Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 52 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -34 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 63 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.20% 3.76% 8.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 3.86% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 90
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £575 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +13.86% +1.00%
10th Percentile £468 £431 £411
90th Percentile £638 £700 £538
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £55.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +46.78% +4.76% +54.41%

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 1,173 1,192 1,161
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.31% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 847 854
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +11.84% -2.25%
10th Percentile £228 £200 £213
90th Percentile £600 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 61
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.75 £9.98
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 29 £550 -4.35% 9
Abingdon +5 2 £454 -27.36% 3
Banbury - 2 £486 - 1
Kidlington - 2 £588 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (26.98%) DevOps
4 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.81%) SAP
6 12 (19.05%) Node.js
6 12 (19.05%) REST
7 11 (17.46%) Java
8 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.87%) CSS
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 9 (14.29%) Web Services
9 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.29%) HTML
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) SOA
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (11.11%) npm
11 7 (11.11%) SDLC
11 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.11%) Sass
11 7 (11.11%) LESS
11 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.11%) ERP
11 7 (11.11%) SQL
11 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

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 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) Totara
3 1 (1.59%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.11%) npm
4 5 (7.94%) Office 365
4 5 (7.94%) SaaS
4 5 (7.94%) Serverless
5 4 (6.35%) Slack
6 3 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.76%) IaaS
6 3 (4.76%) PaaS
7 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.17%) Bluemix
7 2 (3.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) Akamai
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.59%) GitHub
8 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.17%) Big Data
1 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Grunt
1 6 (9.52%) gulp
1 6 (9.52%) webpack
2 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.11%) Publishing
2 6 (9.52%) Billing
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Node.js
1 12 (19.05%) REST
2 10 (15.87%) CSS
3 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 9 (14.29%) HTML
3 9 (14.29%) Web Services
4 7 (11.11%) LESS
4 7 (11.11%) Sass
5 6 (9.52%) .NET
5 6 (9.52%) Ajax
5 6 (9.52%) JSP
5 6 (9.52%) SOAP
6 5 (7.94%) JSON
6 5 (7.94%) Servlets
6 5 (7.94%) Spring
6 5 (7.94%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.76%) EDI
7 3 (4.76%) Struts
8 2 (3.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) CMDB
2 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) SCADA
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) DevOps
3 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (12.70%) SOA
6 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 7 (11.11%) ERP
6 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 7 (11.11%) SDLC
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Quote-to-Cash
8 5 (7.94%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (7.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) Apex Code
5 3 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.17%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) RosettaNet
3 1 (1.59%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Docker
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Terraform
2 3 (4.76%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) SAP
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) CommVault
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) McAfee
5 1 (1.59%) NetApp
5 1 (1.59%) New Relic
5 1 (1.59%) Proofpoint
5 1 (1.59%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO