Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 14 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 46 66
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 62 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.63% 5.15% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 5.35% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 34
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £425 £470 £425
90th Percentile £700 £638 £688
South East median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 - -
South East median hourly rate £73.34 £80.73 £53.50
% change year-on-year -9.15% +50.90% +12.63%

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 1,071 1,158 1,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 96.26% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 898 874
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £590 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 48
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.13 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.03% +5.53%
10th Percentile £13.75 £10.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £49.00 £47.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +21 28 £600 +9.09% 4
Kidlington +3 4 £625 +6.38% 1
Banbury +1 4 £475 -2.31%
Abingdon -10 1 - - 4
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (35.48%) Migration
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (19.35%) PaaS
4 12 (19.35%) Office 365
4 12 (19.35%) IaaS
5 11 (17.74%) Windows
6 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
6 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 10
7 8 (12.90%) Reference Data
7 8 (12.90%) SAP
8 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.68%) SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
9 6 (9.68%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (8.06%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (8.06%) Power BI
10 5 (8.06%) Analytics
10 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
10 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (8.06%) SaaS
10 5 (8.06%) Master Data Management

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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.45%) Totara
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.84%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.35%) IaaS
2 12 (19.35%) Office 365
2 12 (19.35%) PaaS
3 5 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) SaaS
4 4 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.45%) GitHub
4 4 (6.45%) Google Analytics
4 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
1 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 3 (4.84%) DAB
3 2 (3.23%) VPN
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) NGN
4 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Power BI
2 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.45%) Data Lake
2 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.45%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (6.45%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) GitLab
2 1 (1.61%) Ant
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Maven
2 1 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Laravel
1 4 (6.45%) OAuth
1 4 (6.45%) OAuth2
1 4 (6.45%) SAML
1 4 (6.45%) Symfony
2 3 (4.84%) JSON
3 2 (3.23%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.23%) SAP XI
3 2 (3.23%) scikit-learn
3 2 (3.23%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) React
4 1 (1.61%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Reference Data
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
2 4 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.90%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (35.48%) Migration
2 9 (14.52%) Data Migration
2 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (9.68%) SDLC
4 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (8.06%) Analytics
5 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps
5 5 (8.06%) Master Data Management
5 5 (8.06%) Microservices
5 5 (8.06%) Network Design
5 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.06%) User Stories
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Groovy
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) CEH
2 4 (6.45%) CISM
2 4 (6.45%) CISSP
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) ACCA
5 1 (1.61%) CIMA
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (6.45%) GDPR
2 4 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Google
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) Siemens
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk