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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.64% 0.87% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 0.91% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Average daily rate
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£513 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £373 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
311 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.28% 95.24% 97.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 118 127
Average daily rate £385 £305 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Finance
4 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
5 12 (22.64%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
6 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
8 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (16.98%) Migration
9 8 (15.09%) Degree
9 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
9 8 (15.09%) CRM
9 8 (15.09%) LAN
9 8 (15.09%) WAN
10 7 (13.21%) Java
10 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
11 6 (11.32%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (11.32%) Public Cloud
12 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (9.43%) Analytics
12 5 (9.43%) Scrum
12 5 (9.43%) .NET
12 5 (9.43%) C#
12 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
12 5 (9.43%) ETL
12 5 (9.43%) Siebel
12 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.55%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.77%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Boomi
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) LAN
1 8 (15.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
1 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
2 4 (7.55%) Ember.js
2 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (5.66%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
5 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Portfolio Management
2 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) CRM
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) ETL
7 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.55%) Data Management
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) OO
9 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 5 (9.43%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Scala
4 4 (7.55%) C++
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.43%) Siebel
4 4 (7.55%) Twitter
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Informatica
7 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.89%) Ceridian