Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 9 27
Rank change year-on-year -26 +18 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.22% 9.21% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 9.60% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 16
Southampton median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £451 £450 £410
90th Percentile £679 £639 £700
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £77.42 - £29.00

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 515 427 415
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 95.96% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 269 284
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £165 £208
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 27
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% +8.74%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.30 £10.80
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.09 £21.60
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +31.58%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (21.05%) Adobe
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (18.42%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (15.79%) Data Lake
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) Retail
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.16%) JSON
6 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.16%) hybris
6 5 (13.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (13.16%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Power BI
6 5 (13.16%) Geospatial Data

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 4 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (7.89%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) Data Lake
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (13.16%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (13.16%) Power BI
5 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) Big Data
6 3 (7.89%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.26%) GIS
7 2 (5.26%) Looker
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.26%) QlikView
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSON
2 3 (7.89%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) JSON Schema
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) Kafka
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
5 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.89%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.89%) Master Data Management
6 3 (7.89%) Microservices
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Java 8
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Adobe
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) hybris
5 3 (7.89%) ESRI
5 3 (7.89%) SAP
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Intel
6 2 (5.26%) Tableau
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Apigee
7 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.63%) Databricks
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) Imperva
7 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.63%) Qualys
7 1 (2.63%) Varonis