Period
to 24 November 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 11 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 78 102 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.41% 11.42% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.07% 12.16% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 57
Median daily rate £538 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £463 £455 £408
90th Percentile £738 £600 £738
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £535 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.73% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 324 839 1,214
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 93.95% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 540 697
Median daily rate £458 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +8.70% +0.63%
10th Percentile £300 £237 £213
90th Percentile £600 £563 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 63 87
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +10.32% -17.79%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.31 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £21.06 £18.52
Median hourly rate £13.98 £15.50 £14.05
% change year-on-year -9.84% +10.32% -19.71%

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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020, 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 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.05%) SC Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) Oracle
4 23 (29.49%) Strategic Roadmap
5 21 (26.92%) Migration
6 19 (24.36%) VMware
7 18 (23.08%) ERP
8 17 (21.79%) E-Commerce
9 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (20.51%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (19.23%) SOAP
11 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
11 14 (17.95%) Middleware
11 14 (17.95%) Azure
12 13 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 13 (16.67%) SOA
12 13 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (16.67%) IBM
12 13 (16.67%) REST
13 12 (15.38%) Big Data
14 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (14.10%) ETL
15 10 (12.82%) SQL
15 10 (12.82%) Windows
16 9 (11.54%) Data Governance
16 9 (11.54%) UML
16 9 (11.54%) Web Services
17 8 (10.26%) CRM
17 8 (10.26%) Citrix

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 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SPSS
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.28%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 4 (5.13%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.85%) AWS
4 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.56%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (15.38%) Big Data
3 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.85%) QlikView
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) Power BI
6 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.69%) Automotive
1 6 (7.69%) Marketing
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (19.23%) SOAP
3 14 (17.95%) Middleware
4 13 (16.67%) REST
5 9 (11.54%) Web Services
6 7 (8.97%) J2EE
7 5 (6.41%) 802.1X
8 2 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.28%) .NET
9 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) DataPower
2 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Strategic Roadmap
2 21 (26.92%) Migration
3 18 (23.08%) ERP
4 17 (21.79%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 13 (16.67%) SOA
7 13 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (14.10%) ETL
9 9 (11.54%) Data Governance
9 9 (11.54%) UML
10 8 (10.26%) CRM
10 8 (10.26%) Decision-Making
11 7 (8.97%) Data Integration
11 7 (8.97%) EAI
11 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.69%) Backends for Frontends
12 6 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 6 (7.69%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) VMware NSX
3 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 13 (16.67%) IBM
4 8 (10.26%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (7.69%) Cisco
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) Pardot
7 5 (6.41%) TIBCO
8 4 (5.13%) Zscaler
9 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.85%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.56%) Capita
10 2 (2.56%) NetApp
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.56%) SAP
10 2 (2.56%) Sparx
11 1 (1.28%) Databricks