Period
to 2 December 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

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
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 37 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 24 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.67% 4.07% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 4.18% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 59
Median daily rate £365 £700 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.86% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £303 £525 £425
90th Percentile £569 £850 £700
South East median daily rate £550 £550 £560
% change year-on-year - -1.79% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.93
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £77.50 £73.34
% change year-on-year -54.84% +5.67% -

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 145 574 1,084
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.45% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 386 788
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £200 £157 £263
90th Percentile £515 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 46
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.16% +8.15% +12.55%
10th Percentile £21.41 £14.13 £13.75
90th Percentile £181.88 £81.18 £51.88
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +5.00% +11.11%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Oxfordshire.

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 2 December 2020. 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 +19 2 £305 -56.43% 10
Abingdon - 1 £600 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
1 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) DevSecOps
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) DevSecOps
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft