Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £580 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 22 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 > Middlesex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 10 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.80% 11.76% 7.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 12.21% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 19
Middlesex median daily rate £580 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £521 £450 £425
90th Percentile £596 £575 £626
South East median daily rate £538 £513 £498
% change year-on-year +4.88% +3.02% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex 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 Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 251 344 317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 96.36% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 205 160
Middlesex median daily rate £433 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +6.11% +3.67%
10th Percentile £266 £281 £263
90th Percentile £535 £550 £497
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - +33.24%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Middlesex

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Middlesex

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Middlesex

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

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

1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (10.00%) Kafka
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) HDFS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) API Design
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Kafka
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) API Design
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
1 1 (10.00%) IAG
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau