Period
to 19 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 10 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 313 117 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.13% 11.04% 7.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.20% 11.78% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 88 72
Wiltshire median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -1.36%
10th Percentile £473 £463 £401
90th Percentile £738 £750 £600
South West median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £54.50 £46.69
% change year-on-year -35.78% +16.73% -17.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,820 993 1,278
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 93.68% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,208 688 864
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.82% +7.10%
10th Percentile £288 £277 £225
90th Percentile £650 £606 £570
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.38% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.42 £14.35 £14.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.05 £42.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -20.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Wiltshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Wiltshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Wiltshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Wiltshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in Wiltshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Swindon +1 154 £600 +9.09% 10
Salisbury - 49 £550 - 4
Corsham -7 39 £525 -19.23% 2
Chippenham -4 2 £475 +15.15%
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 113 (36.10%) Finance
2 103 (32.91%) Security Cleared
3 73 (23.32%) Banking
4 65 (20.77%) Microservices
5 56 (17.89%) SC Cleared
6 54 (17.25%) Linux
7 49 (15.65%) Web Services
7 49 (15.65%) .NET
7 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
7 49 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (15.65%) DV Cleared
8 48 (15.34%) Critical Thinking
9 47 (15.02%) Java
9 47 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (14.70%) Technical Architecture
11 45 (14.38%) TOGAF
12 44 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
13 42 (13.42%) Enterprise Architecture
14 37 (11.82%) IT Strategy
15 35 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (10.86%) Python
17 33 (10.54%) SAP
17 33 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (10.54%) REST
18 32 (10.22%) Information Security
19 31 (9.90%) .NET Core
19 31 (9.90%) Kubernetes
20 30 (9.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 30 (9.58%) HMG Infosec
20 30 (9.58%) JSP 440

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 14 (4.47%) Confluence
2 13 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (1.60%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.51%) Apigee
4 10 (3.19%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.56%) SaaS
6 7 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.92%) Office 365
8 5 (1.60%) GitHub
8 5 (1.60%) PaaS
9 4 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.19%) Firewall
2 5 (1.60%) SAN
3 4 (1.28%) BGP
3 4 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (1.28%) DNS
3 4 (1.28%) OSPF
4 3 (0.96%) Internet
4 3 (0.96%) LAN
4 3 (0.96%) MQTT
4 3 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (0.96%) VSAN
4 3 (0.96%) VXLAN
4 3 (0.96%) WAN
5 2 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.64%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.64%) Multicast
5 2 (0.64%) Network Security
5 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.56%) Big Data
5 7 (2.24%) DB2
6 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.64%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (5.75%) JIRA
2 13 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.96%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.96%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) ERwin
6 1 (0.32%) JMeter
6 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.32%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 113 (36.10%) Finance
2 73 (23.32%) Banking
3 16 (5.11%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.11%) Marketing
4 15 (4.79%) Electronics
4 15 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.47%) Military
6 12 (3.83%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.65%) .NET
1 49 (15.65%) Web Services
2 33 (10.54%) REST
3 31 (9.90%) .NET Core
4 29 (9.27%) SOAP
5 25 (7.99%) .NET Framework
5 25 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (7.35%) XML
7 22 (7.03%) JSON
7 22 (7.03%) Middleware
8 21 (6.71%) JSP
9 20 (6.39%) Redux
10 11 (3.51%) Node.js
11 9 (2.88%) OAuth
12 8 (2.56%) Kafka
12 8 (2.56%) OpenID
12 8 (2.56%) RESTful
13 6 (1.92%) WSDL
14 4 (1.28%) CSS
14 4 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.51%) Cloud Native
3 11 (3.51%) Taxonomies
4 10 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.19%) DataPower
5 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.56%) iPad
7 6 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.60%) PKI
8 5 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.96%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.64%) Robotics
10 2 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.32%) Clustering
11 1 (0.32%) NHS
11 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.25%) Linux
2 23 (7.35%) Windows
3 14 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.88%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.64%) AIX
7 2 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.64%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.64%) Unix
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) zOS
8 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.77%) Microservices
2 48 (15.34%) Critical Thinking
3 47 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (14.70%) Technical Architecture
5 45 (14.38%) TOGAF
6 42 (13.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 37 (11.82%) IT Strategy
8 35 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (10.22%) Information Security
10 24 (7.67%) Software Engineering
11 23 (7.35%) DevOps
12 22 (7.03%) DSDM
12 22 (7.03%) Migration
13 21 (6.71%) Infrastructure Management
14 20 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (6.07%) Scrum
16 17 (5.43%) CRM
17 16 (5.11%) Computer Science
17 16 (5.11%) Data Architecture
17 16 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.02%) Java
2 34 (10.86%) Python
3 28 (8.95%) C#
3 28 (8.95%) SQL
4 25 (7.99%) C
4 25 (7.99%) PowerShell
5 21 (6.71%) C++
6 9 (2.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.96%) Go
7 3 (0.96%) Java 8
7 3 (0.96%) Rust
8 1 (0.32%) Perl
8 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 103 (32.91%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 49 (15.65%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.15%) Degree
5 9 (2.88%) RHCE
6 7 (2.24%) CISA
6 7 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.24%) CISM
6 7 (2.24%) CISSP
7 6 (1.92%) CCIE
7 6 (1.92%) CCNP
7 6 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (1.92%) ISSAP
7 6 (1.92%) ISSEP
7 6 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.60%) MCSA
8 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.58%) HMG Infosec
1 30 (9.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 30 (9.58%) JSP 440
2 16 (5.11%) PSD2
3 6 (1.92%) Def Stans
4 5 (1.60%) QA
5 3 (0.96%) GDPR
5 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.64%) RMADS
7 1 (0.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (9.27%) Docker
2 14 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.64%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) NDS
6 1 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (9.90%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.83%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (3.51%) Puppet
4 9 (2.88%) vCenter Server
5 7 (2.24%) Ansible
6 5 (1.60%) Terraform
7 4 (1.28%) SCCM
7 4 (1.28%) SCOM
8 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.96%) vRealize
9 2 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.32%) Control-M
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.32%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.32%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.54%) SAP
3 19 (6.07%) IBM
4 18 (5.75%) VMware
5 14 (4.47%) Cisco
5 14 (4.47%) Oracle
5 14 (4.47%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.88%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.92%) F5
8 4 (1.28%) HP
8 4 (1.28%) Unisys
9 3 (0.96%) Apple
9 3 (0.96%) Veracode
10 2 (0.64%) Avaya
10 2 (0.64%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.64%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.64%) NetIQ
10 2 (0.64%) Pega
10 2 (0.64%) Scality
10 2 (0.64%) Veeam