The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 20 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 74 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.69% 7.88% 13.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% 8.28% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 83
Median daily rate £488 £511 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% -6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £411 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £650 £640
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 £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
678 894 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.76% 95.21% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 512 518
Median daily rate £396 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 79 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Reading region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Reading region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Reading region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Data Modelling
3 14 (14.00%) Oracle
4 13 (13.00%) Windows
5 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.00%) Migration
6 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (8.00%) Office 365
8 8 (8.00%) Cisco
8 8 (8.00%) IBM
8 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (8.00%) Retail
8 8 (8.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.00%) Network Security
9 7 (7.00%) Skype for Business
9 7 (7.00%) Data Architecture
9 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (7.00%) Linux
9 7 (7.00%) UML
9 7 (7.00%) Java
9 7 (7.00%) SOA
9 7 (7.00%) Skype
9 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (6.00%) Virtual Team

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.00%) SAS
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Office 365
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.00%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.00%) PaaS
4 2 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Network Security
2 7 (7.00%) Skype
3 6 (6.00%) Firewall
3 6 (6.00%) SAN
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.00%) SSL
5 3 (3.00%) VoIP
6 2 (2.00%) 3G
6 2 (2.00%) 4G
6 2 (2.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.00%) LDAP
6 2 (2.00%) MPLS
6 2 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.00%) Internet
7 1 (1.00%) IPsec
7 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
7 1 (1.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) OLAP
3 2 (2.00%) OLTP
3 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) CloverETL
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JUnit
1 1 (1.00%) LSMW
1 1 (1.00%) Selenium
1 1 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
2 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) French Language
3 5 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 5 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Middleware
2 5 (5.00%) Web Services
3 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 3 (3.00%) Java EE
5 2 (2.00%) REST
5 2 (2.00%) SOAP
6 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.00%) Ajax
6 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.00%) CSS
6 1 (1.00%) Flash
6 1 (1.00%) JSON
6 1 (1.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.00%) BYOD
5 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.00%) FMCG
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.00%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) AIX
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) Data Modelling
2 12 (12.00%) Migration
3 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.00%) Data Architecture
6 7 (7.00%) SOA
6 7 (7.00%) UML
7 6 (6.00%) Data Management
7 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (6.00%) Presales
8 5 (5.00%) Analytics
8 5 (5.00%) Data Governance
8 5 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.00%) MODAF
9 4 (4.00%) Network Design
10 3 (3.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) Java
2 5 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) C++
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISACA
3 2 (2.00%) SANS
4 1 (1.00%) CCNP
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CISM
4 1 (1.00%) CISSP
4 1 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.00%) CRISC
4 1 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) EFQM
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) XenApp
2 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) Nessus
2 1 (1.00%) Netcool
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) Cisco
3 8 (8.00%) IBM
4 5 (5.00%) VMware
5 4 (4.00%) Citrix
5 4 (4.00%) HP
5 4 (4.00%) NetApp
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.00%) Splunk
8 1 (1.00%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.00%) ATG
8 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.00%) Mercator
8 1 (1.00%) OpenText
8 1 (1.00%) Qualys