The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Technical Architecture
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 16 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 0.31% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.37% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Median daily rate £600 £498 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.53% +24.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.58 -
% change year-on-year +11.56% -  

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 822 810 975
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 80.83% 84.11% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 445 510
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 -3 16 £600 +20.53% 3
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) SOA
5 7 (41.18%) DevOps
5 7 (41.18%) PaaS
6 6 (35.29%) BDD
6 6 (35.29%) Go
6 6 (35.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (35.29%) Bluemix
6 6 (35.29%) Microservices
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (35.29%) Cloud Native
6 6 (35.29%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (35.29%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 6 (35.29%) JMS
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) JDBC
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) JMX
6 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Ruby
6 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
7 5 (29.41%) SCCM
7 5 (29.41%) SCOM
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Architecture
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 (35.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (41.18%) PaaS
4 6 (35.29%) Bluemix
4 6 (35.29%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) NAS
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
1 6 (35.29%) JDBC
1 6 (35.29%) JMS
1 6 (35.29%) JMX
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Native
1 6 (35.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Go
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) StorageTek
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £549 - £651 per day
Posted: 5 days ago