Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.23% 3.67% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 3.74% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 22
Oxford median daily rate £588 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -1.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £450 £438 £463
90th Percentile £794 £644 £625
Oxfordshire median daily rate £625 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 639 589 506
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.31% 98.17% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 432 380
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £261 £225 £160
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 27
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.15% +26.93% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.23 £8.80
90th Percentile £48.25 £77.50 £42.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -12.50%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) Microservices
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
7 10 (29.41%) Change Management
8 9 (26.47%) SaaS
8 9 (26.47%) REST
9 8 (23.53%) Node.js
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (23.53%) ITIL
9 8 (23.53%) SOA
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) ITSM
10 7 (20.59%) New Relic
10 7 (20.59%) DevOps
10 7 (20.59%) PagerDuty
10 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
10 7 (20.59%) Service Design
10 7 (20.59%) Slack
10 7 (20.59%) Decision-Making
11 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (17.65%) GDPR
11 6 (17.65%) React
11 6 (17.65%) Java
12 5 (14.71%) Python
12 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing

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 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) SaaS
3 7 (20.59%) Slack
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.88%) npm
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Power BI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Grunt
3 2 (5.88%) gulp
3 2 (5.88%) webpack
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) REST
2 8 (23.53%) Node.js
3 6 (17.65%) React
4 5 (14.71%) Django
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Ajax
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) LESS
6 2 (5.88%) Sass
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) Laravel
7 1 (2.94%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
2 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.82%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (38.24%) Microservices
4 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
5 10 (29.41%) Change Management
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL
6 8 (23.53%) SOA
7 7 (20.59%) Decision-Making
7 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) ITSM
7 7 (20.59%) Service Design
8 6 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (14.71%) Identity Management
9 5 (14.71%) Information Security
9 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
9 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) GDPR
2 5 (14.71%) HIPAA
2 5 (14.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) New Relic
1 7 (20.59%) PagerDuty
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.94%) Sophos