The median contractor rate for a Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 83 88 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.15% 8.44% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.69% 8.83% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 42
Median daily rate £525 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £575 £699
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

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 955 997 1154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.72% 95.59% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 522 523
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +10 69 £525 +17.97% 6
Iver - 4 £450 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £525 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 80 (43.01%) Security Cleared
2 68 (36.56%) SC Cleared
3 49 (26.34%) Microsoft
4 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.28%) Cisco
6 33 (17.74%) Windows
7 30 (16.13%) Office 365
8 27 (14.52%) Finance
8 27 (14.52%) Migration
9 26 (13.98%) DV Cleared
9 26 (13.98%) Windows 10
10 23 (12.37%) ITIL
11 22 (11.83%) WAN
12 20 (10.75%) Oracle
12 20 (10.75%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (9.68%) Retail
15 17 (9.14%) Data Modelling
15 17 (9.14%) Big Data
16 16 (8.60%) .NET
16 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET
16 16 (8.60%) Citrix
17 15 (8.06%) VMware
17 15 (8.06%) Firewall
17 15 (8.06%) Active Directory
17 15 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (7.53%) Hadoop
18 14 (7.53%) Middleware
18 14 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus

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 6 (3.23%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.61%) Apache
3 3 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.61%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) MS Office
2 3 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.69%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.13%) Office 365
2 9 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.15%) IaaS
3 4 (2.15%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.15%) PaaS
4 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.83%) WAN
2 15 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (8.06%) Firewall
3 14 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (5.91%) LAN
5 9 (4.84%) BIG-IP
5 9 (4.84%) DHCP
5 9 (4.84%) SAN
5 9 (4.84%) VLAN
6 6 (3.23%) BGP
7 5 (2.69%) ICMP
7 5 (2.69%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.69%) Wireless
8 3 (1.61%) Skype
8 3 (1.61%) VoIP
9 2 (1.08%) ADSL
9 2 (1.08%) MPLS
9 2 (1.08%) VPN
9 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (9.14%) Big Data
3 14 (7.53%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.76%) Data Lake
6 7 (3.76%) HBase
6 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.23%) Essbase
7 6 (3.23%) MySQL
8 4 (2.15%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.15%) MS Access
9 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.61%) MarkLogic
9 3 (1.61%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.61%) NewSQL
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) NuoDB
10 2 (1.08%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) MSI
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) Babel
4 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.54%) Gradle
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Maven
4 1 (0.54%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 27 (14.52%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Retail
3 11 (5.91%) Banking
4 3 (1.61%) Back Office
4 3 (1.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
6 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.60%) .NET
1 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET
2 14 (7.53%) Middleware
3 12 (6.45%) Kafka
4 7 (3.76%) CSS
4 7 (3.76%) HTML
5 5 (2.69%) HTML5
5 5 (2.69%) Node.js
6 4 (2.15%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.15%) Cocoa
6 4 (2.15%) CSS3
6 4 (2.15%) D3.js
6 4 (2.15%) React
6 4 (2.15%) SOAP
6 4 (2.15%) Spring
6 4 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.08%) Drools
8 2 (1.08%) JPA
8 2 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.38%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.38%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.15%) User Experience
7 3 (1.61%) Clustering
7 3 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.54%) DataPower
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.74%) Windows
2 26 (13.98%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 5 (2.69%) Android
4 5 (2.69%) Linux
4 5 (2.69%) Unix
5 4 (2.15%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.52%) Migration
3 23 (12.37%) ITIL
4 17 (9.14%) Data Modelling
5 14 (7.53%) DevOps
5 14 (7.53%) IT Strategy
6 13 (6.99%) Data Architecture
7 12 (6.45%) CRM
7 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.45%) Project Management
7 12 (6.45%) Service Design
7 12 (6.45%) Service Management
8 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.38%) Protective Monitoring
10 9 (4.84%) ETL
10 9 (4.84%) Network Design
11 8 (4.30%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (4.30%) TOGAF
12 7 (3.76%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.99%) Java
2 7 (3.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.15%) Apple Swift
3 4 (2.15%) C#
3 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
3 4 (2.15%) Python
3 4 (2.15%) SQL
3 4 (2.15%) VBA
4 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.54%) ES6
4 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.54%) Scala
4 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.54%) VB
4 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (43.01%) Security Cleared
2 68 (36.56%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.98%) DV Cleared
4 19 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.45%) CCIE
6 10 (5.38%) CCNP
7 7 (3.76%) CISSP
7 7 (3.76%) CLAS
7 7 (3.76%) Degree
7 7 (3.76%) GIAC
7 7 (3.76%) SANS
8 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.15%) MBA
9 4 (2.15%) PhD
10 3 (1.61%) MCSA
10 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.08%) CCNA
12 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) GPG13
2 8 (4.30%) SLA
3 6 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (10.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.38%) XenApp
4 10 (5.38%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.54%) Docker
7 1 (0.54%) vCloud
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) AppDNA
2 9 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.23%) SCCM
4 3 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.61%) OVSD
5 2 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.54%) Ansible
6 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.54%) MOM
6 1 (0.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.54%) Puppet
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.28%) Cisco
3 20 (10.75%) Oracle
4 16 (8.60%) Citrix
5 15 (8.06%) VMware
6 13 (6.99%) Palo Alto
7 12 (6.45%) Sitecore
8 11 (5.91%) F5
9 10 (5.38%) AppSense
9 10 (5.38%) Netezza
10 9 (4.84%) IBM
11 8 (4.30%) SAP
12 7 (3.76%) HP
13 6 (3.23%) Hyperion
13 6 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.61%) Google
15 3 (1.61%) NetApp
15 3 (1.61%) Riverbed
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