Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 46 24
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 229 102 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 7.53% 4.48% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.95% 4.76% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 57 113
Surrey median daily rate £575 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% -4.21%
10th Percentile £469 £450 £425
90th Percentile £688 £651 £655
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £504
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.12% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Surrey median hourly rate £28.25 - £52.50
10th Percentile £16.78 - £47.50
90th Percentile £34.33 - £60.80
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £29.92 £52.56
% change year-on-year +169.82% -43.08% +40.17%

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 2,880 2,145 2,436
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.20% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,006 1,415 1,603
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £300 £242 £241
90th Percentile £589 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 79 183
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -19.57% +24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.70 £11.05
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.50 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +9.35%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 50 £600 +2.56% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 39 £550 +10.00% 1
Reigate - 28 £550 - 7
Guildford -7 6 £525 - 10
Woking +12 4 £473 -1.56%
Egham - 4 £600 - 1
Redhill +14 3 £563 +4.65% 3
Leatherhead -1 3 £550 - 2
Tadworth +3 2 £605 -10.37%
Weybridge -15 2 £525 -
Cobham - 1 - -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 55 (24.02%) TOGAF
2 53 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (20.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (17.03%) Java
5 37 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (15.28%) SAP
7 33 (14.41%) Migration
8 32 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (13.10%) Finance
10 28 (12.23%) Degree
11 27 (11.79%) Oracle
11 27 (11.79%) Security Architecture
12 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
12 25 (10.92%) DevOps
13 22 (9.61%) Data Centre
13 22 (9.61%) SQL
14 20 (8.73%) Unix
14 20 (8.73%) Windows
14 20 (8.73%) Data Modelling
14 20 (8.73%) Firewall
14 20 (8.73%) Big Data
15 19 (8.30%) JSON
16 18 (7.86%) Scrum
16 18 (7.86%) .NET
16 18 (7.86%) Analytics
17 17 (7.42%) Linux
18 16 (6.99%) CISSP
19 15 (6.55%) Visualisation
19 15 (6.55%) Data Architecture
20 14 (6.11%) CRM

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 11 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.49%) Confluence
4 7 (3.06%) JBoss
5 4 (1.75%) Apache
6 3 (1.31%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.31%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.49%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (3.06%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.18%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.75%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.87%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM for Utilities
6 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (20.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 12 (5.24%) IaaS
4 11 (4.80%) PaaS
5 9 (3.93%) Office 365
5 9 (3.93%) SaaS
6 8 (3.49%) Force.com
7 6 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.18%) Serverless
9 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.87%) GitHub
10 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.87%) Veeva
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.73%) Firewall
2 11 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.37%) Network Security
4 7 (3.06%) LAN
5 4 (1.75%) WAN
6 3 (1.31%) SAN
7 2 (0.87%) HTTP
7 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.87%) SMS
7 2 (0.87%) VoIP
8 1 (0.44%) DHCP
8 1 (0.44%) DNS
8 1 (0.44%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.73%) Big Data
2 13 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.06%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (2.62%) MySQL
6 6 (2.62%) MySQL Workbench
6 6 (2.62%) SAP BW
7 5 (2.18%) Power BI
8 4 (1.75%) GIS
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.31%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.31%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.87%) Impala
10 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (4.80%) Git (software)
1 11 (4.80%) JIRA
2 10 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.18%) Artifactory
4 5 (2.18%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.31%) Gradle
5 3 (1.31%) RhodeCode
5 3 (1.31%) Subversion
5 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.44%) ProC
7 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (13.10%) Finance
2 8 (3.49%) Marketing
3 5 (2.18%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.30%) JSON
2 18 (7.86%) .NET
3 13 (5.68%) REST
3 13 (5.68%) Spring
3 13 (5.68%) Spring Boot
3 13 (5.68%) XML
4 12 (5.24%) Spring Cloud
4 12 (5.24%) Web Services
5 10 (4.37%) Middleware
6 7 (3.06%) SOAP
7 6 (2.62%) Apache Camel
7 6 (2.62%) Visualforce
8 5 (2.18%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.18%) HTML
8 5 (2.18%) Node.js
8 5 (2.18%) RESTful
8 5 (2.18%) WCF
9 4 (1.75%) J2EE
10 3 (1.31%) CSS
10 3 (1.31%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.93%) User Experience
4 8 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.06%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.75%) PKI
8 4 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) RIA
10 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.44%) SCADA
11 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.73%) Unix
1 20 (8.73%) Windows
2 17 (7.42%) Linux
3 7 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.62%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.02%) TOGAF
2 37 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.41%) Migration
4 32 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (11.79%) Security Architecture
6 25 (10.92%) DevOps
7 20 (8.73%) Data Modelling
8 18 (7.86%) Analytics
8 18 (7.86%) Scrum
9 15 (6.55%) Data Architecture
9 15 (6.55%) Visualisation
10 14 (6.11%) CRM
10 14 (6.11%) Data Governance
11 13 (5.68%) Data Management
11 13 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.68%) OWASP
11 13 (5.68%) Project Management
11 13 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.68%) UML
12 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.03%) Java
2 22 (9.61%) SQL
3 13 (5.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.06%) Python
6 6 (2.62%) Apex Code
7 4 (1.75%) C#
7 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.87%) C
8 2 (0.87%) Perl
8 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) R
9 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (12.23%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) CISSP
3 13 (5.68%) TOGAF Certification
4 12 (5.24%) CISA
5 11 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.37%) CCNA
6 10 (4.37%) CCNP
6 10 (4.37%) CISM
7 9 (3.93%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.75%) CCIE
9 3 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.44%) CRISC
10 1 (0.44%) GIAC
10 1 (0.44%) IISP
10 1 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.24%) GDPR
1 12 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.80%) NIST 800
3 7 (3.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 10 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) Terraform
2 4 (1.75%) SCCM
2 4 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.87%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.87%) Oozie
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) vRealize
5 1 (0.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.44%) Nessus
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (15.28%) SAP
2 27 (11.79%) Oracle
3 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.11%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.49%) Cisco
6 6 (2.62%) McAfee
7 4 (1.75%) Capita
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.75%) Tableau
8 3 (1.31%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.31%) Axway
8 3 (1.31%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.31%) Concur
8 3 (1.31%) EMC
9 2 (0.87%) Ariba
9 2 (0.87%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.87%) IBM
9 2 (0.87%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow