The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 30 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.13% 4.16% 13.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 4.35% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 36
Median daily rate £550 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £478 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 343 368 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.49% 95.58% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 260 220
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Northamptonshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Northamptonshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Northamptonshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 8 £538 +10.25% 3
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
4 6 (14.63%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.63%) Windows
4 6 (14.63%) IT Strategy
4 6 (14.63%) Microservices
5 5 (12.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) OOD
5 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.76%) Android
6 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.76%) Network Design
6 4 (9.76%) OVSD
6 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
6 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) BGP
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) ICMP
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) ERwin
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Dojo
4 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.07%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) IT Strategy
3 6 (14.63%) Microservices
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) OOD
4 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.76%) ERP
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.76%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Groovy
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) OVSD
2 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
1 4 (9.76%) HP
1 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Sencha
3 1 (2.44%) Talend
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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