Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 55 56
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 29 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.84% 4.02% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 4.15% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 23
Oxford median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +11.65%
10th Percentile £435 £500 £438
90th Percentile £690 £610 £688
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%
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 579 675 703
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.84% 98.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 574 530
Oxford median daily rate £430 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +10.70% +1.63%
10th Percentile £296 £261 £200
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 24
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £15.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +11.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.83 £10.58
90th Percentile £42.75 £65.50 £34.18
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +5.53%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Data Migration
5 7 (24.14%) Reference Data
5 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) Office 365
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) PaaS
7 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.24%) IaaS
7 5 (17.24%) GDPR
8 4 (13.79%) Privileged Identity Management
8 4 (13.79%) Internal Audit
8 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Master Data Management
8 4 (13.79%) User Stories
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
8 4 (13.79%) GitHub
8 4 (13.79%) OAuth2
8 4 (13.79%) SABSA
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (13.79%) Threat Management

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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) GroupWise
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.90%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (20.69%) Office 365
4 5 (17.24%) IaaS
4 5 (17.24%) PaaS
5 4 (13.79%) GitHub
5 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (10.34%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) DAB
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.34%) Data Lake
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.34%) Power BI
1 3 (10.34%) Qlik Sense
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) GitLab
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) OAuth
1 4 (13.79%) OAuth2
1 4 (13.79%) SAML
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.45%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.45%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Reference Data
2 4 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
3 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) Data Migration
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (13.79%) Master Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) SABSA
6 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) SIEM
6 4 (13.79%) Threat Management
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) CEH
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
2 4 (13.79%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) VMware