Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23 +36
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 55 5 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.48% 0.29% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.34% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £444 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.04% +33.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £540 £376
90th Percentile £586 £745 £588
South East median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £29.92 -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,832 1,452 1,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.67% 83.64% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 779 926
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -8.61% +29.12%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.53 £42.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 41 £425 -29.17% 1
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
High Wycombe - 1 £325 -
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) DevOps
3 23 (41.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (40.00%) Apache Spark
5 21 (38.18%) Big Data
5 21 (38.18%) Hadoop
6 20 (36.36%) Release Management
6 20 (36.36%) Finance
7 19 (34.55%) Scrum
7 19 (34.55%) Process Improvement
7 19 (34.55%) Cloudera
8 18 (32.73%) JIRA
9 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (27.27%) Banking
11 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (25.45%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (23.64%) TDD
12 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
12 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
13 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
13 12 (21.82%) Linux
13 12 (21.82%) Refactoring
13 12 (21.82%) Scala
14 11 (20.00%) Confluence
14 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
15 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
15 10 (18.18%) PaaS
15 10 (18.18%) Firewall
15 10 (18.18%) OpenShift

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 22 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 12 (21.82%) OpenStack
3 11 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.82%) Drupal
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (25.45%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (18.18%) OpenShift
3 10 (18.18%) PaaS
4 9 (16.36%) IaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.64%) SaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Akamai
6 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.82%) GitHub
6 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) npm
6 1 (1.82%) Office 365
6 1 (1.82%) Serverless
6 1 (1.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) Big Data
1 21 (38.18%) Hadoop
2 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 9 (16.36%) NuoDB
4 9 (16.36%) Redis
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.64%) DataStax
5 2 (3.64%) Spark SQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) JIRA
2 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Apache Spark Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Hadoop Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Hadoop Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Big Data Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Big Data Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Data Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Scala Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (12.73%) Kafka
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.64%) Guice
3 2 (3.64%) RESTEasy
3 2 (3.64%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) Express
4 1 (1.82%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) DevOps
3 23 (41.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (36.36%) Release Management
5 19 (34.55%) Process Improvement
5 19 (34.55%) Scrum
6 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (23.64%) TDD
8 12 (21.82%) Refactoring
9 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
10 7 (12.73%) Data Science
11 5 (9.09%) Open Source
11 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.27%) Analytics
13 3 (5.45%) Migration
14 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (3.64%) ITIL
14 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
14 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
14 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Scala
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Gremlin
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) CCNA
2 2 (3.64%) CCSP
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) FATCA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
1 3 (5.45%) SCOM
2 2 (3.64%) Ambari
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Terraform
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Cloudera
2 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.36%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) Apple
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 3 (5.45%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) Brocade
6 1 (1.82%) New Relic
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) VMware