Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 24 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.

Architect
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 64 99 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.36% 10.68% 9.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.03% 11.07% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 88 62
Northamptonshire median daily rate £550 £550 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.15% +14.47%
10th Percentile £450 £442 £366
90th Percentile £588 £625 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £535 £500
% change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.08 - -

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 638 894 744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 96.44% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 651 505
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £539 £575 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.63 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% -3.13% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.55 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +4.21% -3.70%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -10 32 £550 - 1
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.88%) SDLC
5 13 (20.31%) Internet
5 13 (20.31%) J2EE
5 13 (20.31%) JBoss
6 12 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 12 (18.75%) JMS
6 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 12 (18.75%) Spring
6 12 (18.75%) Java EE
7 10 (15.63%) Microservices
8 9 (14.06%) TOGAF
9 8 (12.50%) Migration
9 8 (12.50%) IT Strategy
10 7 (10.94%) ERP
10 7 (10.94%) SOA
10 7 (10.94%) SAP
11 6 (9.38%) OO
11 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
12 5 (7.81%) Service Design
12 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
12 5 (7.81%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
12 5 (7.81%) Service Management
12 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
12 5 (7.81%) Middleware

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 13 (20.31%) JBoss
2 12 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.25%) Documentum
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.56%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) VSAN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) ERwin
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) J2EE
2 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 12 (18.75%) Java EE
2 12 (18.75%) JMS
2 12 (18.75%) Spring
3 5 (7.81%) Middleware
3 5 (7.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (6.25%) SOAP
5 3 (4.69%) .NET
5 3 (4.69%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.69%) Kafka
5 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 3 (4.69%) REST
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) DataPower
2 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
1 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
3 14 (21.88%) SDLC
4 10 (15.63%) Microservices
5 9 (14.06%) TOGAF
6 8 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 8 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (10.94%) ERP
7 7 (10.94%) SOA
8 6 (9.38%) Data Integration
8 6 (9.38%) OO
8 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.81%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Service Design
9 5 (7.81%) Service Management
10 4 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 4 (6.25%) DevOps
10 4 (6.25%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) MCSE
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CCNA
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) OpenText
3 3 (4.69%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Pega
4 2 (3.13%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Epicor
5 1 (1.56%) Infor
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Sage
5 1 (1.56%) Software AG
5 1 (1.56%) Talend
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.56%) VMware