The median contractor rate for an Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Architect
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.32% 13.42% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 13.70% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
Median daily rate £475 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.31% -2.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 158 146 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.53% 97.99% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 53
Median daily rate £413 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +157.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £49.46 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Portsmouth

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Portsmouth

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Portsmouth region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) IFS
4 3 (27.27%) CRUD
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) DRM
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Information Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (27.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Conversion
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (9.09%) ColdFusion
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) QUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
1 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) CRUD
2 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Data Conversion
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) DRM
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Information Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) IFS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) VMware