Period
to 22 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 November 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 30 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.69% 8.56% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 9.13% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 33
Southampton median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £400 £450 £433
90th Percentile £688 £679 £672
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £77.42 - £30.50

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 503 449 479
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 93.74% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 281 333
Southampton median daily rate £438 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.96% +5.52%
10th Percentile £300 £149 £206
90th Percentile £540 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 39
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +82.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.53 £10.90
90th Percentile £42.90 £48.84 £28.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.00% +25.00%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 7 (23.33%) Adobe
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (20.00%) ESRI
2 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.00%) hybris
2 6 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (16.67%) JSON Schema
3 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 5 (16.67%) UML
3 5 (16.67%) GIS
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.67%) JSON
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Signage
6 2 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (6.67%) Scala
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop

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 2 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Apigee
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (16.67%) GIS
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) Riak
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) JSON
1 5 (16.67%) JSON Schema
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) Kafka
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.67%) Digital Signage
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.67%) UML
4 4 (13.33%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Python
1 2 (6.67%) Scala
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Java 8
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (6.67%) XenServer
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Adobe
2 6 (20.00%) ESRI
2 6 (20.00%) hybris
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.33%) Databricks
5 1 (3.33%) Imperva
5 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Varonis