Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 61 41
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 32 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.00% 1.98% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 2.07% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 29
Oxford median daily rate £600 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.83% -1.50% -
10th Percentile £450 £423 £430
90th Percentile £775 £603 £625
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +17.07% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 - -

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 627 629 654
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.97% 96.03% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 507 484
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £298 £254 £203
90th Percentile £575 £570 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 26
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +27.84% -12.36%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.19 £8.80
90th Percentile £41.88 £60.63 £36.88
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £17.64 £14.88
% change year-on-year +6.32% +18.55% -7.03%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (34.38%) SDLC
4 10 (31.25%) GDPR
5 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
6 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 7 (21.88%) Information Security
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
8 6 (18.75%) Microservices
8 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.75%) Node.js
8 6 (18.75%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) SAP
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
9 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) HIPAA
10 4 (12.50%) OAuth
10 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.50%) Network Security
10 4 (12.50%) PKI
10 4 (12.50%) PaaS
10 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 4 (12.50%) Mobile App

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 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) GitHub
3 4 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (12.50%) IaaS
3 4 (12.50%) Office 365
3 4 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) DAB
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Power BI
2 2 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) OAuth
2 4 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 4 (12.50%) SAML
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Laravel
4 1 (3.13%) React
4 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.13%) Symfony
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) SDLC
3 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
4 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (21.88%) Information Security
6 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.75%) Microservices
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
8 4 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.50%) SABSA
8 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) SIEM
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) CEH
2 4 (12.50%) CISM
2 4 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) GDPR
2 5 (15.63%) HIPAA
2 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Sophos
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk