Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 July 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 63 36
Rank change year-on-year +34 -27 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 85 35 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.55% 3.00% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 3.10% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 44
Oxfordshire median daily rate £650 £496 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.98% -0.75% -
10th Percentile £495 £416 £427
90th Percentile £753 £614 £646
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £504
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.12% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.92 £52.50
% change year-on-year +50.40% -43.01% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,262 1,129 1,128
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 96.66% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 802 824
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.32% -2.81%
10th Percentile £263 £232 £213
90th Percentile £600 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 58
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% -10.94%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.46 £10.46
90th Percentile £53.88 £48.80 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 34 £588 +19.29% 6
Kidlington - 7 £575 -
Abingdon -2 2 £650 +26.83% 3
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (32.94%) Windows
4 22 (25.88%) Microservices
5 19 (22.35%) Linux
6 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (21.18%) Node.js
7 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (18.82%) Migration
9 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 14 (16.47%) Change Management
11 13 (15.29%) ITIL
11 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.29%) PHP
11 13 (15.29%) Public Cloud
12 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (14.12%) C#
12 12 (14.12%) SaaS
13 11 (12.94%) Java
13 11 (12.94%) SOA
13 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
13 11 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (12.94%) DevOps
14 10 (11.76%) New Relic
14 10 (11.76%) REST
14 10 (11.76%) Service Design
14 10 (11.76%) Slack
14 10 (11.76%) PagerDuty
14 10 (11.76%) SAP
14 10 (11.76%) ITSM

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (11.76%) Drupal
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ENOVIA
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (1.18%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.12%) SaaS
4 10 (11.76%) Slack
5 5 (5.88%) Office 365
6 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) LAN
1 6 (7.06%) WAN
2 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) DHCP
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) FTP
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) SMS
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.18%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.71%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Power BI
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) JUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) Node.js
2 10 (11.76%) REST
3 7 (8.24%) React
4 5 (5.88%) Django
5 4 (4.71%) Laravel
5 4 (4.71%) Symfony
6 3 (3.53%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.35%) .NET
7 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.35%) EDI
7 2 (2.35%) SAP ALE
7 2 (2.35%) Web Services
7 2 (2.35%) WPF
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.18%) jQuery
8 1 (1.18%) JSON
8 1 (1.18%) Middleware
8 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.06%) CMDB
3 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) VLE
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Microservices
3 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (18.82%) Migration
5 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 14 (16.47%) Change Management
7 13 (15.29%) ITIL
8 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (12.94%) DevOps
9 11 (12.94%) SOA
10 10 (11.76%) ITSM
10 10 (11.76%) Service Design
11 9 (10.59%) Decision-Making
11 9 (10.59%) OO
11 9 (10.59%) Project Planning
11 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (10.59%) Time Management
11 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
12 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
1 13 (15.29%) PHP
2 12 (14.12%) C#
3 11 (12.94%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) Scala
5 5 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) MCITP
1 2 (2.35%) MCSE
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.35%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.18%) CCNP
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) GDPR
2 6 (7.06%) HIPAA
2 6 (7.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.71%) QA
4 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) New Relic
2 10 (11.76%) PagerDuty
2 10 (11.76%) SAP
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) F5
5 1 (1.18%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.18%) Proofpoint
5 1 (1.18%) Sophos