Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 106 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 9.40% 15.43% 8.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.08% 16.26% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 93 47
Swindon median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £481 £442 £395
90th Percentile £731 £845 £613
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% -4.28%
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 655 652 818
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.91% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 478 599
Swindon median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £288 £261 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £539
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +11.30% +0.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 31
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £37.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +76.19% +4.69%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (25.76%) Banking
5 13 (19.70%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (18.18%) .NET
6 12 (18.18%) ETL
7 10 (15.15%) Windows
7 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 9 (13.64%) Migration
8 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.64%) DevOps
9 8 (12.12%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (12.12%) Citrix
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco
9 8 (12.12%) Open Source
9 8 (12.12%) Data Architecture
9 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (10.61%) Velocity
10 7 (10.61%) Java
10 7 (10.61%) Project Management
10 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
10 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
10 7 (10.61%) Customer-Centricity
11 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.09%) NetScaler
11 6 (9.09%) NetApp
11 6 (9.09%) Unisys

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 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Back Office
4 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) Velocity
3 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.55%) JSON
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.03%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.52%) COM
5 1 (1.52%) CSS3
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) WCF
5 1 (1.52%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) RIA
2 5 (7.58%) FlexPod
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (19.70%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (18.18%) ETL
5 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.64%) DevOps
6 9 (13.64%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) Data Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) Open Source
8 7 (10.61%) Customer-Centricity
8 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
8 7 (10.61%) Project Management
9 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) User Stories
10 4 (6.06%) Validation
11 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning
11 3 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) CISSP
1 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) PSD2
3 2 (3.03%) SEPA
4 1 (1.52%) COBIT
4 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (12.12%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco
2 8 (12.12%) Citrix
3 6 (9.09%) NetApp
3 6 (9.09%) Unisys
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Cadence
7 2 (3.03%) EMC
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) Sencha
7 2 (3.03%) Veritas
8 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.52%) Snow