Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 July 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 80 68 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.54% 9.86% 11.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.40% 10.48% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 67
Swindon median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £463 £466 £450
90th Percentile £725 £650 £1,000
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 597 649 663
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 94.06% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 431 466
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -34.15% +21.84%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £23.23 £53.50 £47.08
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +106.95%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Swindon

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Swindon

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Swindon over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Swindon region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) Banking
3 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (21.25%) .NET
6 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
7 12 (15.00%) DevOps
8 11 (13.75%) Docker
8 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (13.75%) Microservices
8 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (13.75%) Data Architecture
9 10 (12.50%) SQL
9 10 (12.50%) Kubernetes
10 9 (11.25%) C#
10 9 (11.25%) SAP
11 8 (10.00%) Migration
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.00%) .NET Core
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
13 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
13 6 (7.50%) SWIFT
13 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
14 5 (6.25%) Business Transformation
14 5 (6.25%) Master Data Management
14 5 (6.25%) Waterfall

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Site Server
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) npm
3 3 (3.75%) NuGet
3 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.75%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) ATM
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.75%) DB2
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) ERwin
2 4 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) JMeter
3 3 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 31 (38.75%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) .NET Core
3 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.00%) Middleware
5 4 (5.00%) React
6 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.75%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) REST
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.25%) OAuth
8 1 (1.25%) RAML
8 1 (1.25%) RESTful
8 1 (1.25%) Swagger
8 1 (1.25%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.25%) XML
8 1 (1.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) SWIFT
3 5 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.25%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) DataPower
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Robotics
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) AIX
3 2 (2.50%) zOS
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (15.00%) DevOps
4 11 (13.75%) Data Architecture
4 11 (13.75%) Microservices
5 8 (10.00%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 5 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (6.25%) ETL
8 5 (6.25%) Master Data Management
8 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) C#
3 5 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) R
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
1 3 (3.75%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.25%) CCDP
2 1 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.25%) CISM
2 1 (1.25%) CISSP
2 1 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) PSD2
2 2 (2.50%) SEPA
3 1 (1.25%) COBIT
3 1 (1.25%) GAAP
3 1 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.75%) Grafana
2 3 (3.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) SAP
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.00%) IBM
3 4 (5.00%) Splunk
4 3 (3.75%) Unisys
4 3 (3.75%) Veracode
5 2 (2.50%) Apigee
5 2 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) hybris
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Intel
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore