Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £605 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes 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.

Lead Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 87 114
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.63% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £605 £716 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.53% +14.60% +20.19%
10th Percentile £600 £672 £613
90th Percentile £610 £767 £638
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £605 £716 £625
% change year-on-year -15.53% +14.60% +20.19%
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 1668 1188 1841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.96% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 655 942
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 54 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.75% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.42 £8.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.20 £34.85 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Milton Keynes

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Lead 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) API Development
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)

Lead 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) API Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple