Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 12 December 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.49% 9.11% 10.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 9.69% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 69
Southampton median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £356
90th Percentile £706 £678 £700
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £513 £478
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.33% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £52.00 £54.37
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +81.22%

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 436 485 661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.57% 93.99% 97.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 339 451
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £173 £192 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 66
Southampton median hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.93% -16.42% +6.35%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £21.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.39% +7.18% +21.21%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 Southampton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 7 (17.50%) Data Management
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
4 6 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) Data Governance
4 6 (15.00%) GDPR
5 5 (12.50%) IaaS
5 5 (12.50%) SaaS
5 5 (12.50%) PaaS
5 5 (12.50%) SAP
5 5 (12.50%) Windows
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Information Security
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.00%) MPLS
6 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.00%) Big Data
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) IaaS
1 5 (12.50%) PaaS
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 4 (10.00%) MPLS
2 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
1 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Kalido
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ERwin
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) JDBC
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) CMDB
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 7 (17.50%) Data Management
3 6 (15.00%) Data Architecture
3 6 (15.00%) Data Governance
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) Data Security
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (7.50%) EAI
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) R
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CCDE
1 1 (2.50%) CCDP
1 1 (2.50%) CCIE
1 1 (2.50%) CCNA
1 1 (2.50%) CCNP
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
1 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
1 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Firmware
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Aruba
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) FNZ
5 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.50%) hybris
5 1 (2.50%) Intel
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Meraki
5 1 (2.50%) Mercator