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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 87 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.02% 6.62% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.39% 6.80% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 44
Median daily rate £500 £480 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -28.08%
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
927 1176 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.16% 97.27% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 597 702
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 69
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £42.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 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 1 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 +1 53 £440 -6.38% 4
High Wycombe - 7 £500 - 2
Marlow - 4 - -
Aylesbury -4 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (24.02%) Finance
2 31 (17.32%) TOGAF
2 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
3 29 (16.20%) SC Cleared
4 28 (15.64%) SOAP
5 27 (15.08%) Oracle
5 27 (15.08%) SOA
6 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.53%) Retail
7 25 (13.97%) Java
8 23 (12.85%) .NET
8 23 (12.85%) ITIL
8 23 (12.85%) Middleware
9 21 (11.73%) IBM
10 20 (11.17%) REST
11 19 (10.61%) Service Design
12 18 (10.06%) MQSeries
12 18 (10.06%) Degree
13 17 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (9.50%) SQL
13 17 (9.50%) TIBCO
14 16 (8.94%) Service Management
14 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
15 15 (8.38%) SAP
15 15 (8.38%) Service Delivery
16 14 (7.82%) BusinessWorks
16 14 (7.82%) Web Services
16 14 (7.82%) Axway
16 14 (7.82%) TIBCO EMS
17 13 (7.26%) Banking

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 18 (10.06%) MQSeries
2 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.59%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.23%) CICS
7 4 (2.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Mule
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (7.82%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (3.35%) Primavera
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) SaaS
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.79%) Office 365
4 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Firewall
2 6 (3.35%) Network Security
2 6 (3.35%) SAN
3 5 (2.79%) MPLS
3 5 (2.79%) VPN
3 5 (2.79%) WEP
4 4 (2.23%) LAN
4 4 (2.23%) SDH
4 4 (2.23%) WAN
5 3 (1.68%) ATM
5 3 (1.68%) DWDM
5 3 (1.68%) Frame Relay
5 3 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.68%) VoIP
5 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.68%) WLAN
5 3 (1.68%) xDSL
6 2 (1.12%) BGP
6 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 2 (1.12%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.35%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.23%) DB2
3 4 (2.23%) Easytrieve
3 4 (2.23%) Essbase
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) ERwin
General
1 43 (24.02%) Finance
2 26 (14.53%) Retail
3 13 (7.26%) Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Automotive
5 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.64%) SOAP
2 23 (12.85%) .NET
2 23 (12.85%) Middleware
3 20 (11.17%) REST
4 14 (7.82%) TIBCO EMS
4 14 (7.82%) Web Services
5 9 (5.03%) J2EE
6 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (3.91%) Spring
7 4 (2.23%) ISPF
7 4 (2.23%) MSMQ
7 4 (2.23%) Servlets
7 4 (2.23%) WCF
8 3 (1.68%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.68%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (1.68%) RESTful
9 1 (0.56%) CSS
9 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.47%) User Experience
3 7 (3.91%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.79%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.79%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.79%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.79%) DataPower
5 4 (2.23%) Cryptocurrency
6 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.26%) Windows
2 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.23%) zOS
3 1 (0.56%) AIX
3 1 (0.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.32%) TOGAF
2 27 (15.08%) SOA
3 23 (12.85%) ITIL
4 19 (10.61%) Service Design
5 16 (8.94%) Service Management
6 15 (8.38%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.70%) Migration
9 11 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (5.59%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.59%) UML
11 9 (5.03%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.03%) Network Design
11 9 (5.03%) Project Management
11 9 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.47%) ETL
12 8 (4.47%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (3.91%) EAI
13 7 (3.91%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.97%) Java
2 17 (9.50%) SQL
3 8 (4.47%) C#
4 4 (2.23%) Assembly Language
4 4 (2.23%) C++
4 4 (2.23%) CLIST
4 4 (2.23%) COBOL
4 4 (2.23%) JCL
4 4 (2.23%) REXX
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.20%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.06%) Degree
4 12 (6.70%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.47%) CCIE
7 4 (2.23%) CCNP
7 4 (2.23%) CISSP
8 3 (1.68%) MCSE
8 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.12%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.79%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.79%) XenApp
3 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Oracle
2 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.73%) IBM
4 17 (9.50%) TIBCO
5 15 (8.38%) SAP
6 14 (7.82%) Axway
7 12 (6.70%) Cisco
7 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.59%) HP
9 9 (5.03%) VMware
10 8 (4.47%) Citrix
10 8 (4.47%) Informatica
11 6 (3.35%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.79%) Dell
12 5 (2.79%) NetApp
13 4 (2.23%) CA
14 3 (1.68%) Juniper
15 2 (1.12%) Avaya
15 2 (1.12%) Cognos
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