The median contractor rate for a Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 2 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.38% 0.85% 10.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 0.89% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 35
Median daily rate £500 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

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 279 225 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 95.34% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 171 244
Median daily rate £375 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Architect in the job title.

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Oxford

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (31.43%) Java
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Network Design
4 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Unix
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) Back Office
6 5 (14.29%) Publishing
6 5 (14.29%) SaaS
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (11.43%) Node.js
7 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
7 4 (11.43%) C++
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
7 4 (11.43%) CRM

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 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) IPv4
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Babel
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 5 (14.29%) Back Office
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) XSLT
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) EJB
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.86%) Sass
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Network Design
2 7 (20.00%) SOA
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) API Development
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) C++
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) ES6
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Siebel
4 1 (2.86%) Talend
4 1 (2.86%) VMware