The median contractor rate for a Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 13 27
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 7.41% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.89% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £538 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 48 76 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.31% 93.83% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 90
Median daily rate £350 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £100 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -1.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.25 £40.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cheltenham

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Cheltenham

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Cheltenham

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
3 1 (16.67%) CloudHub
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
3 1 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Anypoint
3 1 (16.67%) Domain Models
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Mule
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) NetBeans

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (16.67%) Anypoint
1 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) UDDI
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Domain Models
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP