The median contractor rate for a Architect was £207 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South East / Kent
Rank 35 48 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.57% 2.04% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.12% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £207 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.48% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.92 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £53.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.39% +23.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 266 425 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.79% 96.37% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 323 134
Median daily rate £393 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.29% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £170.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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
Maidstone - 1 £207 -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (33.33%) NHS
4 5 (33.33%) MCSA
4 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Health Informatics
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Informatics
6 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) FileNet
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 1 (6.67%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) WSDL
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
1 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) High Availability
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Health Informatics
5 2 (13.33%) Informatics
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) MCSA
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Netezza
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Kent
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