Period
to

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 85 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.06% 9.09% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 9.65% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 32
10th Percentile £451 £382 £385
25th Percentile £513 £403 £492
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £675
90th Percentile £738 £673 £688
England median daily rate £650 £588 £600
% change year-on-year +10.64% -2.08% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,296 881 1,058
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.22% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 584 584
10th Percentile £179 £123 £134
25th Percentile £313 £263 £284
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -1.28%
75th Percentile £513 £474 £475
90th Percentile £597 £575 £550
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 58 83
10th Percentile £9.74 £9.52 £10.13
25th Percentile £14.61 £11.36 £11.62
Median hourly rate £19.67 £14.66 £14.20
Median % change year-on-year +34.19% +3.24% +0.58%
75th Percentile £29.38 £21.69 £17.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.30 £27.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +13.16% +2.70%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +2 25 £570 -8.80% 10
Northamptonshire -23 17 £550 +38.89% 5
Leicestershire -11 8 £650 +13.04% 5
Derbyshire -13 8 £563 -6.25% 6
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 2
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, Architect contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 31 (44.29%) Azure
2 14 (20.00%) Migration
2 14 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 13 (18.57%) Finance
4 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
4 11 (15.71%) Data Protection
5 10 (14.29%) AWS
6 9 (12.86%) Data Integration
6 9 (12.86%) Agile
6 9 (12.86%) Oracle
6 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
7 8 (11.43%) Microservices
7 8 (11.43%) Firewall
7 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.00%) Data Security
8 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 7 (10.00%) SaaS
8 7 (10.00%) CI/CD
9 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
9 6 (8.57%) Java
10 5 (7.14%) SQL
10 5 (7.14%) .NET
10 5 (7.14%) SOAP
10 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (7.14%) RAML
10 5 (7.14%) Data Transformation

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (2.86%) Apache
1 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) iTrent
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (44.29%) Azure
2 10 (14.29%) AWS
3 7 (10.00%) SaaS
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (5.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (5.71%) GCP
5 4 (5.71%) PaaS
6 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.29%) IaaS
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (4.29%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (2.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.43%) Boomi
8 1 (1.43%) NuGet
8 1 (1.43%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) MPLS
3 1 (1.43%) PBX
3 1 (1.43%) SD-WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
2 4 (5.71%) DB2
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) HBase
4 2 (2.86%) Spark SQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JUnit
1 2 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Police
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
1 5 (7.14%) Kafka
1 5 (7.14%) RAML
1 5 (7.14%) SOAP
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) JSON
3 3 (4.29%) RESTful
3 3 (4.29%) YAML
4 2 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) LESS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.43%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Migration
2 11 (15.71%) Data Protection
2 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
3 9 (12.86%) Agile
3 9 (12.86%) Data Integration
4 8 (11.43%) Microservices
5 7 (10.00%) CI/CD
5 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (10.00%) Data Security
6 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.14%) Data Transformation
7 5 (7.14%) Project Governance
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) RBAC
8 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Accessibility
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) NIST
3 1 (1.43%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) HDFS
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) VxRail
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Oozie
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Dell
4 3 (4.29%) F5
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Databricks
6 1 (1.43%) Pardot
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) Software AG