Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £619 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.51% 9.09% 9.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 9.86% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 37
Southampton median daily rate £619 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.76% -19.23%
10th Percentile £400 £520 £448
90th Percentile £706 £745 £678
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £77.42 £80.73 £52.50
% change year-on-year -4.10% +53.77% -3.43%

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 457 416 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 92.24% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 270 295
Southampton median daily rate £425 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.96% +5.52%
10th Percentile £236 £170 £179
90th Percentile £570 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 44
Southampton median hourly rate £15.08 £44.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.73% +214.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.83 £10.43
90th Percentile £33.25 £50.49 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.23% -18.51%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
3 6 (19.35%) Data Management
3 6 (19.35%) Data Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) JSON Schema
4 5 (16.13%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) GIS
4 5 (16.13%) ESRI
4 5 (16.13%) Adobe
4 5 (16.13%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (12.90%) Subversion
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.90%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (12.90%) Data Science
5 4 (12.90%) hybris
5 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
6 3 (9.68%) Oozie

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 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (3.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
1 5 (16.13%) Geospatial Data
1 5 (16.13%) GIS
1 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.90%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.68%) HBase
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) JSON
1 5 (16.13%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Digital Signage
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
3 6 (19.35%) Analytics
3 6 (19.35%) Data Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
5 4 (12.90%) Data Science
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) DAMA
6 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
1 4 (12.90%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Scala
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Oozie
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe
1 5 (16.13%) ESRI
2 4 (12.90%) hybris
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Databricks
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Tableau