The median contractor rate for a Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 7 13 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 12.77% 3.70% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 3.90% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 77 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 95.74% 95.06% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 79
Median daily rate £300 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +162.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Peterborough

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Peterborough

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Peterborough region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 27 (87.10%) Web Services
2 24 (77.42%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) SOA
3 20 (64.52%) Finance
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
4 19 (61.29%) Hibernate
4 19 (61.29%) Spring
4 19 (61.29%) Apache Flex
4 19 (61.29%) Adobe
4 19 (61.29%) OO
4 19 (61.29%) J2EE
4 19 (61.29%) HTML
4 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (51.61%) Information Security
6 11 (35.48%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) Banking
8 7 (22.58%) Presales
9 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
9 5 (16.13%) Microservices
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) VMS
10 4 (12.90%) HTTP
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.90%) Big Data
11 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
12 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (6.45%) Internet

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) Web Services
2 24 (77.42%) .NET
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
4 19 (61.29%) Apache Flex
4 19 (61.29%) Hibernate
4 19 (61.29%) HTML
4 19 (61.29%) J2EE
4 19 (61.29%) Spring
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) VMS
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) SOA
2 19 (61.29%) OO
3 16 (51.61%) Information Security
4 7 (22.58%) Presales
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.23%) Data Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Adobe
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) VMware