The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 16 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 25 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.84% 9.47% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.01% 10.07% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 17
Median daily rate £650 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.39% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £590 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +61.76%

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
312 268 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.81% 94.04% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 223 201
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £10.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.90% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (22.58%) Network Design
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) Back Office
7 5 (16.13%) SaaS
8 4 (12.90%) Publishing
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) Perl
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
9 3 (9.68%) API Development
9 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) SAP
9 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) UML
9 3 (9.68%) XML

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Route 53
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Back Office
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Node.js
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) Java EE
5 1 (3.23%) JSP
5 1 (3.23%) POSIX
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.23%) Sass
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) BYOD
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Network Design
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 4 (12.90%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) API Development
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) AWK
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) iptables
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SELinux
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.23%) VMware