The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 75 152 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.87% 10.02% 7.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 10.45% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 85 71
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £640 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

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 1453 1454 1518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.41% 95.85% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 884 890
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 70
Median hourly rate £14.03 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -27 22 £500 -11.50% 5
Derbyshire -24 16 £475 +11.76% 4
Northamptonshire 0 15 £550 -8.33% 5
Leicestershire -6 9 £450 -14.28% 1
Lincolnshire -4 3 £440 -56.00% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.82%) .NET
3 27 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 26 (14.69%) SAP
4 26 (14.69%) Security Cleared
5 22 (12.43%) Java
5 22 (12.43%) Finance
6 21 (11.86%) Windows
6 21 (11.86%) SC Cleared
7 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
7 19 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (10.73%) TOGAF
8 18 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (10.17%) IT Strategy
9 17 (9.60%) Migration
10 16 (9.04%) HTML
11 15 (8.47%) C#
11 15 (8.47%) Oracle
12 14 (7.91%) SQL
12 14 (7.91%) Firewall
12 14 (7.91%) Retail
13 13 (7.34%) JavaScript
14 12 (6.78%) Unix
14 12 (6.78%) SOA
14 12 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (6.78%) Manufacturing
14 12 (6.78%) Data Architecture
15 11 (6.21%) Test Automation
15 11 (6.21%) User Experience
15 11 (6.21%) Wireframes

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 8 (4.52%) IIS
2 7 (3.95%) JBoss
3 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.26%) WinCC
4 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.13%) CMS
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
6 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.69%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.39%) Office 365
3 4 (2.26%) Boomi
3 4 (2.26%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.69%) IaaS
4 3 (1.69%) PaaS
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.13%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (1.13%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) Firewall
2 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.82%) BGP
3 5 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.82%) Internet
3 5 (2.82%) Wireless
4 4 (2.26%) ICMP
4 4 (2.26%) MVNO
5 3 (1.69%) DNS
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) Network Security
5 3 (1.69%) SAN
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.13%) DHCP
6 2 (1.13%) DMZ
6 2 (1.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.56%) MPLS
7 1 (0.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.82%) Big Data
3 5 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.13%) HDInsight
6 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.13%) Power BI
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) Redis
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Selenium
2 8 (4.52%) Bower
2 8 (4.52%) Grunt
2 8 (4.52%) gulp
2 8 (4.52%) Jasmine
2 8 (4.52%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (4.52%) Protractor
2 8 (4.52%) WebDriver
2 8 (4.52%) webpack
3 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.13%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) ERwin
6 1 (0.56%) JMeter
6 1 (0.56%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (12.43%) Finance
2 14 (7.91%) Retail
3 12 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.65%) Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.82%) Billing
7 4 (2.26%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.26%) Marketing
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (1.69%) Local Government
9 2 (1.13%) Advertising
9 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.82%) .NET
2 16 (9.04%) HTML
3 10 (5.65%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.65%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.08%) CSS
5 8 (4.52%) Angular 2
5 8 (4.52%) CSS3
5 8 (4.52%) HTML5
5 8 (4.52%) J2EE
5 8 (4.52%) LESS
5 8 (4.52%) Sass
5 8 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (3.95%) WCF
6 7 (3.95%) Web Services
7 6 (3.39%) WPF
8 5 (2.82%) REST
9 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.69%) Velocity
11 2 (1.13%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (1.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) User Experience
3 9 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.13%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.13%) Life Science
8 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.86%) Windows
2 12 (6.78%) Unix
3 8 (4.52%) Android
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.69%) Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (10.73%) TOGAF
4 18 (10.17%) IT Strategy
5 17 (9.60%) Migration
6 12 (6.78%) Data Architecture
6 12 (6.78%) SOA
6 12 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (6.21%) B2B
7 11 (6.21%) Test Automation
7 11 (6.21%) Wireframes
8 10 (5.65%) CRM
8 10 (5.65%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.65%) Logistics
9 9 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.08%) DevOps
9 9 (5.08%) ERP
9 9 (5.08%) Microservices
9 9 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.43%) Java
2 15 (8.47%) C#
3 14 (7.91%) SQL
4 13 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.52%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.95%) ABAP
7 6 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.26%) Python
9 3 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.13%) C++
10 2 (1.13%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
11 1 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.21%) Degree
4 4 (2.26%) CCNP
4 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.13%) MCITP
6 2 (1.13%) MCSE
6 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) CLAS
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) MCTS
7 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) Docker
4 2 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) SCCM
2 4 (2.26%) OVSD
3 3 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Kibana
5 1 (0.56%) logstash
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (14.69%) SAP
2 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.47%) Oracle
4 7 (3.95%) Cisco
4 7 (3.95%) VMware
5 5 (2.82%) HP
5 5 (2.82%) Siemens
6 4 (2.26%) Citrix
6 4 (2.26%) ComArch
6 4 (2.26%) Dell
6 4 (2.26%) EMC
6 4 (2.26%) Gemalto
6 4 (2.26%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.26%) webMethods
7 3 (1.69%) Apple
7 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.13%) Aruba
8 2 (1.13%) F5
9 1 (0.56%) Isilon
9 1 (0.56%) Sencha
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