Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 314 301 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.78% 9.13% 8.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 9.52% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 207 156
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £376
90th Percentile £634 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £538 £520
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.37% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.08 - -
England median hourly rate £49.08 £44.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% -11.50% +20.26%

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 3057 3163 3061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.91% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1974 1840
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £219 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 130 188
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +4.21% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £29.73
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +3 117 £540 +6.40% 5
Derbyshire +6 66 £408 -16.41% 1
Northamptonshire -2 64 £550 - 2
Leicestershire -8 17 £525 - 2
Lincolnshire +2 12 £408 -17.68% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 66 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (14.65%) Security Cleared
3 46 (14.65%) Migration
3 46 (14.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 44 (14.01%) TOGAF
5 43 (13.69%) DevOps
6 42 (13.38%) Java
7 39 (12.42%) E-Commerce
8 38 (12.10%) .NET
8 38 (12.10%) SAP
9 36 (11.46%) Windows
9 36 (11.46%) SC Cleared
10 34 (10.83%) Degree
11 33 (10.51%) IT Strategy
12 32 (10.19%) Active Directory
13 30 (9.55%) Computer Science
14 29 (9.24%) Microservices
15 28 (8.92%) C#
15 28 (8.92%) SOA
16 26 (8.28%) Manufacturing
17 25 (7.96%) Retail
18 24 (7.64%) Data Modelling
18 24 (7.64%) Microsoft
19 23 (7.32%) SQL
19 23 (7.32%) Linux
19 23 (7.32%) Presales
19 23 (7.32%) PaaS
20 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (7.01%) Web Services

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 15 (4.78%) JBoss
2 14 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.27%) Documentum
4 4 (1.27%) WinCC
5 3 (0.96%) CMS
6 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Teamcenter
2 7 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.96%) Maximo
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Lawson
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 63 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.32%) PaaS
3 17 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (4.78%) IaaS
5 11 (3.50%) Office 365
6 10 (3.18%) SaaS
7 4 (1.27%) npm
8 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.64%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.41%) Internet
2 14 (4.46%) Firewall
3 10 (3.18%) LAN
3 10 (3.18%) WAN
4 6 (1.91%) SAN
5 4 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.96%) ATM
6 3 (0.96%) DHCP
6 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.96%) MPLS
6 3 (0.96%) NAS
6 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.96%) VPN
6 3 (0.96%) Wireless
7 2 (0.64%) BGP
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.64%) DNS
7 2 (0.64%) OSPF
7 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.82%) Big Data
3 9 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.23%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.96%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.64%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.64%) QlikView
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) Power BI
9 1 (0.32%) Semantic Layer
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (1.27%) Bower
2 4 (1.27%) Grunt
2 4 (1.27%) gulp
2 4 (1.27%) Jasmine
2 4 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (1.27%) Protractor
2 4 (1.27%) Selenium
2 4 (1.27%) WebDriver
2 4 (1.27%) webpack
3 2 (0.64%) ERwin
3 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (8.28%) Manufacturing
2 25 (7.96%) Retail
3 22 (7.01%) Finance
4 12 (3.82%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.91%) Banking
6 6 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.27%) Advertising
7 4 (1.27%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.10%) .NET
2 22 (7.01%) Web Services
3 19 (6.05%) RESTful
3 19 (6.05%) SOAP
4 15 (4.78%) J2EE
4 15 (4.78%) Spring
5 14 (4.46%) Hibernate
5 14 (4.46%) Java EE
5 14 (4.46%) JMS
6 9 (2.87%) Middleware
7 8 (2.55%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.55%) HTML
8 7 (2.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.91%) CSS
10 5 (1.59%) CSS3
10 5 (1.59%) HTML5
10 5 (1.59%) Node.js
10 5 (1.59%) REST
10 5 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.14%) Life Science
3 13 (4.14%) User Experience
4 10 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.27%) DataPower
6 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) PKI
8 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.46%) Windows
2 23 (7.32%) Linux
3 8 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.27%) Android
4 4 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) VMS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 46 (14.65%) Migration
3 44 (14.01%) TOGAF
4 43 (13.69%) DevOps
5 39 (12.42%) E-Commerce
6 33 (10.51%) IT Strategy
7 29 (9.24%) Microservices
8 28 (8.92%) SOA
9 24 (7.64%) Data Modelling
10 23 (7.32%) Presales
11 22 (7.01%) Configuration Management
12 21 (6.69%) Risk Management
12 21 (6.69%) SDLC
13 20 (6.37%) Data Architecture
13 20 (6.37%) Information Security
13 20 (6.37%) Service Delivery
14 19 (6.05%) Project Management
15 18 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.38%) Java
2 28 (8.92%) C#
3 23 (7.32%) SQL
4 9 (2.87%) ABAP
5 8 (2.55%) Python
6 6 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.96%) C++
9 3 (0.96%) Perl
10 2 (0.64%) Clojure
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
10 2 (0.64%) Scala
10 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.83%) Degree
4 6 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.91%) MCSE
4 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.59%) CCIE
5 5 (1.59%) CCNP
6 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) CCDP
8 2 (0.64%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.32%) VCAP
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.05%) HIPAA
1 19 (6.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (5.73%) Actionable Recommendations
3 6 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.64%) CDISC
4 2 (0.64%) COBIT
4 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.64%) GxP
4 2 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.37%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.23%) Docker
4 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (12.10%) SAP
2 24 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.01%) Oracle
4 17 (5.41%) Cisco
5 8 (2.55%) Siemens
6 7 (2.23%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.59%) Citrix
7 5 (1.59%) F5
7 5 (1.59%) IBM
7 5 (1.59%) OpenText
7 5 (1.59%) VMware
8 4 (1.27%) Google
8 4 (1.27%) HP
9 3 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.96%) Informatica
9 3 (0.96%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.64%) Aruba
10 2 (0.64%) Infor
10 2 (0.64%) Pega
10 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds