The median contractor rate for a Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.20% 6.34% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 6.49% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 17
Median daily rate £550 £510 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £350 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £625
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 £42.50 £47.91 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% +14.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 378 416 502
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 93.56% 97.65% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 210 270
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
Southend-on-Sea -21 9 £574 +12.54% 1
Chelmsford +3 2 £525 +50.00% 2
Brentwood +1 2 - -
Harlow - 1 £600 - 1
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Essex region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) J2EE
3 25 (46.30%) Scrum
4 20 (37.04%) Java
4 20 (37.04%) OO
5 18 (33.33%) Oracle
6 17 (31.48%) SOA
6 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (29.63%) Open Source
7 16 (29.63%) Marketing
7 16 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (25.93%) UML
8 14 (25.93%) XML
8 14 (25.93%) XSLT
8 14 (25.93%) Middleware
8 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database
8 14 (25.93%) DevOps
9 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
10 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
10 12 (22.22%) Linux
10 12 (22.22%) XML Schema
10 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (20.37%) JSP
11 11 (20.37%) Servlets
12 10 (18.52%) .NET
12 10 (18.52%) Adobe
12 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (18.52%) Finance
12 10 (18.52%) Zachman Framework

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 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.85%) assyst
3 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.85%) Odoo
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) SMS
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.67%) Big Data
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) PVCS
2 4 (7.41%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 16 (29.63%) Marketing
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 8 (14.81%) Legal
5 6 (11.11%) Electronics
5 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) J2EE
2 14 (25.93%) Middleware
2 14 (25.93%) XML
2 14 (25.93%) XSLT
3 12 (22.22%) XML Schema
4 11 (20.37%) JSP
4 11 (20.37%) Servlets
5 10 (18.52%) .NET
6 6 (11.11%) JSON
6 6 (11.11%) Play Framework
6 6 (11.11%) RESTful
6 6 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (11.11%) Swagger
7 5 (9.26%) XSD
8 1 (1.85%) COM
8 1 (1.85%) Web Services
8 1 (1.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Social Media
2 8 (14.81%) Virtual Team
3 6 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.70%) FlexPod
5 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) VME
3 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) OO
4 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (31.48%) SOA
5 16 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (29.63%) Open Source
6 14 (25.93%) DevOps
6 14 (25.93%) UML
7 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
8 12 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.52%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 9 (16.67%) TDD
10 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 8 (14.81%) Analytics
11 8 (14.81%) API Design
12 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 6 (11.11%) Ruby
2 6 (11.11%) XPath
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Adobe
3 6 (11.11%) SAP
4 5 (9.26%) Fujitsu
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) F5
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.85%) Epicor
7 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.85%) Sage
7 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.85%) SolidFire
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam
7 1 (1.85%) WSO2
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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Essex
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