Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 68 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.07% 7.80% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.66% 8.28% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 60
Northamptonshire median daily rate £550 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £450 £431
90th Percentile £656 £600 £638
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.22 - -

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 785 664 701
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 94.18% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 443 515
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £288 £220 £286
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.25 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -10.64% -7.41%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.28 £9.45
90th Percentile £20.98 £15.00 £36.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £13.93 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.56% +7.15% -7.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 0 49 £550 +4.76% 2
Corby - 2 £716 - 2
Kettering - 1 £500 -
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) DevOps
4 14 (20.59%) Microservices
4 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (17.65%) ERP
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
6 11 (16.18%) Banking
6 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Spring
7 9 (13.24%) .NET
8 8 (11.76%) C#
8 8 (11.76%) OO
8 8 (11.76%) Retail
8 8 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (11.76%) PaaS
9 7 (10.29%) Docker
9 7 (10.29%) SaaS
9 7 (10.29%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
9 7 (10.29%) SAP
9 7 (10.29%) Finance
10 6 (8.82%) Middleware
10 6 (8.82%) Degree
10 6 (8.82%) Maven
10 6 (8.82%) PDM
10 6 (8.82%) RESTful
10 6 (8.82%) Pega

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 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
2 2 (2.94%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.47%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) PaaS
3 7 (10.29%) SaaS
4 4 (5.88%) IaaS
5 3 (4.41%) GitHub
5 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.41%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Maven
2 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.41%) GitLab
3 3 (4.41%) Gradle
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.18%) Banking
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 7 (10.29%) Finance
4 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
1 9 (13.24%) Spring
2 8 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 6 (8.82%) Middleware
3 6 (8.82%) RESTful
3 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.41%) OAuth
4 3 (4.41%) OAuth2
4 3 (4.41%) REST
4 3 (4.41%) SAML
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.94%) Java EE
5 2 (2.94%) JMS
5 2 (2.94%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.47%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Fintech
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.47%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) DevOps
3 14 (20.59%) Microservices
4 12 (17.65%) ERP
4 12 (17.65%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.76%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) TDD
9 6 (8.82%) PDM
9 6 (8.82%) SDLC
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.35%) IT Strategy
10 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.88%) Information Security
12 3 (4.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (8.82%) Java 8
4 5 (7.35%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) CEH
2 3 (4.41%) CISM
2 3 (4.41%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) GDPR
2 3 (4.41%) GCP
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Pega
3 3 (4.41%) Infor
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Talend
3 3 (4.41%) WSO2
4 2 (2.94%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) JDA
5 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio