Period
to 17 May 2021

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 58 36 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.69% 6.63% 9.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.21% 7.32% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 80
10th Percentile £476 £412 £462
25th Percentile £500 £456 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £518 £550
Median % change year-on-year +3.86% -5.91% +9.13%
75th Percentile £573 £538 £628
90th Percentile £595 £585 £688
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £544 £518 £550
% change year-on-year +5.07% -5.91% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 439 492 1,013
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 90.61% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 329 595
10th Percentile £266 £278 £206
25th Percentile £363 £350 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - +3.03%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £528
90th Percentile £575 £625 £612
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +9.42% -3.24% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 69 80
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.40 £10.52
25th Percentile £10.46 £14.25 £13.86
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.25
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% -1.54% +15.66%
75th Percentile £25.00 £18.00 £26.80
90th Percentile £38.00 £30.58 £46.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.63% -5.88% +17.24%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (32.76%) Social Skills
2 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 16 (27.59%) WAN
4 15 (25.86%) Oracle
5 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 14 (24.14%) IBM
6 13 (22.41%) Firewall
6 13 (22.41%) SOAP
6 13 (22.41%) Java
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 12 (20.69%) CRM
7 12 (20.69%) ETL
7 12 (20.69%) Data Integration
7 12 (20.69%) REST
8 11 (18.97%) Strategic Roadmap
8 11 (18.97%) Network Design
8 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.97%) Cisco
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (17.24%) Data Governance
9 10 (17.24%) Big Data
10 9 (15.52%) Capacity Management
10 9 (15.52%) Storage Virtualisation
10 9 (15.52%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (15.52%) Technology Roadmap
10 9 (15.52%) Windows
10 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
10 9 (15.52%) Automotive

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (3.45%) StreamServe
2 1 (1.72%) iTrent
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (6.90%) OneDrive
4 3 (5.17%) Azure
5 2 (3.45%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.72%) GCP
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) WAN
2 13 (22.41%) Firewall
3 8 (13.79%) LAN
4 6 (10.34%) SAN
4 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Big Data
1 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.90%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 19 (32.76%) Social Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Automotive
2 9 (15.52%) Presentation Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Retail
4 6 (10.34%) Marketing
5 5 (8.62%) Publishing
5 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.90%) Public Sector
7 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.45%) Finance
8 2 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.72%) Banking
9 1 (1.72%) French Language
9 1 (1.72%) German Language
9 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) SOAP
2 12 (20.69%) REST
3 6 (10.34%) J2EE
3 6 (10.34%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.72%) Java EE
5 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) CESG
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
2 12 (20.69%) CRM
2 12 (20.69%) Data Integration
2 12 (20.69%) ETL
3 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.97%) Network Design
3 11 (18.97%) Strategic Roadmap
4 10 (17.24%) Data Governance
4 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.52%) Capacity Management
5 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
5 9 (15.52%) Storage Virtualisation
5 9 (15.52%) Technology Roadmap
5 9 (15.52%) TOGAF
6 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 8 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (13.79%) SOA
7 7 (12.07%) Identity Management
8 6 (10.34%) EAI
8 6 (10.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) Java
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 6 (10.34%) CCNA
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.34%) JNCIA
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) NCSC
1 2 (3.45%) NIST
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) IBM
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (12.07%) VMware
6 6 (10.34%) Citrix
7 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.72%) BMC
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.72%) Pardot
8 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow