (2.19%) Endeca
11 10 (1.99%) Ab Initio
11 10 (1.99%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.79%) Capita
12 9 (1.79%) Citrix
12 9 (1.79%) FatWire
12 9 (1.79%) Informatica
13 8 (1.59%) Blue Coat
13 8 (1.59%) TIBCO
Wokingham
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Frimley Health Foundation Trust
Rate: From £48,290 to £59,305 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago