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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 11 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 97 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.63% 6.07% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.65% 6.34% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 27
Median daily rate £510 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £610 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -11.51%
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 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
767 1183 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.97% 95.79% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 551 629
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 107
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
Milton Keynes +10 70 £525 +5.00% 2
High Wycombe +8 3 - - 2
Amersham - 1 £475 -
Marlow - 1 £500 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 43 (23.89%) Finance
2 40 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (21.11%) Security Cleared
4 37 (20.56%) ITIL
5 36 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 35 (19.44%) Oracle
7 32 (17.78%) Data Modelling
8 28 (15.56%) Migration
9 27 (15.00%) Retail
9 27 (15.00%) Service Design
10 26 (14.44%) ETL
10 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
11 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (12.22%) IBM
12 22 (12.22%) SLA
12 22 (12.22%) Java
13 21 (11.67%) Service Management
14 19 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (10.56%) DV Cleared
15 18 (10.00%) SQL
15 18 (10.00%) Big Data
16 17 (9.44%) Data Centre
16 17 (9.44%) .NET
16 17 (9.44%) SOAP
16 17 (9.44%) Data Architecture
16 17 (9.44%) Hadoop
16 17 (9.44%) Banking
17 16 (8.89%) TOGAF
17 16 (8.89%) Project Management
17 16 (8.89%) ITIL Certification

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 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.89%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.33%) Apache
3 6 (3.33%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.11%) JBoss
5 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Office
2 3 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (2.22%) Primavera
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) PaaS
3 2 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.67%) Firewall
2 9 (5.00%) SAN
3 7 (3.89%) LAN
3 7 (3.89%) VoIP
3 7 (3.89%) WAN
4 6 (3.33%) DMZ
4 6 (3.33%) MPLS
4 6 (3.33%) NAS
4 6 (3.33%) WLAN
5 5 (2.78%) ADSL
6 4 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.67%) Skype
8 2 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.11%) SNA
8 2 (1.11%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.56%) IPsec
9 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.00%) Big Data
3 17 (9.44%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.44%) HBase
6 8 (4.44%) Power BI
6 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.89%) Data Lake
8 6 (3.33%) Essbase
9 4 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.22%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.22%) Data Mart
9 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.67%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.67%) NewSQL
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) ERwin
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (23.89%) Finance
2 27 (15.00%) Retail
3 17 (9.44%) Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Back Office
4 3 (1.67%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
4 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.44%) .NET
1 17 (9.44%) SOAP
2 16 (8.89%) Middleware
3 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.56%) Kafka
5 9 (5.00%) J2EE
5 9 (5.00%) Web Services
6 5 (2.78%) EDI
6 5 (2.78%) REST
6 5 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.11%) CSS
8 2 (1.11%) cXML
8 2 (1.11%) ebXML
8 2 (1.11%) HTML
9 1 (0.56%) Ajax
9 1 (0.56%) JMS
9 1 (0.56%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.78%) Clustering
6 5 (2.78%) DataPower
7 4 (2.22%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.11%) IVR
8 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.56%) Windows
2 9 (5.00%) Linux
2 9 (5.00%) Unix
3 3 (1.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.56%) ITIL
2 32 (17.78%) Data Modelling
3 28 (15.56%) Migration
4 27 (15.00%) Service Design
5 26 (14.44%) ETL
6 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.67%) Service Management
8 19 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (9.44%) Data Architecture
10 16 (8.89%) Project Management
10 16 (8.89%) TOGAF
11 14 (7.78%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.22%) Dimensional Modelling
13 12 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.56%) ERP
15 9 (5.00%) CRM
15 9 (5.00%) Presales
15 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.22%) Java
2 18 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (1.67%) C#
3 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
4 2 (1.11%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
5 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.56%) DV Cleared
4 16 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.89%) CISSP
5 7 (3.89%) CLAS
5 7 (3.89%) Degree
5 7 (3.89%) GIAC
5 7 (3.89%) SANS
6 5 (2.78%) MBA
6 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.78%) PhD
7 3 (1.67%) CCNP
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.67%) MCSE
8 2 (1.11%) CCIE
8 2 (1.11%) MCSA
8 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) SLA
2 8 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.22%) XenApp
3 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.11%) vCloud
4 2 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.56%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) HDFS
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (19.44%) Oracle
2 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.22%) IBM
4 13 (7.22%) SAP
5 12 (6.67%) Sitecore
6 10 (5.56%) Netezza
7 7 (3.89%) Cisco
7 7 (3.89%) Citrix
8 6 (3.33%) Hyperion
8 6 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.78%) Altiris
9 5 (2.78%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.78%) VMware
10 4 (2.22%) Dell
10 4 (2.22%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.67%) Informatica
12 2 (1.11%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.11%) Avaya
12 2 (1.11%) HP
12 2 (1.11%) Red Hat