Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 142 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.01% 8.44% 9.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 8.81% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 81 78
Milton Keynes median daily rate £550 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.89% -7.85%
10th Percentile £416 £400 £400
90th Percentile £738 £625 £659
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £535 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +2.88% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes 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 1,312 1,612 1,212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 95.84% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 780 673
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £215 £240 £220
90th Percentile £556 £526 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 80 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.93 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +35.44% +2.88%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.06 £20.78 £16.07
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -18.55% +18.97% +3.57%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Milton Keynes

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor 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 18 October 2018, 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 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Finance
3 17 (24.29%) C#
3 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 16 (22.86%) TOGAF
5 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
6 13 (18.57%) Java
7 12 (17.14%) Open Source
8 11 (15.71%) SaaS
8 11 (15.71%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (14.29%) DevOps
9 10 (14.29%) SQL
10 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (11.43%) Selenium
10 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (10.00%) BDD
11 7 (10.00%) SOA
11 7 (10.00%) Web Services
11 7 (10.00%) Python
12 6 (8.57%) Firewall
12 6 (8.57%) Apache
12 6 (8.57%) Oracle
12 6 (8.57%) PHP
12 6 (8.57%) CISSP

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 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (15.71%) SaaS
4 3 (4.29%) Office 365
5 2 (2.86%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) LAN
3 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) Wireless
4 2 (2.86%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Extranet
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Big Data
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) OLTP
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) NuoDB
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Selenium
2 6 (8.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.43%) Appium
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) Behat
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) Kafka
5 4 (5.71%) OAuth
5 4 (5.71%) OAuth2
5 4 (5.71%) OpenID
6 3 (4.29%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) HTML
7 2 (2.86%) JSON
7 2 (2.86%) LAMP
7 2 (2.86%) Middleware
7 2 (2.86%) Node.js
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.43%) EJB
8 1 (1.43%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) New Media
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
2 16 (22.86%) TOGAF
3 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
4 12 (17.14%) Open Source
5 10 (14.29%) DevOps
6 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (10.00%) BDD
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.00%) SOA
8 6 (8.57%) API Integration
8 6 (8.57%) Conceptual Models
8 6 (8.57%) Data Architecture
9 5 (7.14%) Analytics
9 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (7.14%) EAI
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL
9 5 (7.14%) Metadata Management
9 5 (7.14%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) C#
2 13 (18.57%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) PHP
6 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.71%) Scala
8 3 (4.29%) COBOL
9 2 (2.86%) C
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (8.57%) CISSP
3 5 (7.14%) SSCP
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) GDPR
2 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Ab Initio
4 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
4 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) NetApp
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) Greenplum
6 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.43%) Hitachi