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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 24 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.48% 9.58% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 10.27% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 3
Average daily rate £516 £535 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +12.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
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
273 331 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.17% 93.24% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 207 92
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £9.19 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £19.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (58.70%) Data Modelling
2 27 (58.70%) Data Analytics
2 27 (58.70%) Analytics
3 26 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (56.52%) Content Enrichment
3 26 (56.52%) TOGAF
3 26 (56.52%) Content Management
4 25 (54.35%) Data Analysis
4 25 (54.35%) Zachman Framework
4 25 (54.35%) Algorithms
4 25 (54.35%) Machine Learning
4 25 (54.35%) Waterfall
5 24 (52.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 24 (52.17%) Degree
6 23 (50.00%) Java
7 21 (45.65%) Big Data
8 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (41.30%) Python
9 19 (41.30%) NoSQL
10 18 (39.13%) MongoDB
10 18 (39.13%) J2EE
10 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (39.13%) Hadoop
10 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
11 17 (36.96%) Publishing
11 17 (36.96%) Selenium
11 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
11 17 (36.96%) WebLogic

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 17 (36.96%) Node.js
2 17 (36.96%) WebLogic
3 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
1 4 (8.70%) WAN
1 4 (8.70%) Wireless
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) tcpdump
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.52%) WLAN
3 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.17%) Junos
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) Big Data
2 19 (41.30%) NoSQL
3 18 (39.13%) Hadoop
3 18 (39.13%) MongoDB
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) Power BI
8 2 (4.35%) OLAP
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.17%) HBase
9 1 (2.17%) MySQL
9 1 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 17 (36.96%) Publishing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) Natural Language Processing
2 18 (39.13%) J2EE
3 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) MDX
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) Django
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (54.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Analytics
2 27 (58.70%) Data Analytics
2 27 (58.70%) Data Modelling
2 27 (58.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (56.52%) Content Enrichment
3 26 (56.52%) Content Management
3 26 (56.52%) TOGAF
4 25 (54.35%) Data Analysis
4 25 (54.35%) Machine Learning
4 25 (54.35%) Waterfall
4 25 (54.35%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) High Availability
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.52%) Network Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 2 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) Python
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.17%) HP APS
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Mesos
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
3 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.52%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) McAfee
3 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
3 3 (6.52%) Tableau
3 3 (6.52%) WatchGuard
3 3 (6.52%) Websense
4 1 (2.17%) 3Com
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) ProCurve