Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 October 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 51 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 9 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.05% 2.35% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.46% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Kent median daily rate £538 £600 £670
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% -10.45% +41.05%
10th Percentile £450 £523 £451
90th Percentile £972 £683 £1,000
South East median daily rate £569 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £62.00 -
South East median hourly rate £73.34 £62.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +18.29% +19.23% +9.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 426 487 499
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 95.49% 98.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 373 340
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £153 £180
90th Percentile £600 £586 £569
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +42.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.88 £10.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £132.44 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Kent

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Kent

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Kent over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Kent

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Kent

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 £500 -9.09% 3
Canterbury - 1 - -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Kent region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (11.11%) IFRS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Runbook
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (11.11%) Runbook
2 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle