The median contractor rate for a Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 30 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 104 122 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.85% 7.40% 7.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 7.68% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 60
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.96 £52.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +12.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1467 1588 1620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.58% 96.30% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 936 892
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 62 98
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +1.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -14 26 £450 - 6
Northamptonshire +8 25 £525 +13.51% 6
Derbyshire -16 18 £538 +37.82% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 - - 1
Leicestershire +1 6 £525 -8.69% 5
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 46 (19.57%) SAP
2 44 (18.72%) Oracle
3 39 (16.60%) Java
4 38 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (15.32%) TOGAF
6 32 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (13.19%) .NET
8 30 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 30 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 28 (11.91%) JavaScript
10 27 (11.49%) Windows
10 27 (11.49%) Finance
11 26 (11.06%) C#
11 26 (11.06%) Security Cleared
12 25 (10.64%) SQL Server
13 23 (9.79%) Unix
13 23 (9.79%) Active Directory
13 23 (9.79%) Degree
14 22 (9.36%) SQL
15 21 (8.94%) IT Strategy
16 20 (8.51%) SC Cleared
17 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (8.09%) E-Commerce
18 18 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (7.66%) JBoss
19 17 (7.23%) Migration
20 16 (6.81%) WCF
20 16 (6.81%) Oracle Database
21 15 (6.38%) Microservices

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 18 (7.66%) JBoss
2 12 (5.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.83%) IIS
4 7 (2.98%) Apache
4 7 (2.98%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.28%) CMS
7 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.85%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) Mule
9 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.43%) CATIA
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.43%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) SAP MDG
2 8 (3.40%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.85%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.85%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.85%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.83%) Office 365
4 8 (3.40%) PaaS
5 7 (2.98%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.70%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.70%) Boomi
6 4 (1.70%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) DNS
2 10 (4.26%) DHCP
2 10 (4.26%) Firewall
3 9 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.13%) SAN
5 4 (1.70%) Internet
5 4 (1.70%) MVNO
5 4 (1.70%) Skype
6 3 (1.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.85%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.85%) FTP
7 2 (0.85%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) BGP
8 1 (0.43%) ICMP
8 1 (0.43%) LDAP
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.81%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.83%) Redis
7 8 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.98%) Big Data
8 7 (2.98%) HDInsight
8 7 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.98%) Power BI
9 6 (2.55%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.70%) Endeca
10 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.70%) Subversion
3 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.28%) JMeter
4 3 (1.28%) Selenium
5 2 (0.85%) JIRA
5 2 (0.85%) NUnit
5 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.43%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.68%) Banking
3 11 (4.68%) Retail
4 7 (2.98%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.13%) Billing
6 4 (1.70%) Marketing
7 3 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Local Government
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.19%) .NET
2 16 (6.81%) WCF
3 15 (6.38%) J2EE
4 14 (5.96%) HTML
4 14 (5.96%) Web Services
5 12 (5.11%) WPF
6 8 (3.40%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.40%) CSS
6 8 (3.40%) jQuery
7 7 (2.98%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.98%) Java EE
7 7 (2.98%) JBoss Seam
7 7 (2.98%) JSF
7 7 (2.98%) Spring
7 7 (2.98%) Struts
7 7 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.70%) REST
9 4 (1.70%) RESTful
9 4 (1.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.11%) Data Structures
3 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.85%) CESG
7 2 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Life Science
7 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.43%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.43%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.49%) Windows
2 23 (9.79%) Unix
3 14 (5.96%) Linux
4 8 (3.40%) Android
4 8 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) AIX
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.32%) TOGAF
3 30 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (11.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 21 (8.94%) IT Strategy
6 19 (8.09%) E-Commerce
7 18 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (7.23%) Migration
9 15 (6.38%) Microservices
10 14 (5.96%) CRM
10 14 (5.96%) ITIL
10 14 (5.96%) SOA
11 13 (5.53%) DevOps
12 11 (4.68%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.26%) Data Management
14 9 (3.83%) B2B
14 9 (3.83%) Data Modelling
14 9 (3.83%) Logistics
14 9 (3.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.60%) Java
2 28 (11.91%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.06%) C#
4 22 (9.36%) SQL
5 12 (5.11%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.98%) Scala
7 6 (2.55%) ABAP
7 6 (2.55%) C
7 6 (2.55%) Python
8 5 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.79%) Degree
3 20 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) CLAS
4 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.85%) MCSE
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) COBIT
2 4 (1.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.13%) Docker
5 4 (1.70%) Squid
6 3 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.83%) SCCM
2 5 (2.13%) logstash
3 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.70%) Graphite
3 4 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
6 1 (0.43%) OVSD
6 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (19.57%) SAP
2 44 (18.72%) Oracle
3 30 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.53%) VMware
5 9 (3.83%) Siemens
6 8 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.98%) EMC
8 6 (2.55%) webMethods
9 5 (2.13%) Cisco
10 4 (1.70%) BMC
10 4 (1.70%) ComArch
10 4 (1.70%) Dell
10 4 (1.70%) Gemalto
10 4 (1.70%) HP
11 3 (1.28%) F5
11 3 (1.28%) Software AG
12 2 (0.85%) Apple
12 2 (0.85%) BEA
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix
12 2 (0.85%) Sun
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