Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 20 February 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 Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 27 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.45% 5.94% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 6.23% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Brighton median daily rate £525 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +13.16% -2.56%
10th Percentile £505 £456 £368
90th Percentile £570 £663 £710
East Sussex median daily rate £520 £519 £438
% change year-on-year +0.24% +18.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 310 305 393
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.31% 99.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 166 242
Brighton median daily rate £375 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -3.57%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £201
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 14
Brighton median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.70% -14.29% -10.80%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.75 £13.95
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.00 £39.70
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% -13.51% -7.08%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Brighton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Brighton

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Brighton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (12.50%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP