Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Architect
South London > Croydon
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 81 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 9.13% 6.49% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.55% 6.96% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 21 17
Croydon median daily rate £600 £490 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £513 £413 £440
90th Percentile £800 £588 £730
South London median daily rate £600 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +15.38% -0.95% -22.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South London median hourly rate - £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 848 503 336
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 93.32% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 314 215
Croydon median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £650 £560 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +15.04% +13.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +37.60%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £40.71 £21.20 £18.74
% change year-on-year +92.02% +13.11% +17.14%

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 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 51 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 48 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 34 (41.98%) Java
4 28 (34.57%) REST
5 26 (32.10%) Spring
6 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (27.16%) Software Architecture
8 18 (22.22%) Data Architecture
9 17 (20.99%) Big Data
9 17 (20.99%) Microservices
10 16 (19.75%) HBase
10 16 (19.75%) Hadoop
10 16 (19.75%) Spring Boot
11 14 (17.28%) Kafka
11 14 (17.28%) Kerberos
12 13 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
13 12 (14.81%) Apache Spark
13 12 (14.81%) Algorithms
13 12 (14.81%) HDFS
13 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (14.81%) Apache Solr
14 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (13.58%) TOGAF
14 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (12.35%) Web Services
16 9 (11.11%) Linux
16 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
16 9 (11.11%) Apache Camel

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 12 (14.81%) Apache Solr
1 12 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Kerberos
2 4 (4.94%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) Network Security
3 2 (2.47%) OSPF
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.47%) VLAN
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) VSAN
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Big Data
2 16 (19.75%) Hadoop
2 16 (19.75%) HBase
3 13 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.47%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) IntelliJ
1 6 (7.41%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) GitLab
5 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.23%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 2 (2.47%) Finance
1 2 (2.47%) Law
1 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Electronics
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) REST
2 26 (32.10%) Spring
3 16 (19.75%) Spring Boot
4 14 (17.28%) Kafka
5 10 (12.35%) Web Services
6 9 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 6 (7.41%) EDI
7 6 (7.41%) OpenID
7 6 (7.41%) Spring Security
8 4 (4.94%) Drools
9 2 (2.47%) .NET
9 2 (2.47%) Ajax
9 2 (2.47%) CSS
9 2 (2.47%) HTML
9 2 (2.47%) JSON
10 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) AIX
2 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.47%) SUSE
2 2 (2.47%) Unix
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Software Architecture
3 18 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 17 (20.99%) Microservices
5 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
6 12 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.58%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.11%) Coaching
9 8 (9.88%) DevOps
9 8 (9.88%) Project Management
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.64%) ITIL
10 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.64%) TDD
11 6 (7.41%) Data Management
11 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
11 6 (7.41%) Master Data Management
11 6 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) C++
2 2 (2.47%) Python
2 2 (2.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 48 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.47%) CISSP
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.23%) CEH
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CISM
5 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) Data Quality
2 7 (8.64%) QA
3 4 (4.94%) GDPR
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.47%) SLA
5 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) HDFS
2 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.88%) Docker
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.17%) Ansible
2 5 (6.17%) Terraform
3 1 (1.23%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (2.47%) Citrix
1 2 (2.47%) Dell
1 2 (2.47%) EMC
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.47%) NetApp
1 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
1 2 (2.47%) VMware
2 1 (1.23%) CyberArk
2 1 (1.23%) IBM
2 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) SAP
2 1 (1.23%) SunGard