Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 June 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.54% 12.11% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.92% 12.59% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 10
Southampton median daily rate £550 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £473 £435 £408
90th Percentile £641 £650 £625
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £500 £509
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.72% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £80.73 £67.89 £29.00
% change year-on-year +18.91% +134.10% -18.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 428 437 476
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.26% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 260 317
Southampton median daily rate £425 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +7.48% -2.00%
10th Percentile £301 £174 £210
90th Percentile £575 £639 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 33
Southampton median hourly rate £18.38 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.85 £11.30
90th Percentile £47.94 £25.15 £33.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +43.88%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Southampton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Azure Data Factory
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (23.53%) Power BI
6 11 (21.57%) Analytics
6 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.61%) JSON
7 10 (19.61%) Data Lake
8 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (15.69%) GDPR
9 8 (15.69%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (13.73%) IT Strategy
10 7 (13.73%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (13.73%) Migration
10 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
10 7 (13.73%) REST
10 7 (13.73%) High Availability
10 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
11 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.76%) Windows
11 6 (11.76%) HDInsight

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (27.45%) Azure Data Factory
3 8 (15.69%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (7.84%) IaaS
5 4 (7.84%) PaaS
5 4 (7.84%) SaaS
6 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (23.53%) Power BI
3 10 (19.61%) Data Lake
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (11.76%) HDInsight
6 3 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) Big Data
7 2 (3.92%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.92%) Looker
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.92%) QlikView
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) JSON
2 7 (13.73%) REST
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) JSON Schema
6 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (21.57%) Analytics
3 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) High Availability
4 7 (13.73%) IT Strategy
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Decision-Making
6 5 (9.80%) Presales
6 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) ETL
7 4 (7.84%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) CISSP
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) CCIE
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) GDPR
2 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) ESRI
4 2 (3.92%) Intel
4 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Apigee
5 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) hybris
5 1 (1.96%) Imperva
5 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Qualys
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) Varonis
5 1 (1.96%) VMware