The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon 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
London / Croydon
Rank 22 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.96% 9.95% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.78% 10.10% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £533 £493 £683
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £510 £727
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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 Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 208 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.71% 98.58% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 154 67
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Croydon region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

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 Croydon region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) VPN
4 15 (42.86%) VMware
5 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (34.29%) WAN
7 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (34.29%) Puppet
7 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
8 11 (31.43%) Ansible
8 11 (31.43%) Docker
8 11 (31.43%) Atlassian
8 11 (31.43%) PKI
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle
8 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
9 10 (28.57%) Terraform
9 10 (28.57%) Apache
9 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
10 9 (25.71%) Bitbucket
10 9 (25.71%) Rsyslog
10 9 (25.71%) AppDynamics

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) VPN
3 12 (34.29%) WAN
4 9 (25.71%) DNS
4 9 (25.71%) SNMP
5 7 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (17.14%) Network Security
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (14.29%) SSL
7 5 (14.29%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Bitbucket
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.43%) Law
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (25.71%) ELK Stack
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) COM
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) PKI
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.14%) Network Security Management
3 6 (17.14%) Security Management
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) High Availability
4 5 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Network Management
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Server Building
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) Network Design
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.86%) CCIE
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (22.86%) MCSE
5 5 (14.29%) MCSA
6 4 (11.43%) CCNA
6 4 (11.43%) CCNP
6 4 (11.43%) MCITP
6 4 (11.43%) MCP
7 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.86%) CLAS
9 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Government Security Classifications
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) Docker
3 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 11 (31.43%) Ansible
2 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
3 10 (28.57%) Terraform
4 9 (25.71%) Consul
4 9 (25.71%) Packer
4 9 (25.71%) Rsyslog
4 9 (25.71%) yum
4 9 (25.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Atlassian
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) AppDynamics
4 9 (25.71%) CA
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint