Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 10 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 214 320 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.99% 10.05% 9.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 10.56% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 202 210
East Midlands median daily rate £523 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £413
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
England median daily rate £575 £550 £540
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £49.08 -
England median hourly rate £53.79 £49.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.77% +8.89% -10.88%

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 2,553 3,031 3,094
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 95.22% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 1,876 1,925
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £232 £220 £213
90th Percentile £544 £550 £550
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 160 131
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.80% +10.33% +0.70%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.25 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in the East Midlands

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 10 December 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -10 58 £600 +9.09% 6
Leicestershire +35 53 £520 -0.95% 9
Derbyshire +1 50 £488 +18.90% 11
Nottinghamshire -34 31 £525 -2.78% 12
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 East Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 48 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (21.50%) Retail
3 41 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (17.76%) TOGAF
5 35 (16.36%) DevOps
6 33 (15.42%) Oracle
7 31 (14.49%) SAP
8 29 (13.55%) Java
9 27 (12.62%) Security Cleared
10 26 (12.15%) SQL Server
11 25 (11.68%) Cisco
11 25 (11.68%) IBM
11 25 (11.68%) VMware
12 24 (11.21%) Middleware
12 24 (11.21%) WebSphere
12 24 (11.21%) Security Architecture
13 23 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (10.75%) Migration
13 23 (10.75%) Firewall
14 22 (10.28%) Microsoft
15 21 (9.81%) VPN
15 21 (9.81%) Data Modelling
15 21 (9.81%) SC Cleared
15 21 (9.81%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (9.35%) E-Commerce
16 20 (9.35%) Manufacturing
16 20 (9.35%) PaaS
17 19 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (8.88%) CRM
17 19 (8.88%) Linux

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 24 (11.21%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.80%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (1.40%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) Appian
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) CATIA
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) HFM
1 5 (2.34%) Maximo
2 4 (1.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.93%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.93%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.47%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.47%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 48 (22.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (9.35%) PaaS
4 10 (4.67%) Boomi
5 6 (2.80%) IaaS
5 6 (2.80%) iPaaS
6 5 (2.34%) Office 365
6 5 (2.34%) SaaS
7 4 (1.87%) GitHub
7 4 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) Serverless
8 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.75%) Firewall
2 21 (9.81%) VPN
3 14 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.07%) MPLS
5 9 (4.21%) LAN
5 9 (4.21%) WAN
6 8 (3.74%) Network Security
7 7 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.80%) BGP
8 6 (2.80%) EIGRP
8 6 (2.80%) OSPF
9 5 (2.34%) Wireless
10 4 (1.87%) SAN
11 3 (1.40%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.93%) Internet
12 2 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.41%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.67%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.21%) Big Data
5 5 (2.34%) MySQL
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.34%) SSDT
6 4 (1.87%) Power BI
7 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.40%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.47%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (5.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.87%) GitLab
3 4 (1.87%) JUnit
3 4 (1.87%) Maven
3 4 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.40%) DbUnit
4 3 (1.40%) Gradle
4 3 (1.40%) JMeter
5 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.47%) Ant
6 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (21.50%) Retail
2 20 (9.35%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.41%) Finance
4 9 (4.21%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.34%) Back Office
5 5 (2.34%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
6 2 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Social Science
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.21%) Middleware
2 14 (6.54%) Web Services
3 11 (5.14%) .NET
3 11 (5.14%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (4.67%) RESTful
4 10 (4.67%) Spring
5 7 (3.27%) IDoc
5 7 (3.27%) SAP PI
5 7 (3.27%) SAP XI
5 7 (3.27%) SOAP
5 7 (3.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.34%) REST
7 4 (1.87%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.87%) HTML
7 4 (1.87%) Java EE
7 4 (1.87%) JPA
7 4 (1.87%) OAuth
7 4 (1.87%) OAuth2
7 4 (1.87%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (5.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.34%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.34%) Data Structures
2 5 (2.34%) FMCG
2 5 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.87%) PKI
3 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.47%) Fintech
6 1 (0.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.88%) Linux
2 16 (7.48%) Windows
3 13 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.21%) Unix
5 6 (2.80%) Solaris
5 6 (2.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.76%) TOGAF
3 35 (16.36%) DevOps
4 24 (11.21%) Security Architecture
5 23 (10.75%) Migration
6 21 (9.81%) Data Modelling
6 21 (9.81%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (9.35%) E-Commerce
8 19 (8.88%) CRM
8 19 (8.88%) ERP
8 19 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.94%) SOA
10 16 (7.48%) SABSA
11 15 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (7.01%) Scrum
12 13 (6.07%) IT Strategy
12 13 (6.07%) Microservices
12 13 (6.07%) Technical Leadership
13 12 (5.61%) Information Security
13 12 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.55%) Java
2 17 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.07%) SQL
4 11 (5.14%) C#
5 9 (4.21%) Python
6 7 (3.27%) ABAP
7 4 (1.87%) C
8 2 (0.93%) Java 8
8 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) Scala
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (6.54%) Degree
5 12 (5.61%) CISSP
6 7 (3.27%) CISM
7 6 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (2.34%) SSCP
9 4 (1.87%) CEH
10 2 (0.93%) CISA
10 2 (0.93%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.93%) ISSEP
10 2 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.93%) SANS
11 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) SLA
2 8 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.27%) GDPR
4 5 (2.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.61%) vSphere
3 7 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.80%) Docker
5 4 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.40%) vCloud
7 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.21%) logstash
2 8 (3.74%) Kibana
3 3 (1.40%) Ansible
3 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.40%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) Terraform
5 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (15.42%) Oracle
2 31 (14.49%) SAP
3 25 (11.68%) Cisco
3 25 (11.68%) IBM
3 25 (11.68%) VMware
4 22 (10.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.07%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.61%) Citrix
7 10 (4.67%) F5
8 9 (4.21%) Dell
9 8 (3.74%) Hortonworks
10 6 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.80%) Sun
11 5 (2.34%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.87%) JDA
12 4 (1.87%) Pega
13 3 (1.40%) Juniper
14 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.93%) Workday
15 1 (0.47%) hybris