The median contractor rate for a Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Maidenhead during the 3 months to 28 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.

Architect
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 7.62% 9.47% 13.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 10.59% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £525 £500 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead. 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
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 99 85 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 94.29% 89.47% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 49
Median daily rate £330 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £33.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.97% +103.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Maidenhead

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Maidenhead

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Maidenhead

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Maidenhead region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (14.29%) vMotion
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
4 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
1 2 (9.52%) Life Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
3 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) vMotion
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Mashery
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Capita
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) DocuSign
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica