Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 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.

Architect
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 30 13
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.12% 2.90% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 3.13% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 30
Slough median daily rate £600 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £494 £350 £374
90th Percentile £775 £650 £721
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £54.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 280 288 456
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 92.90% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 189 310
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £558 £481 £507
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.10 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Slough over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Slough

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Slough region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 3 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (14.29%) Service Design
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Diagram
5 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (9.52%) 4G
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) SaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Visualforce
5 2 (9.52%) Apex Code
5 2 (9.52%) JPA
5 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (9.52%) TPMS
2 1 (4.76%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) 4G
3 2 (9.52%) 5G
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) IDMS
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) EJB
2 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) JPA
2 2 (9.52%) JSF
2 2 (9.52%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
2 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Servlets
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) Struts
2 2 (9.52%) Visualforce
3 1 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) HPUX
2 2 (9.52%) OpenVMS
2 2 (9.52%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) High Availability
2 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 3 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (14.29%) Service Design
2 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Deployment Diagram
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) MSF
3 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Apex Code
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) C++
1 2 (9.52%) COBOL
1 2 (9.52%) Fortran
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Pascal
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (4.76%) CCSP
1 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) Pardot
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware