The median contractor rate for an Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 18 35
Rank change year-on-year -22 +17  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.50% 9.24% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 9.49% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 14
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £438 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £625 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 295 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.56% 97.36% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1008 1179
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £128 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 43 49
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £8.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £23.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Publishing
3 5 (21.74%) CMS
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Puppet
5 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (13.04%) Ansible
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (8.70%) SELinux
6 2 (8.70%) iptables
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (8.70%) Node.js
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) Qualys
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Windows

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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.35%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.35%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Babel
3 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 6 (26.09%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) POSIX
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) EJB
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) API Development
4 1 (4.35%) BPEL
4 1 (4.35%) BPMN
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) User Stories
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) ES6
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Salt
2 2 (8.70%) SELinux
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) Packer
3 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Siebel
2 1 (4.35%) Talend