The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 26 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 101 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.79% 7.88% 6.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.13% 8.19% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 53
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £592 £643
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 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 997 904 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.61% 96.27% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 472 600
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 39
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Buckinghamshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Milton Keynes +13 92 £525 +13.89% 8
Amersham +3 2 - -
Marlow -2 1 £775 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 92 (50.27%) Security Cleared
2 78 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 69 (37.70%) Windows
4 56 (30.60%) Microsoft
5 51 (27.87%) Office 365
6 46 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (21.31%) VMware
8 37 (20.22%) Cisco
8 37 (20.22%) Windows 10
9 33 (18.03%) DV Cleared
10 31 (16.94%) ITIL
11 30 (16.39%) DevOps
12 29 (15.85%) Citrix
13 28 (15.30%) Finance
14 27 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (14.21%) Migration
16 25 (13.66%) Active Directory
17 23 (12.57%) Microsoft App-V
18 22 (12.02%) WAN
19 21 (11.48%) Java
19 21 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (10.93%) Service Management
20 20 (10.93%) Firewall
21 19 (10.38%) SharePoint
22 18 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
23 16 (8.74%) Banking
23 16 (8.74%) Project Management
23 16 (8.74%) Palo Alto

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 19 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.10%) OpenStack
3 11 (6.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.73%) Apache
5 5 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.19%) IIS
7 3 (1.64%) Confluence
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
8 1 (0.55%) Kentico
8 1 (0.55%) nginx
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.87%) Office 365
2 27 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (6.56%) PaaS
5 10 (5.46%) OpenShift
6 7 (3.83%) IaaS
6 7 (3.83%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.28%) Bluemix
7 6 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.02%) WAN
2 20 (10.93%) Firewall
3 18 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (7.65%) SAN
5 11 (6.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (6.01%) LAN
6 9 (4.92%) BGP
6 9 (4.92%) BIG-IP
6 9 (4.92%) DHCP
6 9 (4.92%) VLAN
7 8 (4.37%) ICMP
7 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.37%) Wireless
8 7 (3.83%) Internet
9 4 (2.19%) NAS
10 3 (1.64%) VPN
11 2 (1.09%) ATM
11 2 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
12 1 (0.55%) FCoE
12 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.28%) Big Data
2 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.73%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.19%) MS Access
4 4 (2.19%) MySQL
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.64%) Redis
5 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
7 1 (0.55%) GIS
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MSI
2 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.19%) JIRA
3 3 (1.64%) Appium
3 3 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.64%) Calabash
3 3 (1.64%) Selenium
3 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.09%) GitLab
4 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) Babel
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Gradle
5 1 (0.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 28 (15.30%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Banking
3 13 (7.10%) Retail
4 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.73%) Electronics
5 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.65%) Spring
2 8 (4.37%) AngularJS
2 8 (4.37%) REST
3 6 (3.28%) CSS
3 6 (3.28%) Hibernate
3 6 (3.28%) HTML
3 6 (3.28%) HTML5
3 6 (3.28%) J2EE
3 6 (3.28%) JDBC
3 6 (3.28%) JMS
3 6 (3.28%) JMX
3 6 (3.28%) Middleware
3 6 (3.28%) Node.js
4 5 (2.73%) Cocoa
4 5 (2.73%) CSS3
4 5 (2.73%) D3.js
4 5 (2.73%) Java EE
4 5 (2.73%) React
4 5 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.46%) Fat Client
1 10 (5.46%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.83%) Online Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.28%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.28%) Clustering
3 6 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.28%) Smartphone
3 6 (3.28%) User Experience
4 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.70%) Windows
2 37 (20.22%) Windows 10
3 13 (7.10%) Linux
4 12 (6.56%) Windows Vista
5 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.37%) Android
8 7 (3.83%) AIX
8 7 (3.83%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.83%) Solaris
9 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.64%) Unix
11 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.94%) ITIL
3 30 (16.39%) DevOps
4 26 (14.21%) Migration
5 20 (10.93%) Service Management
6 16 (8.74%) Project Management
7 15 (8.20%) Service Design
7 15 (8.20%) TOGAF
8 14 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.65%) Network Design
8 14 (7.65%) SOA
9 13 (7.10%) Protective Monitoring
9 13 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (5.46%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.92%) BDD
12 9 (4.92%) Data Migration
12 9 (4.92%) Microservices
13 8 (4.37%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.37%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.48%) Java
2 12 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.46%) Ruby
4 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.37%) Apple Swift
6 6 (3.28%) Go
6 6 (3.28%) Python
7 5 (2.73%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.73%) SQL
8 4 (2.19%) C#
8 4 (2.19%) VB
8 4 (2.19%) VBA
9 3 (1.64%) C++
10 2 (1.09%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.55%) Clojure
11 1 (0.55%) F#
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
11 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (50.27%) Security Cleared
2 78 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 33 (18.03%) DV Cleared
4 21 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.46%) CCIE
6 9 (4.92%) CCNP
7 8 (4.37%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (3.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.28%) MCSE
9 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.19%) CCNA
10 4 (2.19%) Degree
11 3 (1.64%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.64%) MCITP
12 2 (1.09%) GSAE
13 1 (0.55%) CCSP
13 1 (0.55%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) SLA
2 11 (6.01%) GPG13
3 2 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (13.66%) Active Directory
3 23 (12.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (7.10%) XenApp
5 10 (5.46%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.28%) Docker
7 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) AppDNA
2 12 (6.56%) SCCM
3 9 (4.92%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.37%) SCOM
5 6 (3.28%) OVSD
6 4 (2.19%) Ansible
6 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.64%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.09%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.55%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.55%) MOM
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.55%) Puppet
9 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (30.60%) Microsoft
2 39 (21.31%) VMware
3 37 (20.22%) Cisco
4 29 (15.85%) Citrix
5 16 (8.74%) Palo Alto
6 15 (8.20%) HP
7 11 (6.01%) AppSense
7 11 (6.01%) F5
7 11 (6.01%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.83%) NetApp
9 6 (3.28%) Oracle
10 5 (2.73%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.73%) SAP
11 4 (2.19%) Google
11 4 (2.19%) StorageTek
11 4 (2.19%) Sun
12 3 (1.64%) IBM
12 3 (1.64%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £549 - £651 per day
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Rate: 400 per day
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