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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 9 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 89 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.53% 6.54% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.31% 6.83% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 25
Median daily rate £525 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £624
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 £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
787 908 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.14% 95.78% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 447 559
Median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 69
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 January 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 +10 64 £525 +3.19% 5
Iver - 4 £450 -
High Wycombe 0 2 - -
Amersham - 1 £475 -
Marlow - 1 £500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £625 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (28.49%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.33%) SC Cleared
2 47 (27.33%) Microsoft
3 35 (20.35%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (19.19%) Finance
5 30 (17.44%) Data Modelling
6 29 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (15.70%) Oracle
8 25 (14.53%) ITIL
9 23 (13.37%) ETL
10 22 (12.79%) WAN
10 22 (12.79%) Migration
10 22 (12.79%) Retail
11 20 (11.63%) Big Data
12 17 (9.88%) Office 365
12 17 (9.88%) Data Centre
12 17 (9.88%) Service Design
12 17 (9.88%) Hadoop
12 17 (9.88%) CRM
12 17 (9.88%) Java
13 16 (9.30%) .NET
13 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET
13 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (9.30%) DV Cleared
13 16 (9.30%) Data Architecture
14 15 (8.72%) SLA
14 15 (8.72%) Cisco
14 15 (8.72%) IBM
14 15 (8.72%) Service Management
15 14 (8.14%) 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 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.49%) Apache
2 6 (3.49%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 6 (3.49%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
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%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.91%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.88%) Office 365
2 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
3 2 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.79%) WAN
2 14 (8.14%) Firewall
3 13 (7.56%) SAN
4 12 (6.98%) LAN
5 7 (4.07%) VoIP
6 6 (3.49%) DMZ
6 6 (3.49%) MPLS
6 6 (3.49%) NAS
6 6 (3.49%) VLAN
6 6 (3.49%) WLAN
7 5 (2.91%) ADSL
7 5 (2.91%) DHCP
8 4 (2.33%) Skype
8 4 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.58%) IPsec
11 1 (0.58%) Network Security
11 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.35%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (11.63%) Big Data
3 17 (9.88%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.65%) HBase
6 8 (4.65%) Power BI
7 7 (4.07%) Data Lake
8 6 (3.49%) Essbase
8 6 (3.49%) MySQL
9 4 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.33%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.33%) MS Access
10 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.74%) Data Mart
10 3 (1.74%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.74%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.74%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) ERwin
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 22 (12.79%) Retail
3 10 (5.81%) Banking
4 3 (1.74%) Back Office
4 3 (1.74%) 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%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.30%) .NET
1 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 13 (7.56%) SOAP
3 11 (6.40%) Kafka
3 11 (6.40%) Middleware
4 7 (4.07%) J2EE
4 7 (4.07%) Web Services
5 5 (2.91%) EDI
5 5 (2.91%) REST
5 5 (2.91%) XML
6 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.16%) CSS
7 2 (1.16%) cXML
7 2 (1.16%) ebXML
7 2 (1.16%) HTML
8 1 (0.58%) JMS
8 1 (0.58%) jQuery
8 1 (0.58%) LINQ
8 1 (0.58%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.40%) Data Integration
4 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.49%) Clustering
5 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.16%) IVR
7 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) DataPower
8 1 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.14%) Windows
2 10 (5.81%) Linux
2 10 (5.81%) Windows 10
3 9 (5.23%) Unix
4 4 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) Data Modelling
2 29 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.53%) ITIL
4 23 (13.37%) ETL
5 22 (12.79%) Migration
6 17 (9.88%) CRM
6 17 (9.88%) Service Design
7 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (9.30%) Data Architecture
8 15 (8.72%) Service Management
9 13 (7.56%) Dimensional Modelling
9 13 (7.56%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.56%) Project Management
9 13 (7.56%) TOGAF
10 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (5.81%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.23%) Analytics
12 9 (5.23%) Data Management
12 9 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) Java
2 13 (7.56%) SQL
3 5 (2.91%) Python
4 4 (2.33%) C#
4 4 (2.33%) VBA
5 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (28.49%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.65%) CCIE
5 8 (4.65%) Degree
5 8 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.07%) CISSP
6 7 (4.07%) CLAS
6 7 (4.07%) GIAC
6 7 (4.07%) SANS
7 5 (2.91%) MBA
7 5 (2.91%) PhD
8 4 (2.33%) CCNP
9 3 (1.74%) MCSA
9 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) SLA
2 8 (4.65%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.33%) 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 Desktop
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.70%) Oracle
3 15 (8.72%) Cisco
3 15 (8.72%) IBM
4 12 (6.98%) Sitecore
5 10 (5.81%) Netezza
5 10 (5.81%) SAP
6 7 (4.07%) VMware
7 6 (3.49%) Hyperion
7 6 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.91%) Altiris
9 4 (2.33%) HP
9 4 (2.33%) ION Trading
9 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.74%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.74%) NetApp
10 3 (1.74%) Riverbed
10 3 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.16%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.16%) Informatica