Period
to 20 April 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.95% 10.46% 19.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.40% 11.31% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 23
Luton median daily rate £588 £570 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -0.87% -2.13%
10th Percentile £530 £468 £413
90th Percentile £645 £673 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £600 £571 £525
% change year-on-year +5.03% +8.81% -9.48%
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 202 283 210
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 92.48% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 219 143
Luton median daily rate £474 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.28% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £318 £150 £200
90th Percentile £594 £583 £625
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Luton median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +14.29% -72.22%
10th Percentile £15.70 £13.60 £12.80
90th Percentile £50.50 £61.50 £18.30
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £30.25 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +89.06% +14.29% -67.06%

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 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 10 (47.62%) SOA
2 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Data Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) High Availability
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon QuickSight
6 3 (14.29%) Big Data
6 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (9.52%) Kafka
7 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Serverless
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon QuickSight
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.52%) Data Lake
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.52%) Parquet
4 1 (4.76%) HBase
4 1 (4.76%) Impala
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Java EE
2 2 (9.52%) JMS
2 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Avro
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) PySpark
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.52%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 10 (47.62%) SOA
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Data Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (9.52%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Go
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) R
2 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CISA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
2 2 (9.52%) Workday
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Talend