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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.02% 0.42% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 0.44% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +9.09%
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
341 228 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.17% 95.80% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 127 130
Average daily rate £405 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.94 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 20 April 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 20 April 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 17 (29.31%) SQL
1 17 (29.31%) Portfolio Management
2 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.14%) Finance
4 13 (22.41%) Hadoop
4 13 (22.41%) Big Data
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.97%) TOGAF
6 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
6 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
7 9 (15.52%) Oracle
7 9 (15.52%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (13.79%) Java
8 8 (13.79%) CRM
8 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
8 8 (13.79%) Degree
8 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
9 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
10 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
10 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.34%) LAN
10 6 (10.34%) WAN
10 6 (10.34%) .NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.52%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.62%) Node.js
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Boomi
2 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) LAN
1 6 (10.34%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Hadoop
1 13 (22.41%) Big Data
2 6 (10.34%) HPCC
2 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) CSS
2 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.62%) Backbone.js
2 5 (8.62%) Ember.js
2 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
2 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) Visualforce
3 2 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Java EE
4 1 (1.72%) WCF
4 1 (1.72%) WPF
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
2 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Portfolio Management
2 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.97%) TOGAF
3 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.79%) CRM
4 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (10.34%) Analytics
5 6 (10.34%) Inmon Methodology
6 5 (8.62%) BDD
6 5 (8.62%) Data Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) OO
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) C++
4 5 (8.62%) Scala
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Siebel
3 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.62%) Twitter
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) EMC
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.72%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.72%) HP
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