The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.79% 6.57% 7.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 6.70% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 15
Average daily rate
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£475 £483 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £453 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -19.54%
Architect
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
200 209 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.02% 98.12% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 120 141
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (12.50%) Google

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
1 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
1 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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