The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 19 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 68 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.33% 7.77% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 8.16% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 39
Median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
860 944 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.67% 95.26% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 487 570
Median daily rate £395 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Milton Keynes +12 56 £550 +8.91% 3
Iver - 4 £450 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £625 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 57 (32.95%) Security Cleared
2 55 (31.79%) SC Cleared
3 46 (26.59%) Microsoft
4 37 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (19.08%) Finance
6 26 (15.03%) WAN
7 25 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (14.45%) Data Modelling
7 25 (14.45%) ITIL
8 23 (13.29%) Oracle
9 21 (12.14%) Office 365
10 20 (11.56%) Big Data
10 20 (11.56%) Cisco
11 18 (10.40%) Migration
11 18 (10.40%) Retail
11 18 (10.40%) DV Cleared
12 17 (9.83%) ETL
12 17 (9.83%) Java
12 17 (9.83%) Windows
13 16 (9.25%) ASP.NET
13 16 (9.25%) .NET
13 16 (9.25%) CRM
13 16 (9.25%) Hadoop
13 16 (9.25%) Data Centre
14 15 (8.67%) Service Design
14 15 (8.67%) LAN
14 15 (8.67%) SLA
14 15 (8.67%) Service Management
14 15 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (8.09%) Firewall

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (4.05%) Apache
1 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
1 7 (4.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.47%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.73%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.89%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.14%) Office 365
2 7 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.03%) WAN
2 15 (8.67%) LAN
3 14 (8.09%) Firewall
4 13 (7.51%) SAN
5 9 (5.20%) DHCP
5 9 (5.20%) VLAN
6 6 (3.47%) DMZ
6 6 (3.47%) NAS
6 6 (3.47%) VoIP
6 6 (3.47%) WLAN
7 5 (2.89%) ADSL
7 5 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.89%) MPLS
8 4 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.73%) Skype
10 2 (1.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.58%) BGP
11 1 (0.58%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.58%) IPsec
11 1 (0.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (11.56%) Big Data
3 16 (9.25%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.62%) HBase
5 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.05%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.47%) Essbase
7 6 (3.47%) MySQL
8 5 (2.89%) Power BI
9 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.31%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.31%) MS Access
10 3 (1.73%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.73%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.73%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.73%) NewSQL
10 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) ERwin
2 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.58%) Babel
3 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.58%) Gradle
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Maven
3 1 (0.58%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 33 (19.08%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Retail
3 8 (4.62%) Banking
4 3 (1.73%) Back Office
4 3 (1.73%) Publishing
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.16%) French Language
5 2 (1.16%) German Language
5 2 (1.16%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.25%) .NET
1 16 (9.25%) ASP.NET
2 12 (6.94%) Kafka
3 11 (6.36%) Middleware
4 8 (4.62%) SOAP
5 7 (4.05%) J2EE
6 5 (2.89%) CSS
6 5 (2.89%) EDI
6 5 (2.89%) HTML
6 5 (2.89%) Web Services
7 4 (2.31%) XML
8 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.73%) HTML5
8 3 (1.73%) Node.js
8 3 (1.73%) Spring
9 2 (1.16%) CSS3
9 2 (1.16%) D3.js
9 2 (1.16%) Drools
9 2 (1.16%) JPA
9 2 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.47%) Clustering
3 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.73%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) DataPower
6 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.83%) Windows
2 14 (8.09%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.78%) Linux
4 9 (5.20%) Unix
5 4 (2.31%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.73%) Android
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.45%) Data Modelling
2 25 (14.45%) ITIL
3 18 (10.40%) Migration
4 17 (9.83%) ETL
5 16 (9.25%) CRM
6 15 (8.67%) Service Design
6 15 (8.67%) Service Management
7 14 (8.09%) Data Architecture
7 14 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.51%) TOGAF
9 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (6.94%) Project Management
10 11 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.36%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.20%) Analytics
12 8 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (4.62%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.83%) Java
2 8 (4.62%) SQL
3 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.89%) Python
5 4 (2.31%) C#
5 4 (2.31%) VBA
6 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.58%) ES6
7 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Scala
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (32.95%) Security Cleared
2 55 (31.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.40%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.94%) CCIE
6 8 (4.62%) Degree
6 8 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.05%) CISSP
7 7 (4.05%) CLAS
7 7 (4.05%) GIAC
7 7 (4.05%) SANS
8 6 (3.47%) CCNP
9 5 (2.89%) MBA
9 5 (2.89%) PhD
10 3 (1.73%) MCSA
10 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.16%) CCNA
12 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) SLA
2 6 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) HDFS
5 1 (0.58%) vCloud
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.58%) MOM
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.29%) Oracle
3 20 (11.56%) Cisco
4 12 (6.94%) Sitecore
5 11 (6.36%) IBM
6 10 (5.78%) Netezza
7 8 (4.62%) SAP
8 6 (3.47%) Hyperion
8 6 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.47%) VMware
9 5 (2.89%) Altiris
10 4 (2.31%) HP
10 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.73%) NetApp
11 3 (1.73%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.16%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.16%) F5
12 2 (1.16%) Juniper
12 2 (1.16%) TIBCO