Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 August 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 39 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 219 125 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.75% 4.98% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 5.25% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 73 94
Surrey median daily rate £575 £538 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +6.17% -2.41%
10th Percentile £469 £420 £413
90th Percentile £706 £675 £613
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate £28.25 - £60.00
South East median hourly rate £28.97 £29.92 £52.00
% change year-on-year -3.19% -42.46% +40.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,068 2,381 2,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 94.90% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,120 1,632 1,652
Surrey median daily rate £466 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £245
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 78 114
Surrey median hourly rate £22.50 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.13
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.25% -10.00% +14.29%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +6 41 £575 -1.71% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 41 £600 +29.73% 1
Reigate -2 23 £550 - 7
Guildford -1 21 £600 +5.37% 8
Leatherhead +3 7 £575 +17.35% 3
Redhill +20 6 £650 +11.59% 1
Woking +8 6 £525 +9.38%
Weybridge - 2 £519 - 2
Egham - 2 £600 - 1
Cobham +3 1 - -
Epsom -2 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Surrey region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 42 (19.18%) TOGAF
2 41 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.07%) Finance
3 33 (15.07%) Java
4 31 (14.16%) Scrum
5 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (12.33%) SAP
7 26 (11.87%) Oracle
8 23 (10.50%) Data Modelling
8 23 (10.50%) GDPR
9 22 (10.05%) Security Architecture
9 22 (10.05%) Microsoft
10 21 (9.59%) Migration
11 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (9.13%) Data Centre
12 18 (8.22%) Kanban
12 18 (8.22%) Windows
13 17 (7.76%) Degree
13 17 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (7.31%) .NET
14 16 (7.31%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (6.85%) JSON
15 15 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 15 (6.85%) Big Data
15 15 (6.85%) REST
15 15 (6.85%) Office 365
15 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
15 15 (6.85%) DevOps
16 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (3.65%) Confluence
1 8 (3.65%) SAS
2 7 (3.20%) IIS
2 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.74%) Anypoint
4 5 (2.28%) Apache
4 5 (2.28%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.28%) JBoss
4 5 (2.28%) Mule
5 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.37%) FileNet
6 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.65%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (2.74%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.28%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.83%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.46%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.85%) Office 365
3 7 (3.20%) Force.com
4 6 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (2.74%) IaaS
5 5 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.28%) SaaS
6 4 (1.83%) PaaS
7 3 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.91%) Heroku
8 2 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.91%) Veeva
9 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.46%) Google Play
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.39%) Firewall
2 10 (4.57%) Network Security
2 10 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.11%) WAN
4 6 (2.74%) LAN
5 5 (2.28%) VPN
6 4 (1.83%) IPsec
7 3 (1.37%) BGP
7 3 (1.37%) MPLS
7 3 (1.37%) OSPF
7 3 (1.37%) Wireless
8 2 (0.91%) DNS
8 2 (0.91%) Internet
8 2 (0.91%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.91%) NAS
8 2 (0.91%) SAN
9 1 (0.46%) ATM
9 1 (0.46%) OpenFlow
9 1 (0.46%) SMS
9 1 (0.46%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.85%) Big Data
2 13 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.20%) MySQL
6 6 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (2.74%) DataStage
6 6 (2.74%) MySQL Workbench
6 6 (2.74%) QualityStage
7 4 (1.83%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.37%) Adabas
8 3 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.37%) Power BI
9 2 (0.91%) DTS
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.46%) OLTP
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.02%) JIRA
2 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.28%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.37%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.37%) Gradle
5 3 (1.37%) Rational Rose
5 3 (1.37%) RhodeCode
5 3 (1.37%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.91%) Subversion
6 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (15.07%) Finance
2 3 (1.37%) Legal
2 3 (1.37%) Local Government
3 2 (0.91%) Marketing
3 2 (0.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Advertising
4 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.46%) Banking
4 1 (0.46%) Billing
4 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.31%) .NET
2 15 (6.85%) JSON
2 15 (6.85%) REST
3 14 (6.39%) Middleware
4 9 (4.11%) XML
5 8 (3.65%) Spring
5 8 (3.65%) Spring Boot
5 8 (3.65%) Spring Cloud
6 7 (3.20%) J2EE
6 7 (3.20%) OAuth
7 6 (2.74%) Visualforce
8 5 (2.28%) Lucene
8 5 (2.28%) OAuth2
9 4 (1.83%) Java EE
9 4 (1.83%) Web Services
10 3 (1.37%) Redux
11 2 (0.91%) JAAS
11 2 (0.91%) Node.js
11 2 (0.91%) OpenID
11 2 (0.91%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.20%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.28%) PKI
6 5 (2.28%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.28%) User Experience
7 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.37%) PMI
8 3 (1.37%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.91%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.22%) Windows
2 12 (5.48%) Windows 10
3 10 (4.57%) Unix
4 8 (3.65%) Linux
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) AIX
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.18%) TOGAF
2 41 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.16%) Scrum
4 23 (10.50%) Data Modelling
5 22 (10.05%) Security Architecture
6 21 (9.59%) Migration
7 20 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (8.22%) Kanban
9 17 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (6.85%) DevOps
11 14 (6.39%) Data Architecture
11 14 (6.39%) Data Management
11 14 (6.39%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (6.39%) Information Security
12 13 (5.94%) Data Governance
12 13 (5.94%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (5.94%) Microservices
12 13 (5.94%) OWASP
12 13 (5.94%) Test Automation
13 12 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.07%) Java
2 13 (5.94%) SQL
3 7 (3.20%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.20%) Python
4 6 (2.74%) Apex Code
5 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.37%) C
6 3 (1.37%) Natural
6 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.46%) ABAP
7 1 (0.46%) Java 8
7 1 (0.46%) Perl
7 1 (0.46%) R
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (7.76%) Degree
2 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) CISSP
4 13 (5.94%) CISA
5 12 (5.48%) CISM
6 10 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.11%) CCNA
7 9 (4.11%) CCNP
8 4 (1.83%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.37%) CCIE
9 3 (1.37%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.37%) IISP
9 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.91%) CCIE Data Center
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.46%) GIAC
11 1 (0.46%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.50%) GDPR
2 15 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.48%) NIST 800
4 5 (2.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.37%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (1.37%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.37%) ISO 31000
6 3 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.91%) QA
8 1 (0.46%) COBIT
8 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) Docker
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) vCloud
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (3.20%) SCCM
3 3 (1.37%) Nessus
3 3 (1.37%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 2 (0.91%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.91%) vRealize
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (12.33%) SAP
2 26 (11.87%) Oracle
3 22 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.31%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (5.94%) Cisco
6 11 (5.02%) IBM
7 5 (2.28%) VMware
8 4 (1.83%) Apigee
8 4 (1.83%) Citrix
8 4 (1.83%) McAfee
8 4 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.37%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.37%) Capita
9 3 (1.37%) Casewise
9 3 (1.37%) Centrify
9 3 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.37%) Concur
9 3 (1.37%) Splunk
9 3 (1.37%) Sun
9 3 (1.37%) Tripwire