Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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.

Architect
South London > Croydon
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 25 45
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 79 100 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.86% 10.20% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 10.70% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 17
Croydon median daily rate £581 £627 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +27.96% -6.67%
10th Percentile £404 £513 £413
90th Percentile £725 £800 £585
South London median daily rate £575 £600 £514
% change year-on-year -4.17% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.50
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 1,100 935 495
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.41% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 629 296
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.76% -1.76%
10th Percentile £380 £312 £259
90th Percentile £625 £675 £536
South London median daily rate £500 £488 £420
% change year-on-year +2.56% +16.07% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -68.39% +222.22%
10th Percentile £18.70 £12.88 £27.00
90th Percentile £46.55 £22.44 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +48.15% +36.76%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Croydon over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Croydon

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 55 (69.62%) Security Cleared
2 50 (63.29%) SC Cleared
3 29 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (27.85%) DevOps
5 22 (27.85%) Kubernetes
6 15 (18.99%) Migration
7 14 (17.72%) Open Source
8 13 (16.46%) Docker
9 12 (15.19%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
10 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
10 10 (12.66%) Big Data
10 10 (12.66%) GitHub
11 9 (11.39%) Analytics
11 9 (11.39%) Sysdig
11 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.13%) JSON
12 8 (10.13%) Terraform
12 8 (10.13%) Decision-Making
12 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (10.13%) Security Architecture
13 7 (8.86%) SonarQube
13 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.86%) ITIL
14 6 (7.59%) Java
14 6 (7.59%) LDAP
14 6 (7.59%) QA
14 6 (7.59%) GitLab

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.66%) GitHub
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.06%) IaaS
6 3 (3.80%) PaaS
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.53%) Route 53
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Firewall
1 3 (3.80%) VoIP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) Wireless
2 2 (2.53%) WLAN
3 1 (1.27%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Big Data
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (5.06%) OLTP
5 3 (3.80%) Adabas
5 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.27%) JanusGraph
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) SonarQube
2 6 (7.59%) Artifactory
2 6 (7.59%) GitLab
3 3 (3.80%) ERwin
3 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) JSON
2 6 (7.59%) LDAP
3 5 (6.33%) REST
3 5 (6.33%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) OAuth
4 3 (3.80%) OAuth2
4 3 (3.80%) OpenID
5 2 (2.53%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.53%) JSON Schema
5 2 (2.53%) Middleware
6 1 (1.27%) .NET
6 1 (1.27%) EJB
6 1 (1.27%) Lucene
6 1 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.33%) NHS
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.53%) VMS
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) DevOps
3 15 (18.99%) Migration
4 14 (17.72%) Open Source
5 12 (15.19%) Technical Leadership
6 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
7 9 (11.39%) Analytics
7 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.13%) Decision-Making
8 8 (10.13%) Security Architecture
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.86%) ITIL
10 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.33%) Coaching
11 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (6.33%) User Stories
12 4 (5.06%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.06%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) Java
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (69.62%) Security Cleared
2 50 (63.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) AWS Certification
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) NFS
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (27.85%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.39%) Sysdig
3 8 (10.13%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.27%) FreeIPA
5 1 (1.27%) Grafana
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) Packer
5 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Cisco
1 4 (5.06%) Google
1 4 (5.06%) Greenplum
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Software AG
2 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.53%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.27%) Splunk