The median contractor rate for an Architect was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.20% 13.44% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.70% 14.24% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 18
Median daily rate £530 £575 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.82% -1.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £496
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £622 £638
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 £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 343 302 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.35% 94.38% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 739 1246
Median daily rate £450 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 112
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +227.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £50.78 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Bedfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 24 £550 -6.38% 4
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 40 (43.96%) E-Commerce
2 29 (31.87%) TOGAF
3 25 (27.47%) Retail
3 25 (27.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (21.98%) SOA
5 19 (20.88%) Java
5 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
6 18 (19.78%) hybris
7 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.38%) Finance
8 14 (15.38%) CRM
9 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (12.09%) Oracle
10 11 (12.09%) SAP
10 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (12.09%) Data Integration
11 10 (10.99%) JPA
11 10 (10.99%) High Availability
11 10 (10.99%) Cisco
11 10 (10.99%) JMS
11 10 (10.99%) Content Management
12 9 (9.89%) Information Security
12 9 (9.89%) Service Management
12 9 (9.89%) Asset Management
12 9 (9.89%) Marketing
12 9 (9.89%) Web Services
12 9 (9.89%) B2B
12 9 (9.89%) Data Architecture
13 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
13 8 (8.79%) B2C

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (8.79%) CMS
2 4 (4.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (6.59%) Unica
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.10%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.59%) SaaS
2 6 (6.59%) Silverpop
3 5 (5.49%) IaaS
4 3 (3.30%) Office 365
5 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 5 (5.49%) DNS
2 5 (5.49%) NetScaler
2 5 (5.49%) WAN
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.40%) Network Security
3 4 (4.40%) Skype
4 3 (3.30%) BGP
4 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.30%) OSPF
5 2 (2.20%) LAN
5 2 (2.20%) Wireless
6 1 (1.10%) AMQP
6 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) Power BI
5 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
1 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
1 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (27.47%) Retail
2 14 (15.38%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) JMS
1 10 (10.99%) JPA
2 9 (9.89%) Web Services
3 8 (8.79%) Java EE
3 8 (8.79%) JDBC
4 7 (7.69%) EJB
4 7 (7.69%) Servlets
5 6 (6.59%) .NET
5 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.49%) Middleware
7 4 (4.40%) RESTful
8 3 (3.30%) REST
8 3 (3.30%) SOAP
9 2 (2.20%) Spring
9 2 (2.20%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.10%) MSMQ
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) RIA
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) MVS
4 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) E-Commerce
2 29 (31.87%) TOGAF
3 25 (27.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (21.98%) SOA
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.38%) CRM
7 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (12.09%) Data Integration
9 10 (10.99%) Content Management
9 10 (10.99%) High Availability
10 9 (9.89%) Asset Management
10 9 (9.89%) B2B
10 9 (9.89%) Data Architecture
10 9 (9.89%) Information Security
10 9 (9.89%) Service Management
11 8 (8.79%) B2C
11 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.79%) Migration
11 8 (8.79%) Service Design
11 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) Java
2 8 (8.79%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) CCIE
1 3 (3.30%) CCNP
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) CCA
2 2 (2.20%) CCIE Security
2 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) HP APS
2 2 (2.20%) MCSA
2 2 (2.20%) MCSE
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) VCAP
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) GDPR
3 2 (2.20%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.10%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) hybris
3 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 11 (12.09%) SAP
4 10 (10.99%) Cisco
5 8 (8.79%) Citrix
5 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.79%) VMware
6 6 (6.59%) IBM
6 6 (6.59%) Pega
6 6 (6.59%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.30%) Lumesse
7 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.30%) Splunk
7 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.20%) Meru Networks
8 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.20%) Proofpoint
8 2 (2.20%) Trustwave
8 2 (2.20%) Virgin Media
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £525 to £625 per day
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Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £525 to £600 per day
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