Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 13 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 37 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 13.96% 20.26% 17.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.80% 20.88% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 28
Luton median daily rate £575 £575 £575
10th Percentile £525 £450 £409
90th Percentile £625 £735 £631
Bedfordshire median daily rate £575 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 250 297 272
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 97.06% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 223 182
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £246 £288 £207
90th Percentile £588 £638 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -64.10%
10th Percentile £23.90 £49.02 £11.61
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £30.05
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +15.38% -65.33%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Luton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Luton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Luton over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Luton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 14 (37.84%) Big Data
3 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
5 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
6 8 (21.62%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) SAP
6 8 (21.62%) Python
6 8 (21.62%) CRM
6 8 (21.62%) Apache Spark
7 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) Workday
7 7 (18.92%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (18.92%) SOA
7 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (16.22%) High Availability
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
9 5 (13.51%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 8 (21.62%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (8.11%) Taleo
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.41%) Serverless
6 1 (2.70%) Akamai
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Big Data
2 10 (27.03%) Hadoop
3 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon Athena
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
4 5 (13.51%) Apache Kudu
4 5 (13.51%) Impala
4 5 (13.51%) OLTP
4 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon QuickSight
6 2 (5.41%) Power BI
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) Kafka
3 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) Java EE
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) JPA
6 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.70%) JMS
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) Servlets
6 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
3 8 (21.62%) CRM
4 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.51%) Data Science
6 5 (13.51%) Microservices
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.81%) Data Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Apache Flume
1 5 (13.51%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Oozie
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Workday
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) ForeScout
5 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.11%) hybris
6 3 (8.11%) Lumesse
6 3 (8.11%) Splunk
6 3 (8.11%) Thycotic
7 2 (5.41%) Tableau
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Talend