The median contractor rate for a Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 26 22 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.91% 7.12% 9.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 7.49% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 30
Median daily rate £550 £556 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +1.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 332 307 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.95% 95.05% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 212 270
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Swindon

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (21.57%) Banking
4 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
5 8 (15.69%) Target Operating Model
6 7 (13.73%) KYC
6 7 (13.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 7 (13.73%) Actimize
6 7 (13.73%) Identity Management
7 6 (11.76%) Retail
7 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
7 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.80%) SOA
9 4 (7.84%) IBM
9 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.84%) User Experience
9 4 (7.84%) Service Design
10 3 (5.88%) SDLC
10 3 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (5.88%) DevOps
10 3 (5.88%) SWIFT
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) UML
11 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
11 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
11 2 (3.92%) Cisco

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DWDM
1 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ERwin
General
1 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) SOAP
1 2 (3.92%) Spring
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.96%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) React
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.96%) RIA
5 1 (1.96%) Robotics
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
3 8 (15.69%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (13.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 7 (13.73%) Identity Management
4 7 (13.73%) KYC
5 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.80%) SOA
6 4 (7.84%) Service Design
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) SDLC
7 3 (5.88%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Data Security
8 2 (3.92%) Server Hardening
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) ABAP
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Actimize
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Brocade
4 1 (1.96%) BT
4 1 (1.96%) Ciena
4 1 (1.96%) Juniper
4 1 (1.96%) Pega
4 1 (1.96%) Sencha
4 1 (1.96%) VMware