The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.92% 6.36% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 6.82% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 40
Median daily rate £550 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -8.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £393 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £628
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 £47.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 807 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.29% 93.29% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 471 394
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Reading

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Reading

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Reading

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.58%) Firewall
4 10 (12.35%) Project Management
5 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.11%) Information Security
5 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.11%) Service Design
6 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (9.88%) Security Architecture
6 8 (9.88%) SIEM
6 8 (9.88%) Banking
7 7 (8.64%) Windows
7 7 (8.64%) HP
7 7 (8.64%) CISSP
7 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (8.64%) Migration
7 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
7 7 (8.64%) Coaching
8 6 (7.41%) Mobile Development
8 6 (7.41%) Apple Swift
8 6 (7.41%) Android Studio
8 6 (7.41%) IT Strategy
8 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
8 6 (7.41%) Android
8 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.41%) QA
8 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
2 2 (2.47%) JBoss
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Maximo
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) SaaS
4 2 (2.47%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) LTE
3 5 (6.17%) GSM
3 5 (6.17%) HSPA
3 5 (6.17%) WCDMA
4 4 (4.94%) BGP
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.94%) ICMP
4 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.94%) Wireless
5 3 (3.70%) Network Security
5 3 (3.70%) SMS
6 2 (2.47%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (2.47%) IMAP
6 2 (2.47%) LDAP
6 2 (2.47%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) SMPP
6 2 (2.47%) SMTP
6 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) HBase
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) OLAP
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Android Studio
1 6 (7.41%) Xcode
2 1 (1.23%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) jMock
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) Mockito
2 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.88%) Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.17%) Publishing
6 4 (4.94%) Retail
7 2 (2.47%) Billing
7 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.23%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) SOAP
1 4 (4.94%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) J2EE
2 3 (3.70%) XML
3 2 (2.47%) CORBA
3 2 (2.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.23%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.23%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.23%) OpenID
4 1 (1.23%) OpenRasta
4 1 (1.23%) PowerMock
4 1 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.17%) PKI
3 4 (4.94%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) FMCG
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) Handset
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Android
3 5 (6.17%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.35%) Project Management
2 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.11%) Information Security
2 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 9 (11.11%) Service Design
2 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (9.88%) Security Architecture
3 8 (9.88%) SIEM
4 7 (8.64%) Coaching
4 7 (8.64%) Migration
5 6 (7.41%) IT Strategy
5 6 (7.41%) Mobile Development
5 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.41%) SOA
6 5 (6.17%) Data Architecture
6 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.17%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) Java
2 6 (7.41%) Apple Swift
2 6 (7.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.47%) PHP
3 2 (2.47%) Scala
4 1 (1.23%) C#
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) Ruby
4 1 (1.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) CISSP
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) CCNP
4 4 (4.94%) CISM
4 4 (4.94%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.94%) SANS
5 3 (3.70%) GIAC
6 2 (2.47%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) MBA
7 1 (1.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) WCAG
3 1 (1.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) OVSD
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) HP
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Apple
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Apigee
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix
5 2 (2.47%) Siebel
6 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.23%) Nokia
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) Samsung
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) Teradata
6 1 (1.23%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.23%) Veritas
6 1 (1.23%) Virgin Media
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