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 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 16 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 80 94 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.65% 7.62% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 7.88% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 45
Median daily rate £488 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £610 £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 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
877 1193 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.81% 96.76% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 635 689
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.00 £20.50
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 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 July 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 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
Milton Keynes +6 52 £440 -2.22% 2
High Wycombe +1 5 £500 +4.16%
Marlow - 3 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 42 (25.00%) Finance
2 32 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
4 27 (16.07%) SC Cleared
5 25 (14.88%) Java
6 24 (14.29%) SOAP
7 23 (13.69%) ITIL
7 23 (13.69%) Oracle
7 23 (13.69%) SOA
8 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.10%) Retail
9 21 (12.50%) .NET
10 19 (11.31%) Middleware
10 19 (11.31%) Service Design
11 18 (10.71%) IBM
12 17 (10.12%) TIBCO
13 16 (9.52%) Degree
13 16 (9.52%) Service Management
13 16 (9.52%) SQL
13 16 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 16 (9.52%) REST
14 15 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (8.93%) MQSeries
14 15 (8.93%) Service Delivery
15 14 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
15 14 (8.33%) Axway
15 14 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
16 13 (7.74%) Migration
16 13 (7.74%) SLA
17 12 (7.14%) Cisco

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 16 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.93%) MQSeries
3 11 (6.55%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.95%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.60%) CICS
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Mule
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (3.57%) Primavera
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) SaaS
2 5 (2.98%) Office 365
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Firewall
2 6 (3.57%) Network Security
2 6 (3.57%) SAN
3 5 (2.98%) MPLS
3 5 (2.98%) VPN
3 5 (2.98%) WEP
4 4 (2.38%) LAN
4 4 (2.38%) SDH
4 4 (2.38%) WAN
5 3 (1.79%) ATM
5 3 (1.79%) DWDM
5 3 (1.79%) Frame Relay
5 3 (1.79%) VoIP
5 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.79%) WLAN
5 3 (1.79%) xDSL
6 2 (1.19%) BGP
6 2 (1.19%) DHCP
6 2 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.19%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.38%) DB2
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.60%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.60%) Essbase
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) ERwin
General
1 42 (25.00%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Retail
3 12 (7.14%) Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Automotive
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.29%) SOAP
2 21 (12.50%) .NET
3 19 (11.31%) Middleware
4 16 (9.52%) REST
5 14 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (7.14%) Web Services
7 9 (5.36%) J2EE
8 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (4.17%) Spring
9 4 (2.38%) Servlets
10 3 (1.79%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.79%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.79%) RESTful
11 2 (1.19%) MSMQ
11 2 (1.19%) WCF
12 1 (0.60%) CSS
12 1 (0.60%) HTML
12 1 (0.60%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.17%) User Experience
3 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.98%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.98%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.98%) DataPower
5 4 (2.38%) Cryptocurrency
5 4 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) AIX
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.05%) TOGAF
2 23 (13.69%) ITIL
2 23 (13.69%) SOA
3 19 (11.31%) Service Design
4 16 (9.52%) Service Management
5 15 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.74%) Migration
7 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.95%) UML
9 9 (5.36%) Network Design
9 9 (5.36%) Project Management
10 8 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.76%) ETL
11 7 (4.17%) Information Security
11 7 (4.17%) Load Testing
11 7 (4.17%) MVC
11 7 (4.17%) Use Case
12 6 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.88%) Java
2 16 (9.52%) SQL
3 6 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) CLIST
5 1 (0.60%) COBOL
5 1 (0.60%) JCL
5 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.60%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (17.26%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.52%) Degree
4 12 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.76%) CCIE
7 4 (2.38%) CCNP
7 4 (2.38%) CISSP
8 3 (1.79%) MCSE
8 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.19%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.60%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) COBIT
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.98%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.98%) XenApp
3 4 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) vCloud
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (13.69%) Oracle
2 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.71%) IBM
4 17 (10.12%) TIBCO
5 14 (8.33%) Axway
6 12 (7.14%) Cisco
7 11 (6.55%) SAP
8 10 (5.95%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.95%) VMware
9 8 (4.76%) Citrix
10 7 (4.17%) HP
11 6 (3.57%) Blue Coat
11 6 (3.57%) Informatica
12 5 (2.98%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.98%) Dell
12 5 (2.98%) NetApp
13 3 (1.79%) Juniper
14 2 (1.19%) Avaya
14 2 (1.19%) Cognos
14 2 (1.19%) Cramer