Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 December 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 35 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 109 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.98% 4.64% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 4.89% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 83
Bristol median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £425 £426 £388
90th Percentile £625 £663 £650
South West median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate £56.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £55.50 £52.38 -
% change year-on-year +5.97% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,092 1,861 1,597
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 94.85% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,450 1,259 1,121
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £238
90th Percentile £550 £525 £560
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 62 81
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -27.08% +47.69%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.23 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.63 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +29.55% +4.76% -12.50%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Bristol

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Bristol region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 40 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
5 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (17.43%) CRM
6 19 (17.43%) TOGAF
6 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (14.68%) Migration
8 15 (13.76%) ERP
9 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
10 13 (11.93%) Windows
10 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
11 12 (11.01%) Office 365
12 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
12 11 (10.09%) UML
12 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (10.09%) Finance
13 10 (9.17%) Cisco
13 10 (9.17%) SAP
13 10 (9.17%) DevOps
14 9 (8.26%) .NET
14 9 (8.26%) ITIL
14 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (7.34%) VMware
15 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
15 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
15 8 (7.34%) Oracle

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (3.67%) Apache
1 4 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (3.67%) Jetty
1 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.83%) JBoss
2 2 (1.83%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (11.01%) Office 365
4 8 (7.34%) IaaS
4 8 (7.34%) PaaS
5 3 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.83%) SAN
3 2 (1.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) MPLS
4 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.92%) VPN
4 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) EDRMS
3 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.75%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) Power BI
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) REST
2 7 (6.42%) SOAP
3 5 (4.59%) J2EE
3 5 (4.59%) Web Services
4 4 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.67%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.67%) AppFabric
4 4 (3.67%) Middleware
4 4 (3.67%) OSGi
4 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.67%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.83%) Material Design
5 2 (1.83%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.92%) RESTful
6 1 (0.92%) SAML
6 1 (0.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.92%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.75%) IVR
3 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.75%) Social Media
4 2 (1.83%) Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.92%) DataPower
5 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.75%) Linux
7 2 (1.83%) MVS
7 2 (1.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) CRM
2 19 (17.43%) TOGAF
3 16 (14.68%) Migration
4 15 (13.76%) ERP
5 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.09%) UML
7 10 (9.17%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL
8 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.42%) Case Management
10 7 (6.42%) Scrum
10 7 (6.42%) Software Architecture
11 6 (5.50%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (4.59%) Open Source
12 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) Java
2 4 (3.67%) SQL
3 1 (0.92%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.92%) Python
3 1 (0.92%) SOQL
3 1 (0.92%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
3 5 (4.59%) MBA
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CCIE
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) ISEB
5 1 (0.92%) MCSA
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) BS25999
2 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.83%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.83%) Xen
6 1 (0.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.75%) Ansible
4 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Cisco
2 10 (9.17%) SAP
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) VMware
4 5 (4.59%) McAfee
5 4 (3.67%) Juniper
5 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.75%) Avaya
6 3 (2.75%) Genesys
6 3 (2.75%) Google
7 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) GENBAND
7 2 (1.83%) IBM
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.83%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.83%) Temenos
8 1 (0.92%) Apple
8 1 (0.92%) Samsung