Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18 +31
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 64 7 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.71% 0.40% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 0.47% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 36
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £470 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £228 £540 £338
90th Percentile £625 £745 £513
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
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 1934 1483 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.78% 84.12% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 813 1137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £236 £238
90th Percentile £537 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +19 49 £439 -26.88%
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
Technical Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) DevOps
3 32 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 32 (50.00%) Scrum
4 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (39.06%) Release Management
6 24 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (35.94%) Finance
7 23 (35.94%) Process Improvement
8 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (23.44%) Banking
10 14 (21.88%) Hadoop
10 14 (21.88%) Big Data
10 14 (21.88%) Apache Spark
11 13 (20.31%) Cloudera
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
12 12 (18.75%) TDD
12 12 (18.75%) Refactoring
12 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
12 12 (18.75%) Java
13 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
13 11 (17.19%) GDPR
14 10 (15.63%) PaaS
14 10 (15.63%) Financial Institution
14 10 (15.63%) Windows
15 9 (14.06%) SOA
15 9 (14.06%) JIRA
15 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
16 8 (12.50%) OpenStack

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 14 (21.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.81%) Confluence
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 2 (3.13%) Kentico
5 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (15.63%) PaaS
5 7 (10.94%) OpenShift
6 5 (7.81%) Bluemix
6 5 (7.81%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (4.69%) IaaS
8 2 (3.13%) Office 365
9 1 (1.56%) Akamai
9 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.56%) GitHub
9 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.56%) npm
9 1 (1.56%) SaaS
9 1 (1.56%) Serverless
9 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 3 (4.69%) SAN
3 2 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) Big Data
1 14 (21.88%) Hadoop
2 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.69%) NuoDB
5 3 (4.69%) Redis
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.13%) DataStax
6 2 (3.13%) Spark SQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Delivery Manager
2 18 (28.13%) Architect
3 17 (26.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 9 (14.06%) Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Apache Spark Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Service Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.69%) NoSQL Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Release Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
1 5 (7.81%) J2EE
1 5 (7.81%) JDBC
1 5 (7.81%) JMS
1 5 (7.81%) JMX
1 5 (7.81%) Spring
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.13%) Guice
3 2 (3.13%) Kafka
3 2 (3.13%) RESTEasy
3 2 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) Express
4 1 (1.56%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) Symfony
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.81%) Cloud Native
1 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) DevOps
3 32 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 32 (50.00%) Scrum
4 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (39.06%) Release Management
6 23 (35.94%) Process Improvement
7 12 (18.75%) Refactoring
7 12 (18.75%) TDD
8 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.06%) SOA
10 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
11 6 (9.38%) Microservices
11 6 (9.38%) Project Management
11 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.81%) BDD
12 5 (7.81%) Change Management
12 5 (7.81%) ITIL
12 5 (7.81%) Open Source
12 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) Go
3 5 (7.81%) Ruby
4 3 (4.69%) Scala
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) VB
5 2 (3.13%) VB6
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) CCSP
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCITP
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) GDPR
2 3 (4.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
1 3 (4.69%) SCOM
1 3 (4.69%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.13%) Ambari
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Cloudera
2 12 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) Sun
6 2 (3.13%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.56%) Brocade
7 1 (1.56%) New Relic
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec