Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 69 97
Rank change year-on-year -46 +28 -9
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 64 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 2.85% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 3.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 25 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.89% +30.56%
South East median daily rate £575 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +13.58% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,564 1,842 1,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.36% 82.12% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 871 817
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £254
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -11.23%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.58 £9.09
90th Percentile £45.25 £58.25 £41.38
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.81%

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
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 22 October 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 -37 3 - - 3
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) GitLab
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins

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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) GitLab
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PMO
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Google