Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.37% 2.66% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.73% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 8
Kent median daily rate £600 £569 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +16.67% -30.36%
10th Percentile £500 £519 £450
90th Percentile £669 £781 £575
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +7.50% +0.50% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +29.03%

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 510 476 535
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 97.54% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 327 337
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £153 £170 £200
90th Percentile £613 £543 £475
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -2.94% -26.88%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £143.43 £57.50 £39.16
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Maidstone - 2 - -
Stansted - 2 £588 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £550 -3.30%
Tonbridge - 1 £600 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (27.78%) Microservices
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) EDI
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (16.67%) Fintech
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) PSD2
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3

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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) AMQP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) SMTP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Lumira
2 1 (5.56%) NewSQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
1 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) JSON
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) EDI
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Microservices
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.56%) Go
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PSD2
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead
2 1 (5.56%) Workday