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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.44% 7.03% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 7.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 1
Average daily rate £500 £530 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +41.33%
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 £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
255 370 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.59% 96.35% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 279 128
Average daily rate £375 £398 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 18 (47.37%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) TOGAF
3 14 (36.84%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (34.21%) Data Analytics
4 13 (34.21%) Analytics
5 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (31.58%) Content Enrichment
5 12 (31.58%) Degree
5 12 (31.58%) Content Management
5 12 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
6 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
6 11 (28.95%) Algorithms
6 11 (28.95%) Machine Learning
7 10 (26.32%) Natural Language Processing
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (26.32%) Publishing
8 9 (23.68%) Big Data
9 8 (21.05%) Python
9 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) .NET
10 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 7 (18.42%) NoSQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.79%) Node.js
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Big Data
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) OLAP
4 2 (5.26%) Power BI
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) MDX
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.95%) Algorithms
3 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) TOGAF
2 14 (36.84%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Analytics
3 13 (34.21%) Data Analytics
3 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (31.58%) Content Enrichment
4 12 (31.58%) Content Management
4 12 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
5 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
5 11 (28.95%) Machine Learning
6 7 (18.42%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) High Availability
8 3 (7.89%) Network Design
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCDA
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Juniper
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.63%) Pega
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
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