Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 July 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
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.07% 7.26% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 7.62% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 18
Essex median daily rate £600 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +50.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £511 £476 £320
90th Percentile £688 £675 £550
East of England median daily rate £528 £548 £489
% change year-on-year -3.65% +12.02% -4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Essex median hourly rate - - £42.65
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.65

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 761 827 887
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 95.28% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 547 455
Essex median daily rate £488 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £256 £210
90th Percentile £600 £581 £520
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 166
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £32.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.25% +72.37% -42.42%
10th Percentile £14.60 £12.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.94 £62.38 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.32
% change year-on-year -5.71% -13.88% +1.60%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Essex

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Essex

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Essex over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Essex

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Essex

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Southend-on-Sea +11 28 £550 -5.98% 1
Basildon - 6 £675 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Essex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Security Architecture
2 13 (22.81%) User Stories
3 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 11 (19.30%) UML
4 11 (19.30%) Oracle
4 11 (19.30%) Data Mapping
4 11 (19.30%) Microservices
5 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (17.54%) Project Governance
5 10 (17.54%) Reference Data
5 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) Data Architecture
5 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
5 10 (17.54%) Java
6 9 (15.79%) SAP
6 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.79%) Electronics
6 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 9 (15.79%) Finance
6 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
6 9 (15.79%) Marketing
6 9 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.04%) Data Quality
7 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
7 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
7 8 (14.04%) Data Structures
7 8 (14.04%) Logical Data Model

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) Network Security
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Maven
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 9 (15.79%) Electronics
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
1 9 (15.79%) Manufacturing
1 9 (15.79%) Marketing
1 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) XML
2 7 (12.28%) XSD
3 6 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (8.77%) J2EE
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 3 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.51%) SAML
7 1 (1.75%) EDI
7 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Reference Data
2 8 (14.04%) Data Structures
2 8 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.77%) CESG
4 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Clustering
6 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Security Architecture
2 13 (22.81%) User Stories
3 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 11 (19.30%) Data Mapping
4 11 (19.30%) Microservices
4 11 (19.30%) UML
5 10 (17.54%) Data Architecture
5 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
5 10 (17.54%) Project Governance
6 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
7 8 (14.04%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.28%) Time Management
8 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) C
3 7 (12.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
3 3 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CLAS
4 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) CA
3 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat