Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 59 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 8.87% 12.11% 8.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.49% 12.64% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 67 38
Swindon median daily rate £550 £550 £532
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -2.79%
10th Percentile £500 £431 £371
90th Percentile £735 £625 £622
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £525 £523
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.33% -4.86%
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 622 641 743
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 95.81% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 456 566
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.15%
10th Percentile £290 £259 £253
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 22
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.15 £24.55 £41.45
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -29.22% +24.19% +42.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 2018, 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 Swindon region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.81%) .NET
4 13 (22.03%) ETL
4 13 (22.03%) DevOps
5 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.56%) Customer-Centricity
7 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
7 8 (13.56%) Open Source
8 7 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (11.86%) QA
8 7 (11.86%) Velocity
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.86%) C#
8 7 (11.86%) Java
8 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (8.47%) Docker
10 5 (8.47%) User Stories
10 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
10 5 (8.47%) .NET Core
10 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
10 5 (8.47%) Confluence
10 5 (8.47%) JIRA

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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) IaaS
2 3 (5.08%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) VPN
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Back Office
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.86%) Velocity
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Core
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.08%) JSON
5 3 (5.08%) Node.js
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) Web Services
7 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.69%) CSS3
7 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.69%) HTML5
7 1 (1.69%) React
7 1 (1.69%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) SOAP
7 1 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) RIA
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) DevOps
2 13 (22.03%) ETL
3 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.56%) Customer-Centricity
5 8 (13.56%) Data Architecture
5 8 (13.56%) Open Source
6 7 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.47%) User Stories
9 4 (6.78%) Analytics
9 4 (6.78%) Validation
10 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.08%) ITIL
10 3 (5.08%) Migration
10 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) C#
1 7 (11.86%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) CISSP
1 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PSD2
2 2 (3.39%) SEPA
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (5.08%) PowerHA
2 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.78%) IBM
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Cadence
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Sencha
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.69%) Snow
5 1 (1.69%) Unisys
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas