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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 18 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 86 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.79% 6.99% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 7.28% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 41
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
943 1140 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.42% 96.04% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 542 676
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 74
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -7 53 £445 -1.11% 6
High Wycombe - 7 £500 - 4
Marlow - 4 - -
Aylesbury -1 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 32 (20.25%) TOGAF
3 30 (18.99%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.72%) SOA
4 28 (17.72%) Oracle
5 25 (15.82%) .NET
5 25 (15.82%) SOAP
6 21 (13.29%) REST
7 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
7 20 (12.66%) SAP
7 20 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (12.66%) Degree
8 19 (12.03%) Retail
8 19 (12.03%) MQSeries
8 19 (12.03%) Java
8 19 (12.03%) Middleware
9 18 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (11.39%) SC Cleared
10 15 (9.49%) Data Modelling
10 15 (9.49%) IBM
10 15 (9.49%) TIBCO
11 14 (8.86%) BusinessWorks
11 14 (8.86%) SQL
11 14 (8.86%) Web Services
11 14 (8.86%) Axway
11 14 (8.86%) TIBCO EMS
12 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
12 13 (8.23%) Windows
13 12 (7.59%) Red Hat
13 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development

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 19 (12.03%) MQSeries
2 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.43%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.16%) CICS
7 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.63%) Mule
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.86%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.27%) Primavera
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) SaaS
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) SAN
2 7 (4.43%) Firewall
3 6 (3.80%) LAN
3 6 (3.80%) Network Security
3 6 (3.80%) WAN
4 5 (3.16%) MPLS
4 5 (3.16%) VPN
4 5 (3.16%) WEP
5 4 (2.53%) SDH
6 3 (1.90%) ATM
6 3 (1.90%) DWDM
6 3 (1.90%) Frame Relay
6 3 (1.90%) IPsec
6 3 (1.90%) VoIP
6 3 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.90%) WLAN
6 3 (1.90%) xDSL
7 2 (1.27%) NAS
7 2 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.70%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle Discoverer
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (3.80%) Essbase
5 6 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (3.16%) Easytrieve
6 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.53%) DB2
8 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) HBase
10 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) ERwin
General
1 36 (22.78%) Finance
2 19 (12.03%) Retail
3 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.80%) Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Automotive
6 3 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) .NET
1 25 (15.82%) SOAP
2 21 (13.29%) REST
3 19 (12.03%) Middleware
4 14 (8.86%) TIBCO EMS
4 14 (8.86%) Web Services
5 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (4.43%) J2EE
5 7 (4.43%) Spring
6 5 (3.16%) ISPF
6 5 (3.16%) MSMQ
6 5 (3.16%) WCF
7 4 (2.53%) Servlets
8 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.90%) RESTful
9 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.63%) HTML
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.70%) Data Integration
4 8 (5.06%) User Experience
5 7 (4.43%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.16%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.53%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.53%) Cryptocurrency
8 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.63%) DataPower
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.63%) Informatics
10 1 (0.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) Windows
2 6 (3.80%) Windows Server
2 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.16%) zOS
4 3 (1.90%) Unix
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.63%) AIX
6 1 (0.63%) HPUX
6 1 (0.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) TOGAF
2 28 (17.72%) SOA
3 18 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.49%) Data Modelling
5 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.96%) E-Commerce
6 11 (6.96%) ITIL
6 11 (6.96%) Service Design
6 11 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (6.96%) UML
7 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (5.70%) MVC
8 9 (5.70%) Network Design
8 9 (5.70%) Service Management
8 9 (5.70%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (5.06%) Data Architecture
9 8 (5.06%) Migration
10 7 (4.43%) High Availability
10 7 (4.43%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.03%) Java
2 14 (8.86%) SQL
3 9 (5.70%) C#
4 5 (3.16%) Assembly Language
4 5 (3.16%) C++
4 5 (3.16%) CLIST
4 5 (3.16%) COBOL
4 5 (3.16%) JCL
4 5 (3.16%) REXX
5 2 (1.27%) ABAP
5 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (12.66%) Degree
1 20 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.06%) CCIE
5 6 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) CISSP
7 3 (1.90%) CCNP
7 3 (1.90%) Cyber Scheme
7 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.90%) OSCP
8 2 (1.27%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.27%) Dell Certification
8 2 (1.27%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.63%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) COBIT
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.16%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.63%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.63%) Oozie
2 1 (0.63%) SnapVault
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.72%) Oracle
3 20 (12.66%) SAP
4 15 (9.49%) IBM
4 15 (9.49%) TIBCO
5 14 (8.86%) Axway
6 12 (7.59%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.96%) Cisco
7 11 (6.96%) HP
7 11 (6.96%) VMware
8 10 (6.33%) Informatica
9 6 (3.80%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.16%) CA
10 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.16%) Citrix
10 5 (3.16%) NetApp
11 3 (1.90%) Juniper
11 3 (1.90%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.27%) Avaya
12 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds