Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 99 65 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.11% 9.59% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 9.98% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 51 22
Croydon median daily rate £600 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.32% -9.52%
10th Percentile £451 £513 £343
90th Percentile £790 £800 £587
South London median daily rate £600 £600 £520
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,163 651 526
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.02% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 410 344
Croydon median daily rate £525 £480 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +20.00% -4.19%
10th Percentile £344 £209 £275
90th Percentile £632 £650 £546
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £424
% change year-on-year +5.26% +12.09% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -48.15% -2.81%
10th Percentile £18.05 £12.85 £14.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £114.90 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -19.08% +121.79% -29.81%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 73 (73.74%) Security Cleared
2 67 (67.68%) SC Cleared
3 41 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (29.29%) DevOps
6 22 (22.22%) Migration
7 20 (20.20%) Kubernetes
8 17 (17.17%) Open Source
9 16 (16.16%) ITIL
9 16 (16.16%) Cisco
10 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (14.14%) Docker
11 14 (14.14%) Public Cloud
12 13 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (12.12%) Data Centre
13 12 (12.12%) Big Data
14 11 (11.11%) Firewall
14 11 (11.11%) Wireless
14 11 (11.11%) Java
14 11 (11.11%) 802.1X
15 10 (10.10%) GitHub
15 10 (10.10%) SolarWinds
15 10 (10.10%) QA
16 9 (9.09%) Analytics
16 9 (9.09%) Private Cloud
16 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
16 9 (9.09%) LAN
16 9 (9.09%) WLAN
16 9 (9.09%) 802.11
16 9 (9.09%) Google

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 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.01%) JBoss
2 1 (1.01%) Mule
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.10%) GitHub
4 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.04%) IaaS
6 3 (3.03%) PaaS
7 2 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.01%) Office 365
8 1 (1.01%) Route 53
8 1 (1.01%) Serverless
8 1 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Firewall
1 11 (11.11%) Wireless
2 9 (9.09%) 802.11
2 9 (9.09%) LAN
2 9 (9.09%) WLAN
3 8 (8.08%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (8.08%) Wireshark
4 7 (7.07%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (3.03%) DNS
5 3 (3.03%) VoIP
5 3 (3.03%) VPN
5 3 (3.03%) WAN
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.02%) FTP
6 2 (2.02%) HTTP
6 2 (2.02%) IPsec
6 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.01%) Network Security
7 1 (1.01%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) Adabas
3 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.03%) OLTP
4 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.01%) HBase
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) SonarQube
2 6 (6.06%) Artifactory
2 6 (6.06%) GitLab
3 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.05%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Electronics
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Law
2 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.02%) Marketing
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (7.07%) Spring
3 6 (6.06%) JSON
4 5 (5.05%) LDAP
5 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.03%) Middleware
6 3 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.03%) Web Services
7 2 (2.02%) JSON Schema
8 1 (1.01%) .NET
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.01%) EJB
8 1 (1.01%) Kafka
8 1 (1.01%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Public Cloud
2 12 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) NHS
5 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.03%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.02%) VMS
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) DevOps
3 22 (22.22%) Migration
4 17 (17.17%) Open Source
5 16 (16.16%) ITIL
6 13 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.09%) Analytics
7 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.08%) Security Architecture
9 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.07%) Microservices
9 7 (7.07%) Network Design
9 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.07%) User Stories
10 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (5.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (73.74%) Security Cleared
2 67 (67.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CISM
5 2 (2.02%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) CCNA
6 1 (1.01%) CCNP
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) PMO
3 2 (2.02%) COBIT
3 2 (2.02%) GDPR
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (8.08%) Sysdig
2 8 (8.08%) Terraform
3 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.03%) Packer
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
4 2 (2.02%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) FreeIPA
5 1 (1.01%) Grafana
5 1 (1.01%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Cisco
2 10 (10.10%) SolarWinds
3 9 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (4.04%) Greenplum
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle
5 3 (3.03%) Software AG
5 3 (3.03%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) AlienVault
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.01%) Splunk
7 1 (1.01%) WSO2