The median contractor rate for a Architect was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 3 months to 28 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.85% 9.66% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 10.29% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £456 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.94% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 113 136 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 86.92% 93.79% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +32.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.43 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Guildford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Guildford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Guildford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Guildford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Guidewire
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) FileNet
2 2 (25.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Adabas
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (25.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
1 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Guidewire
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) SAP