Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 21 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 59 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 -32 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 24 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.26% 3.38% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.43% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 47
Oxford median daily rate £550 £523 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.45% -2.86%
10th Percentile £501 £432 £413
90th Percentile £612 £688 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
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 711 700 655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 98.59% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 532 518
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £185 £213
90th Percentile £584 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -23.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.53% +6.25% +4.92%

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 21 November 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 21 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 Oxford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 6 (25.00%) Quote-to-Cash
5 6 (25.00%) Apex Code
5 6 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Billing
5 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Terraform
6 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (12.50%) Ansible
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling

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 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.17%) Bluemix
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Serverless
3 1 (4.17%) Slack
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
1 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
General
1 6 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) EDIFACT
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) LESS
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Sass
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Quote-to-Cash
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Terraform
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Kibana
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Packer
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.17%) VMware