The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.76% 5.00% 9.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 5.16% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 30
Median daily rate £550 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +1.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 200 213 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.56% 96.82% 98.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 245
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.41 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (29.09%) Big Data
3 13 (23.64%) ESRI
3 13 (23.64%) TOGAF
4 12 (21.82%) Data Integration
5 10 (18.18%) SAP
6 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
7 8 (14.55%) Software Distribution
7 8 (14.55%) Retail
7 8 (14.55%) Use Case
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle
8 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Data Management
8 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
8 7 (12.73%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (12.73%) Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) MapR
8 7 (12.73%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) Data Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (10.91%) Geospatial Data
9 6 (10.91%) Data Governance
9 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.91%) ITIL
9 6 (10.91%) Service Management

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 (7.27%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) IaaS
2 5 (9.09%) PaaS
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) DLNA
1 3 (5.45%) DOCSIS
1 3 (5.45%) DVB
1 3 (5.45%) UPnP
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Big Data
2 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.91%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.09%) Power BI
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (14.55%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) PostGIS
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Drill
2 4 (7.27%) Middleware
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) HTML5
3 3 (5.45%) POSIX
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) Sensu
5 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) STB
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Digital TV
3 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.45%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) MPEG
5 1 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) TOGAF
2 12 (21.82%) Data Integration
3 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
3 9 (16.36%) ETL
3 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.55%) Software Distribution
4 8 (14.55%) Use Case
5 7 (12.73%) Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Big Data Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Data Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Data Management
5 7 (12.73%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) Data Governance
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Service Management
7 5 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (9.09%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C
2 3 (5.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCIE
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) GDPR
3 2 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.82%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) ESRI
2 10 (18.18%) SAP
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 7 (12.73%) MapR
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 5 (9.09%) Informatica
5 5 (9.09%) Tableau
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco
7 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Splunk
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
9 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
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