Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 15 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.67% 8.90% 10.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 9.42% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 74
Northamptonshire median daily rate £563 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £400 £439 £439
90th Percentile £625 £588 £634
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 805 626 796
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 94.42% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 401 605
Northamptonshire median daily rate £394 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £297 £200 £300
90th Percentile £523 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 18
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.60 £11.17 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.76% - -10.64%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.29 £8.85
90th Percentile £17.45 £14.40 £26.34
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 42 £544 +3.57% 3
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) DevOps
3 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (19.30%) Retail
4 11 (19.30%) Java
5 10 (17.54%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) Microservices
5 10 (17.54%) IT Strategy
6 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.79%) SAP
6 9 (15.79%) ERP
6 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 7 (12.28%) PaaS
7 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (12.28%) C#
8 6 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (10.53%) .NET
8 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
8 6 (10.53%) Migration
8 6 (10.53%) Degree
8 6 (10.53%) Banking
9 5 (8.77%) Finance
9 5 (8.77%) Information Security
9 5 (8.77%) SQL
9 5 (8.77%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.77%) GDPR
9 5 (8.77%) SDLC
10 4 (7.02%) Threat Management

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 (3.51%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Infor M3
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.75%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.28%) PaaS
3 4 (7.02%) GitHub
3 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 4 (7.02%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) GitLab
2 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.30%) Retail
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) OAuth
2 4 (7.02%) OAuth2
2 4 (7.02%) SAML
2 4 (7.02%) Spring
3 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.26%) RESTful
3 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) MSMQ
4 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.75%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) WPF
5 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) PKI
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) FMCG
4 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) DevOps
3 10 (17.54%) IT Strategy
3 10 (17.54%) Microservices
3 10 (17.54%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) ERP
4 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 6 (10.53%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Information Security
6 5 (8.77%) OO
6 5 (8.77%) SDLC
6 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (7.02%) Internal Audit
7 4 (7.02%) SABSA
7 4 (7.02%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.02%) SIEM
7 4 (7.02%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Java 8
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) CEH
2 4 (7.02%) CISM
2 4 (7.02%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
1 4 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) SAP
2 4 (7.02%) Pega
3 3 (5.26%) Infor
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) JDA
5 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle