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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 28 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 42 72 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.85% 7.67% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 8.12% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 64
Median daily rate £500 £500 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
656 887 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.36% 94.46% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 505 456
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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 Reading region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 11 (11.46%) Java
5 11 (11.46%) Windows
6 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
7 9 (9.38%) Migration
7 9 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 9 (9.38%) Degree
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
8 8 (8.33%) SAN
8 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.29%) Service Design
9 7 (7.29%) Presales
9 7 (7.29%) Office 365
9 7 (7.29%) Analytics
10 6 (6.25%) Skype for Business
10 6 (6.25%) Skype
10 6 (6.25%) Virtual Team
10 6 (6.25%) Retail
10 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
10 6 (6.25%) Network Security

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Maximo
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.04%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.08%) PaaS
3 2 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) SAN
2 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Network Security
2 6 (6.25%) Skype
3 5 (5.21%) LAN
3 5 (5.21%) LTE
3 5 (5.21%) WAN
4 4 (4.17%) GSM
4 4 (4.17%) HSPA
4 4 (4.17%) WCDMA
5 3 (3.13%) LDAP
5 3 (3.13%) SSL
5 3 (3.13%) VoIP
6 2 (2.08%) 3G
6 2 (2.08%) 4G
6 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) MPLS
6 2 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.13%) OLAP
3 3 (3.13%) OLTP
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.04%) CloverETL
5 1 (1.04%) HBase
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Android Studio
1 5 (5.21%) Xcode
2 1 (1.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.04%) LSMW
2 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (5.21%) French Language
4 5 (5.21%) Italian Language
4 5 (5.21%) Spanish Language
5 4 (4.17%) Publishing
6 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.13%) Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Billing
7 2 (2.08%) Electronics
7 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) Middleware
1 5 (5.21%) Web Services
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) Java EE
2 3 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.04%) CORBA
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) JSON
4 1 (1.04%) JSP
4 1 (1.04%) Spring
4 1 (1.04%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.08%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.04%) Handset
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.25%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Android
4 5 (5.21%) Unix
5 4 (4.17%) Solaris
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 9 (9.38%) Migration
3 9 (9.38%) TOGAF
4 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.29%) Analytics
4 7 (7.29%) Presales
4 7 (7.29%) Project Management
4 7 (7.29%) Service Design
5 6 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 6 (6.25%) SOA
5 6 (6.25%) UML
6 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.21%) Mobile Development
6 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.21%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (4.17%) Coaching
7 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) Java
2 5 (5.21%) Apple Swift
2 5 (5.21%) Objective-C
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Scala
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) SANS
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) ISACA
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.04%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.04%) CRISC
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) OSCP
5 1 (1.04%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) EFQM
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) XenApp
2 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.04%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.04%) Nessus
2 1 (1.04%) Netcool
2 1 (1.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.25%) Cisco
3 6 (6.25%) IBM
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
4 5 (5.21%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) Apple
5 4 (4.17%) NetApp
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.13%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.08%) EMC
7 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.04%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.04%) Talend
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas