Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 49 42 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 9.16% 6.80% 10.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.86% 7.30% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 57
Warwickshire median daily rate £538 £525 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +6.06% -2.46%
10th Percentile £450 £475 £413
90th Percentile £675 £616 £626
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £30.82 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.82 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +98.85% -53.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 497 575 824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.90% 93.04% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 327 506
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £190 £236
90th Percentile £543 £538 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 65
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.03% +56.41% -17.89%
10th Percentile £9.37 £15.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £21.95 £50.00 £39.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.34% +8.02% -12.38%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Warwickshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Warwickshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Warwickshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Warwickshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Warwickshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +3 22 £513 -2.38% 4
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £675 -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Nuneaton - 2 £450 - 4
Rugby - 1 £550 - 2
Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Warwickshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
3 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.41%) CISSP
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (18.37%) Windows
4 9 (18.37%) SAP
4 9 (18.37%) Oracle
5 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (14.29%) Information Security
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (14.29%) CCNA
6 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (14.29%) GDPR
7 6 (12.24%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) CCNP
7 6 (12.24%) Firewall
7 6 (12.24%) Unix
7 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.20%) Network Design
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
8 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
8 5 (10.20%) Finance
8 5 (10.20%) VLAN
8 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.20%) Network Security
8 5 (10.20%) PowerShell

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (4.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
1 3 (6.12%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.08%) SAP MDG
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.08%) Heroku
5 1 (2.04%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 5 (10.20%) MPLS
2 5 (10.20%) Network Security
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
2 5 (10.20%) SNMP
2 5 (10.20%) VLAN
2 5 (10.20%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Ant
2 3 (6.12%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) Gradle
3 2 (4.08%) Hudson
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) jQuery
2 3 (6.12%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) Spring
2 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Ajax
3 2 (4.08%) HTML5
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) JPA
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (14.29%) Information Security
4 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 6 (12.24%) SDLC
5 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) Data Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.20%) Information Governance
6 5 (10.20%) MVC
6 5 (10.20%) Network Design
6 5 (10.20%) Security Hardening
6 5 (10.20%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
1 5 (10.20%) PHP
1 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.20%) Python
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CISSP
2 7 (14.29%) CCNA
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.24%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) SANS
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CISA
6 2 (4.08%) CISM
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
1 9 (18.37%) SAP
2 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Zend
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.04%) Demandware
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Mercator
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat