The median contractor rate for a Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
London / Croydon
Rank 15 6 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.00% 15.60% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.24% 16.00% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 37 2
Median daily rate £538 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £463 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £53.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.39% +23.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170 275 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.14% 97.52% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 229 91
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.00%  
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 Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Croydon

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Croydon

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Croydon region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) SC Cleared
3 18 (54.55%) VPN
4 17 (51.52%) Firewall
5 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (39.39%) Puppet
6 13 (39.39%) Docker
6 13 (39.39%) Kubernetes
7 12 (36.36%) WAN
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle
8 11 (33.33%) Apache
8 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Ansible
8 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 11 (33.33%) Atlassian
8 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (33.33%) PKI
8 11 (33.33%) JIRA
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 11 (33.33%) Terraform
9 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) SNMP
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) CA
10 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
10 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
10 9 (27.27%) Bitbucket
10 9 (27.27%) Rsyslog

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) VPN
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) DNS
4 9 (27.27%) SNMP
5 7 (21.21%) LAN
6 6 (18.18%) MPLS
7 5 (15.15%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (15.15%) SSL
7 5 (15.15%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) BGP
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 11 (33.33%) JIRA
2 9 (27.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) PKI
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.15%) High Availability
6 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Server Building
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Microservices
9 1 (3.03%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Service Design
9 1 (3.03%) Service Management
9 1 (3.03%) SOA
9 1 (3.03%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 4 (12.12%) MCP
4 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CLAS
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Docker
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Kubernetes
1 13 (39.39%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Ansible
2 11 (33.33%) Terraform
3 9 (27.27%) Consul
3 9 (27.27%) Packer
3 9 (27.27%) Rsyslog
3 9 (27.27%) yum
3 9 (27.27%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) AppDynamics
2 9 (27.27%) CA
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds