Period
to 17 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 16 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 87 121 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.18% 11.35% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.68% 11.96% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 9
Croydon median daily rate £600 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +2.33%
10th Percentile £486 £500 £450
90th Percentile £650 £811 £640
South London median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 686 1,012 362
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 94.93% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 685 213
Croydon median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.11%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £276
90th Percentile £635 £675 £575
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £18.35 £92.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% -80.11% +339.29%
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £36.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +21.04% -22.34% +123.81%

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 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Croydon

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 49 (56.32%) Security Cleared
2 44 (50.57%) SC Cleared
3 43 (49.43%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (45.98%) Big Data
5 39 (44.83%) Kubernetes
6 33 (37.93%) Migration
7 32 (36.78%) Greenplum
7 32 (36.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 31 (35.63%) Continuous Deployment
8 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (34.48%) Analytics
10 28 (32.18%) GitHub
10 28 (32.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 24 (27.59%) Decision-Making
13 23 (26.44%) Security Architecture
14 22 (25.29%) Java
15 21 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (24.14%) Mentoring
15 21 (24.14%) Coaching
16 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (16.09%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (14.94%) Open Source
19 12 (13.79%) Kafka
19 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
19 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (12.64%) Elasticsearch
21 10 (11.49%) DevOps
22 9 (10.34%) Relational Database

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 11 (12.64%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (49.43%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (32.18%) GitHub
3 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (9.20%) IaaS
4 8 (9.20%) PaaS
5 7 (8.05%) Power Platform
6 4 (4.60%) npm
6 4 (4.60%) SaaS
7 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) DMZ
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.98%) Big Data
2 32 (36.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (16.09%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.05%) Power BI
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.15%) DB2
7 1 (1.15%) HBase
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.45%) Grunt
3 3 (3.45%) gulp
3 3 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.15%) Babel
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) GitLab
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.15%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Kafka
2 9 (10.34%) JSON
3 8 (9.20%) GeoJSON
4 7 (8.05%) JSON Schema
4 7 (8.05%) PostGIS
4 7 (8.05%) Swagger
5 5 (5.75%) REST
6 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.60%) CSS
6 4 (4.60%) React
6 4 (4.60%) Spring
7 3 (3.45%) CSS3
7 3 (3.45%) HTML
7 3 (3.45%) HTML5
7 3 (3.45%) Node.js
7 3 (3.45%) OpenID
7 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.45%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Migration
2 31 (35.63%) Continuous Deployment
2 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (34.48%) Analytics
4 28 (32.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (27.59%) Decision-Making
7 23 (26.44%) Security Architecture
8 21 (24.14%) Coaching
8 21 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (24.14%) Mentoring
9 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.94%) Open Source
11 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (11.49%) DevOps
13 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
14 8 (9.20%) Data Protection
14 8 (9.20%) ETL
14 8 (9.20%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (9.20%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) Java
2 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) ES6
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) Security Cleared
2 44 (50.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (44.83%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.60%) Terraform
3 3 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Consul
4 1 (1.15%) Nessus
4 1 (1.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Greenplum
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.30%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco
5 1 (1.15%) F5
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.15%) Progress
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) VMware