The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 43 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.82% 3.89% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 4.08% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £474 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
812 661 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.03% 95.24% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 317 305
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 46
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.04 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle
3 13 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
3 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.95%) SOA
5 11 (12.79%) Retail
5 11 (12.79%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.79%) IBM
5 11 (12.79%) Data Integration
5 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
6 10 (11.63%) UML
6 10 (11.63%) UNIX
6 10 (11.63%) Project Planning
7 9 (10.47%) Degree
7 9 (10.47%) J2EE
7 9 (10.47%) HTML
7 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
8 8 (9.30%) Data Architecture
8 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
8 8 (9.30%) Java
8 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.14%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (8.14%) Primavera
9 7 (8.14%) SQL
9 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
9 7 (8.14%) Test Strategy
9 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.49%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
1 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) VoIP
2 2 (2.33%) VPN
2 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) WEP
3 1 (1.16%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) OLTP
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (12.79%) Retail
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) HTML
1 9 (10.47%) J2EE
2 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (6.98%) Middleware
2 6 (6.98%) Dojo
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) Worklight
4 3 (3.49%) XML
4 3 (3.49%) REST
5 2 (2.33%) Akka
5 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.33%) CSS
5 2 (2.33%) HTML5
5 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.33%) Spring
5 2 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Data Integration
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) EPoS
6 1 (1.16%) HACMP
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) UNIX
2 5 (5.81%) AIX
3 3 (3.49%) HPUX
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) zOS
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
2 12 (13.95%) SOA
3 11 (12.79%) Data Modelling
4 10 (11.63%) UML
4 10 (11.63%) Project Planning
5 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.30%) Data Architecture
7 7 (8.14%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.14%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.98%) EAI
9 5 (5.81%) ITIL
9 5 (5.81%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.65%) Logistics
10 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.65%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.49%) Project Management
11 3 (3.49%) Service Management
11 3 (3.49%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.30%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Objective-C
4 6 (6.98%) C
5 2 (2.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) CITP
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.49%) Netcool
1 3 (3.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) IBM
4 7 (8.14%) Primavera
5 4 (4.65%) VMware
5 4 (4.65%) HP
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.33%) IronPort
7 2 (2.33%) JDA
8 1 (1.16%) NetApp
8 1 (1.16%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.16%) Intel