Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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.

Technical Architect
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 101 99
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £675 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +35.68% +4.74%
10th Percentile £442 £625 £450
90th Percentile £638 £693 £759
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £489
% change year-on-year - +7.42% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1179 1236 1275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.63% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 871 905
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 74
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +7.26% +4.84%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.98
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Oxfordshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Oxfordshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Oxfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -4 5 £525 -22.22% 1
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 1
Banbury - 1 £473 -
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) RosettaNet
4 2 (20.00%) EDIFACT
4 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

Technical 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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Bluemix
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Serverless
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (10.00%) Slack
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) EDIFACT
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp