The median contractor rate for an Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Home Counties during the 3 months to 23 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
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties - 9.09% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
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 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties. 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
Home Counties
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15 10 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 88.24% 90.91% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Median daily rate £300 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the Home Counties

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in the Home Counties

Architect Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 23 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 Home Counties region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA