The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 54 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.69% 8.02% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 8.41% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 22
Median daily rate £440 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £645 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £486
% change year-on-year
- +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.96 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+42.73% -
Architect
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
675 773 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.15% 95.43% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 396 493
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 45
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Milton Keynes region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.27%) SOA
3 23 (22.33%) .NET
4 22 (21.36%) Oracle
5 17 (16.50%) Java
5 17 (16.50%) TOGAF
5 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
6 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared
7 15 (14.56%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (14.56%) IBM
8 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (13.59%) SAP
9 13 (12.62%) SQL
9 13 (12.62%) Middleware
9 13 (12.62%) Finance
10 12 (11.65%) Red Hat
10 12 (11.65%) Web Services
10 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.65%) Retail
10 12 (11.65%) Degree
11 11 (10.68%) ITIL
11 11 (10.68%) SOAP
11 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.68%) Windows
11 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
12 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
12 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (8.74%) Data Integration

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.80%) CICS
3 7 (6.80%) MQSeries
4 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Primavera
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) SaaS
2 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) SAN
2 6 (5.83%) Firewall
2 6 (5.83%) LAN
2 6 (5.83%) WAN
3 5 (4.85%) MPLS
4 4 (3.88%) SDH
4 4 (3.88%) VPN
4 4 (3.88%) WEP
5 3 (2.91%) ATM
5 3 (2.91%) DWDM
5 3 (2.91%) Frame Relay
5 3 (2.91%) IPsec
5 3 (2.91%) VoIP
5 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.91%) WLAN
5 3 (2.91%) xDSL
6 2 (1.94%) BGP
6 2 (1.94%) Internet
6 2 (1.94%) NAS
6 2 (1.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.83%) Easytrieve
3 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.88%) DB2
5 4 (3.88%) Essbase
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.97%) GIS
7 1 (0.97%) HBase
7 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Law
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) .NET
2 13 (12.62%) Middleware
3 12 (11.65%) Web Services
4 11 (10.68%) SOAP
5 9 (8.74%) REST
6 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (6.80%) J2EE
6 7 (6.80%) Spring
7 6 (5.83%) ISPF
8 5 (4.85%) MSMQ
8 5 (4.85%) WCF
9 4 (3.88%) Servlets
10 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.91%) RESTful
11 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.97%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) Data Integration
3 8 (7.77%) User Experience
4 7 (6.80%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.97%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.97%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (6.80%) zOS
3 2 (1.94%) Unix
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) SOA
2 17 (16.50%) TOGAF
3 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.68%) ITIL
6 9 (8.74%) MVC
6 9 (8.74%) Network Design
6 9 (8.74%) Service Management
7 8 (7.77%) Service Design
7 8 (7.77%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (6.80%) High Availability
8 7 (6.80%) Load Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.80%) TDD
8 7 (6.80%) UML
8 7 (6.80%) Use Case
9 6 (5.83%) Data Architecture
9 6 (5.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) Java
2 13 (12.62%) SQL
3 8 (7.77%) C#
4 7 (6.80%) Assembly Language
4 7 (6.80%) C++
4 7 (6.80%) COBOL
4 7 (6.80%) JCL
4 7 (6.80%) REXX
5 6 (5.83%) CLIST
6 2 (1.94%) ABAP
7 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.65%) Degree
4 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.91%) CCIE
6 3 (2.91%) Cyber Scheme
6 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.91%) OSCP
7 2 (1.94%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.94%) Dell Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.97%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.36%) Oracle
3 15 (14.56%) IBM
4 14 (13.59%) SAP
5 12 (11.65%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.74%) Cisco
6 9 (8.74%) HP
6 9 (8.74%) VMware
7 7 (6.80%) Informatica
8 6 (5.83%) CA
9 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.85%) NetApp
10 3 (2.91%) Juniper
11 2 (1.94%) Amdocs
11 2 (1.94%) Avaya
11 2 (1.94%) Citrix
11 2 (1.94%) Cognos
11 2 (1.94%) Dell
11 2 (1.94%) Teradata