Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 16 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 133 61 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.04% 8.98% 14.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.99% 9.67% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 46 86
Swindon median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £440 £491 £445
90th Percentile £731 £625 £894
Wiltshire median daily rate £545 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -0.91% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £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 783 631 637
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 92.93% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 454 468
Swindon median daily rate £438 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.03% -5.69%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £261
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.81 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £31.45 £24.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +15.43% -2.03% +89.74%

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 October 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 October 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 56 (42.11%) Finance
2 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.06%) Banking
3 28 (21.05%) DevOps
4 23 (17.29%) Microservices
4 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
5 19 (14.29%) .NET
5 19 (14.29%) Middleware
5 19 (14.29%) IBM
6 18 (13.53%) DataPower
7 16 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.28%) AIX
8 15 (11.28%) Linux
8 15 (11.28%) Data Modelling
8 15 (11.28%) Kubernetes
8 15 (11.28%) Docker
9 14 (10.53%) SAP
10 13 (9.77%) SQL
10 13 (9.77%) C#
10 13 (9.77%) Migration
10 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.77%) REST
10 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (9.02%) Windows
12 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
12 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.27%) High Availability
13 10 (7.52%) Mentoring
13 10 (7.52%) Data Architecture

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 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.51%) Confluence
2 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.26%) Site Server
4 2 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.50%) BASE24
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.01%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (2.26%) Apigee
3 3 (2.26%) npm
3 3 (2.26%) NuGet
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) ATM
3 2 (1.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) BGP
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.75%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) Multicast
4 1 (0.75%) OSPF
4 1 (0.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) Big Data
3 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.50%) DB2
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) JIRA
2 6 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.76%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.76%) ERwin
3 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.01%) JMeter
4 4 (3.01%) SonarQube
4 4 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.26%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.26%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.50%) WebStorm
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) Hudson
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (42.11%) Finance
2 32 (24.06%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.01%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Automotive
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) .NET
1 19 (14.29%) Middleware
2 13 (9.77%) REST
3 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
4 10 (7.52%) Web Services
5 9 (6.77%) .NET Core
6 8 (6.02%) SOAP
7 7 (5.26%) React
7 7 (5.26%) SAML
7 7 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.51%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.50%) JSON
11 2 (1.50%) RAML
11 2 (1.50%) RESTful
11 2 (1.50%) Sass
11 2 (1.50%) WSDL
11 2 (1.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) DataPower
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.76%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.01%) CMDB
4 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.01%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Fintech
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.28%) AIX
1 15 (11.28%) Linux
2 12 (9.02%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.51%) zOS
5 3 (2.26%) Unix
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.05%) DevOps
3 23 (17.29%) Microservices
4 16 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.28%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.77%) Migration
6 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (8.27%) High Availability
8 10 (7.52%) Data Architecture
8 10 (7.52%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.02%) BPMN
10 8 (6.02%) Business Transformation
10 8 (6.02%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.02%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (6.02%) UML
11 7 (5.26%) Analytics
12 6 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.77%) C#
1 13 (9.77%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) Python
3 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.50%) C
4 2 (1.50%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.50%) R
5 1 (0.75%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.01%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (2.26%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) CCIE
4 1 (0.75%) CCNP
4 1 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISM
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.75%) SSCP
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.50%) PSD2
3 2 (1.50%) SEPA
4 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.26%) Grafana
2 3 (2.26%) Terraform
3 2 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) IBM
2 14 (10.53%) SAP
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle
4 6 (4.51%) Unisys
5 5 (3.76%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.01%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.01%) Splunk
7 3 (2.26%) Veracode
8 2 (1.50%) Google
8 2 (1.50%) HP
8 2 (1.50%) Informatica
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
9 1 (0.75%) Teradata
9 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.75%) WSO2