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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 20 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 80 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.76% 8.96% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 9.51% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 40
Median daily rate £500 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
1 23 (15.44%) Migration
1 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.42%) Telecoms
3 17 (11.41%) Cisco
3 17 (11.41%) Windows
4 16 (10.74%) Retail
4 16 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (10.07%) Finance
5 15 (10.07%) SAP
5 15 (10.07%) Oracle
6 13 (8.72%) VPN
6 13 (8.72%) ERP
7 12 (8.05%) IBM
7 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
7 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.05%) VMware
8 11 (7.38%) Degree
8 11 (7.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (7.38%) Linux
8 11 (7.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.71%) Web Services
9 10 (6.71%) Data Architecture
10 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
10 9 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (6.04%) CRM
10 9 (6.04%) Firewall
10 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.36%) Apache
4 4 (2.68%) Node.js
4 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.01%) JBoss
5 3 (2.01%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.34%) MQSI
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.67%) CICS
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (3.36%) SAP ERP
1 5 (3.36%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) IaaS
3 3 (2.01%) Force.com
3 3 (2.01%) SaaS
4 2 (1.34%) HP Helion
4 2 (1.34%) Office 365
4 2 (1.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Boomi
5 1 (0.67%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) VPN
2 9 (6.04%) Firewall
3 7 (4.70%) SAN
4 6 (4.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (4.03%) DNS
5 5 (3.36%) 3G
5 5 (3.36%) Internet
5 5 (3.36%) MPLS
6 4 (2.68%) 4G
6 4 (2.68%) IPsec
6 4 (2.68%) Network Security
6 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.01%) BGP
7 3 (2.01%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.01%) GLBP
7 3 (2.01%) HSRP
7 3 (2.01%) OSPF
7 3 (2.01%) VLAN
7 3 (2.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) DataStage
2 5 (3.36%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.34%) QlikView
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Power BI
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.36%) Maven
2 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.68%) Selenium
2 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.34%) JUnit
3 2 (1.34%) MSTest
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (13.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.74%) Retail
3 15 (10.07%) Finance
4 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 2 (1.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.71%) Web Services
2 6 (4.03%) .NET
2 6 (4.03%) Hibernate
2 6 (4.03%) JSON
2 6 (4.03%) REST
2 6 (4.03%) SOAP
3 5 (3.36%) Spring
4 4 (2.68%) Apache Commons
4 4 (2.68%) CSS
4 4 (2.68%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.68%) Grails
4 4 (2.68%) jQuery
4 4 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (2.68%) XML
5 2 (1.34%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.34%) Java EE
5 2 (1.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.67%) MDX
6 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.37%) Data Conversion
2 8 (5.37%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.70%) Data Integration
3 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) FMCG
6 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.34%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) SCADA
7 1 (0.67%) CESG
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) IPTV
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.41%) Windows
2 11 (7.38%) Linux
3 8 (5.37%) Unix
3 8 (5.37%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.68%) Solaris
5 3 (2.01%) CentOS
6 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.44%) Migration
2 16 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (8.72%) ERP
4 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
6 10 (6.71%) Data Architecture
7 9 (6.04%) CRM
7 9 (6.04%) Presales
7 9 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.37%) Project Management
8 8 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.37%) TOGAF
9 7 (4.70%) ArchiMate
9 7 (4.70%) ETL
9 7 (4.70%) ITIL
9 7 (4.70%) Service Design
9 7 (4.70%) Service Management
9 7 (4.70%) UML
10 6 (4.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) Java
2 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.03%) Ruby
2 6 (4.03%) SQL
3 3 (2.01%) ABAP
4 2 (1.34%) C#
4 2 (1.34%) C++
4 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.34%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) COBOL
5 1 (0.67%) JCL
5 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 11 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) CCIE
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.34%) CCNP
5 2 (1.34%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.67%) CISM
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.67%) HDFS
5 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.01%) SELinux
2 3 (2.01%) vMotion
3 2 (1.34%) Nagios
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.41%) Cisco
3 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 15 (10.07%) SAP
4 12 (8.05%) IBM
4 12 (8.05%) VMware
5 7 (4.70%) HP
5 7 (4.70%) Informatica
6 6 (4.03%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.36%) ATG
7 5 (3.36%) EMC
7 5 (3.36%) hybris
7 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.68%) Citrix
9 3 (2.01%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.01%) Huawei
9 3 (2.01%) Juniper
9 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.01%) Veritas
10 2 (1.34%) Symantec