Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 63 72
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 82 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.73% 3.07% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 3.22% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 28
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £538 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.63% +10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £449 £414 £423
90th Percentile £700 £635 £558
South East median daily rate £569 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 - -
South East median hourly rate £73.34 £62.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +18.29% +19.23% +9.47%

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 1,185 1,148 1,229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 95.27% 97.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 877 872
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £215
90th Percentile £600 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 37 52
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.36% +7.70% +4.33%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £59.50 £40.55
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +26 30 £600 +11.63% 9
Kidlington +3 6 £625 +13.64% 3
Banbury +1 4 £475 -5.00%
Abingdon -13 2 £650 +25.30% 5
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (25.61%) Migration
4 20 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (20.73%) Windows
6 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.41%) Node.js
7 11 (13.41%) Office 365
7 11 (13.41%) SAP
7 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (12.20%) PHP
8 10 (12.20%) IaaS
8 10 (12.20%) PaaS
8 10 (12.20%) Microservices
8 10 (12.20%) Windows Server
9 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.98%) Public Cloud
9 9 (10.98%) SDLC
9 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (10.98%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.76%) Network Design
10 8 (9.76%) Linux
10 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
10 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.76%) GDPR
11 7 (8.54%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (8.54%) Identity Management
11 7 (8.54%) SQL
11 7 (8.54%) Java
11 7 (8.54%) Information Security

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 6 (7.32%) Drupal
2 4 (4.88%) Totara
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.22%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.41%) Office 365
4 10 (12.20%) IaaS
4 10 (12.20%) PaaS
5 5 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.10%) SaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (4.88%) GitHub
6 4 (4.88%) Google Analytics
6 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 4 (4.88%) Firewall
2 4 (4.88%) Network Security
3 3 (3.66%) DAB
4 2 (2.44%) FTP
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) NGN
5 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SAP BW
1 5 (6.10%) SAP HANA
2 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) Data Lake
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) Power BI
2 4 (4.88%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) GitLab
2 2 (2.44%) JUnit
2 2 (2.44%) Mockito
3 1 (1.22%) Ant
3 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
1 5 (6.10%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) German Language
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Node.js
2 5 (6.10%) Laravel
2 5 (6.10%) Symfony
3 4 (4.88%) OAuth
3 4 (4.88%) OAuth2
3 4 (4.88%) SAML
4 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.66%) JSON
4 3 (3.66%) React
4 3 (3.66%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) EDI
5 2 (2.44%) jQuery
5 2 (2.44%) SAP ALE
5 2 (2.44%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.22%) Middleware
6 1 (1.22%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.66%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.66%) VLE
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) Migration
3 10 (12.20%) Microservices
4 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (10.98%) SDLC
4 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (10.98%) TOGAF
5 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.76%) Network Design
6 7 (8.54%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (8.54%) Identity Management
6 7 (8.54%) Information Security
7 6 (7.32%) CRM
7 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.20%) PHP
3 7 (8.54%) Java
3 7 (8.54%) SQL
4 5 (6.10%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.66%) Scala
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) Groovy
7 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) CEH
2 4 (4.88%) CISM
2 4 (4.88%) CISSP
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.22%) MCITP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) GDPR
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 4 (4.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (3.66%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.32%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
1 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Avaya
6 1 (1.22%) F5
6 1 (1.22%) Siemens
6 1 (1.22%) Sophos
6 1 (1.22%) Splunk