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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 25 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.75% 4.04% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 4.17% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
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£525 £588 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £613 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
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
327 192 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.03% 96.97% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 100 113
Average daily rate £400 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.75 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 October 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 October 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 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 8 (44.44%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (38.89%) Inmon Methodology
3 7 (38.89%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 4 (22.22%) SAP PI
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) SAP XI
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (11.11%) Publishing
7 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
1 8 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) SAP XI
1 4 (22.22%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (38.89%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (38.89%) Inmon Methodology
4 5 (27.78%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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