The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 28 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 Oxford 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.87% 6.76% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 6.97% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £483 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £453 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £682
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 £71.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+102.85% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
199 201 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.99% 97.10% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
Oxfordshire

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Google