Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 92 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 11 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 1.94% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.35% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -8.33%
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £487
% change year-on-year - +2.62% +8.28%
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 1,603 1,830 1,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.88% 82.73% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 834 896
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £230 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 56 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £60.63 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £19.56 £22.75
% change year-on-year +26.52% -14.01% +1.11%

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 15 August 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 -16 8 - - 1
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Release Management
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Confluence
2 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) PMO
2 7 (63.64%) Programme Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Matrix Organization
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) GitLab
3 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
3 6 (54.55%) zOS
3 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Financial Institution
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Banking

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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) NuoDB
2 1 (9.09%) OLTP
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Junior
2 5 (45.45%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) HACMP
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Release Management
2 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
2 7 (63.64%) Programme Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 6 (54.55%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (45.45%) IT Governance
4 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) GPFS
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware