Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £570 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 90 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.84% 13.45% 12.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.72% 14.02% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 77
Bedfordshire median daily rate £570 £536 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% -2.50% -4.35%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £431
90th Percentile £658 £640 £621
East of England median daily rate £528 £548 £489
% change year-on-year -3.65% +12.02% -4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.65

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 563 642 634
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.45% 95.96% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 444 433
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £195 £281 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 22
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -65.88% +63.46%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £23.75 £31.15 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.32
% change year-on-year -5.71% -13.88% +1.60%

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 31 £573 +4.09% 11
Bedford +5 4 £500 - 1
Dunstable -2 3 - -
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 30 (45.45%) Retail
2 24 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (28.79%) TOGAF
4 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
5 17 (25.76%) Analytics
6 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (21.21%) Data Modelling
7 14 (21.21%) Web Services
7 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (21.21%) Big Data
8 13 (19.70%) SAP
8 13 (19.70%) TIBCO
9 12 (18.18%) Java
10 11 (16.67%) SOA
10 11 (16.67%) Migration
10 11 (16.67%) Hadoop
11 10 (15.15%) UML
11 10 (15.15%) REST
11 10 (15.15%) Microservices
12 9 (13.64%) Kafka
12 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 9 (13.64%) Python
12 9 (13.64%) CRM
12 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (13.64%) Data Architecture
13 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
13 8 (12.12%) Oracle
13 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management

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 (12.12%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.03%) Mule
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (6.06%) SaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Akamai
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
1 3 (4.55%) VLAN
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Big Data
2 11 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.09%) Impala
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.58%) Apache Kudu
5 5 (7.58%) OLTP
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.55%) Amazon Athena
7 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.03%) Parquet
9 1 (1.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ER Studio
1 1 (1.52%) ERwin
1 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 30 (45.45%) Retail
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Web Services
2 10 (15.15%) REST
3 9 (13.64%) Kafka
4 7 (10.61%) J2EE
5 6 (9.09%) .NET
6 5 (7.58%) JMS
7 4 (6.06%) JPA
7 4 (6.06%) JSON
7 4 (6.06%) SOAP
7 4 (6.06%) Spring
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.55%) Node.js
8 3 (4.55%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.03%) Apache Avro
9 2 (3.03%) RESTful
9 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (3.03%) WSDL
10 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.52%) Java EE
10 1 (1.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
1 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.58%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) TOGAF
2 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Analytics
3 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
4 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (16.67%) Migration
6 11 (16.67%) SOA
7 10 (15.15%) Microservices
7 10 (15.15%) UML
8 9 (13.64%) CRM
8 9 (13.64%) Data Architecture
8 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.12%) Data Integration
9 8 (12.12%) Data Science
9 8 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.09%) Data Analytics
10 6 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) Java
2 9 (13.64%) Python
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (1.52%) R
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.09%) Apache Flume
1 6 (9.09%) HDFS
2 3 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Oozie
2 2 (3.03%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.52%) Kibana
3 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) SAP
1 13 (19.70%) TIBCO
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) hybris
4 4 (6.06%) ForeScout
4 4 (6.06%) Lumesse
4 4 (6.06%) Splunk
4 4 (6.06%) Thycotic
5 3 (4.55%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) Avaya
6 2 (3.03%) Mashery
6 2 (3.03%) Talend
7 1 (1.52%) BeyondTrust
7 1 (1.52%) Centrify
7 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.52%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.52%) Informatica
7 1 (1.52%) Tableau