Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 February 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 34 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.69% 5.01% 7.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 5.08% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 38
Oxford median daily rate £550 £575 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +10.58% -2.80%
10th Percentile £450 £471 £413
90th Percentile £600 £723 £562
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £575 £520
% change year-on-year -4.35% +10.58% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £45.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 686 669 552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 98.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 491 439
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.92% -3.34%
10th Percentile £262 £163 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 31
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% -36.62% +89.66%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £9.98
90th Percentile £46.50 £63.40 £55.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +13.33%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Oxford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Oxford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Oxford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (21.21%) SDLC
5 6 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 6 (18.18%) Quote-to-Cash
5 6 (18.18%) Billing
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) CSS
5 6 (18.18%) Apex Code
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) QA
5 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.18%) Node.js
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) Sass
6 5 (15.15%) LESS
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
6 5 (15.15%) Django
6 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) npm
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Bluemix
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Grunt
2 4 (12.12%) gulp
2 4 (12.12%) webpack
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
1 6 (18.18%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) Django
2 5 (15.15%) LESS
2 5 (15.15%) React
2 5 (15.15%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) Sass
3 4 (12.12%) Ajax
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) EDI
6 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) SDLC
5 6 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) Quote-to-Cash
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Apex Code
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO