Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 12 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.25% 7.19% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 7.78% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 11
Slough median daily rate £440 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.60% +38.89% -12.62%
10th Percentile £344 £500 £355
90th Percentile £590 £775 £650
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £539 £525
% change year-on-year +2.09% +2.62% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 325 270 300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 92.47% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 179 201
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £135 £211 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.60 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +25.81% +12.73% -36.19%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 4 (22.22%) Data Lake
3 4 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (16.67%) Power BI
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (16.67%) HDInsight
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (16.67%) Kafka
4 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Legal
4 3 (16.67%) Migration

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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Azure Data Factory
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.56%) 5G
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
1 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Lake
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) HDInsight
2 3 (16.67%) Power BI
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) hybris
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) NetCracker
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat