Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 112 92
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +26
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 31 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.49% 0.62% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.74% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £350 £339 £406
90th Percentile £483 £625 £583
South East median daily rate £475 £506 £500
% change year-on-year -6.17% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 -
% change year-on-year +16.98% - -

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 1,723 1,625 1,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.92% 83.42% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 793 914
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 47 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +10.46% -12.21%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.08 £10.68
90th Percentile £48.00 £77.50 £43.98
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.47% -12.63% +5.56%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 24 £413 -17.50% 4
High Wycombe - 1 £325 - 1
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 14 (45.16%) JIRA
3 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
4 13 (41.94%) Process Improvement
4 13 (41.94%) Big Data
4 13 (41.94%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Release Management
5 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
5 12 (38.71%) Confluence
5 12 (38.71%) Apache Spark
6 10 (32.26%) Cloudera
6 10 (32.26%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (29.03%) Banking
8 8 (25.81%) PaaS
8 8 (25.81%) Scala
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (22.58%) OpenShift
9 7 (22.58%) IaaS
9 7 (22.58%) NuoDB
9 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
9 7 (22.58%) Redis
9 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
9 7 (22.58%) Selenium
9 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
9 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 7 (22.58%) Firewall
9 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL

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 12 (38.71%) Apache Spark
1 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
3 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) PaaS
3 7 (22.58%) IaaS
3 7 (22.58%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Big Data
2 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 7 (22.58%) NuoDB
3 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (22.58%) Redis
4 5 (16.13%) DB2
5 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
1 14 (45.16%) JIRA
2 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) GitLab
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Big Data Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Data Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Hadoop Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Junior
3 4 (12.90%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Implementation Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (12.90%) Kafka
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) HACMP
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Solaris
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) zOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Process Improvement
3 12 (38.71%) Release Management
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
7 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Kanban
8 5 (16.13%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (16.13%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Refactoring
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.68%) IT Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Scala
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) GPFS
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cloudera
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Intel
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) VMware