Period
to 20 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.47% 7.05% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 7.55% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 44
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £360 £391 £380
90th Percentile £489 £631 £630
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 £51.25 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -

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 578 715 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 93.34% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 441 470
Northamptonshire median daily rate £382 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 29
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.17 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% - -14.08%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.35 £17.66 £15.15
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.33 £17.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -15.72% +25.05% -2.89%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 -15 17 £400 -20.00% 1
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (28.57%) REST
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) C
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 3 (14.29%) JDBC
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Architectural Design
7 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (9.52%) Terraform
8 2 (9.52%) GitLab
8 2 (9.52%) Datadog
8 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (9.52%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
8 2 (9.52%) Chaos Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) DevSecOps
8 2 (9.52%) Consul

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 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (9.52%) Datadog
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) GitLab
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Architectural Design
6 2 (9.52%) Chaos Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
6 2 (9.52%) DevSecOps
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) C
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) CCSP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PhD
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Consul
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Mesos
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) New Relic
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Pega
2 1 (4.76%) StorageTek
2 1 (4.76%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) VMware