Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 98 115 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 8.93% 9.12% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 9.59% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 90 63
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £452 £412 £378
90th Percentile £731 £642 £750
South West median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 1,037 1,199 1,378
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.08% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 830 956
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £215 £223
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 49
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.22% +24.19% +42.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.08 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

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 22 January 2018.

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
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 22 January 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
Swindon -4 59 £550 - 4
Corsham +6 14 £475 +9.70%
Salisbury -5 4 £525 +61.54% 1
Chippenham +10 2 £506 -
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 35 (35.71%) Finance
2 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.51%) Security Cleared
4 23 (23.47%) .NET
5 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 21 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 17 (17.35%) DevOps
7 16 (16.33%) ETL
8 13 (13.27%) C#
8 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
9 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (10.20%) Java
11 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
12 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.18%) Scrum
12 9 (9.18%) Migration
12 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (9.18%) Open Source
12 9 (9.18%) QA
13 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
13 8 (8.16%) Customer-Centricity
14 7 (7.14%) Validation
14 7 (7.14%) ITIL

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 6 (6.12%) Confluence
2 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.14%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) IaaS
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) LAN
2 4 (4.08%) VPN
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.04%) VLAN
4 2 (2.04%) WAN
5 1 (1.02%) ATM
5 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.02%) Network Security
5 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) DB2
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.02%) ERwin
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Military
3 5 (5.10%) Back Office
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.47%) .NET
2 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (7.14%) Velocity
5 6 (6.12%) .NET Core
5 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.12%) Visualforce
5 6 (6.12%) Web Services
6 5 (5.10%) WSDL
7 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.06%) JSON
7 3 (3.06%) Node.js
7 3 (3.06%) SOAP
8 2 (2.04%) CSS
8 2 (2.04%) HTML
8 2 (2.04%) REST
8 2 (2.04%) WCF
9 1 (1.02%) CSS3
9 1 (1.02%) Middleware
9 1 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) RIA
3 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.02%) EPoS
5 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.35%) DevOps
3 16 (16.33%) ETL
4 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
5 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (9.18%) Migration
7 9 (9.18%) Open Source
7 9 (9.18%) Scrum
8 8 (8.16%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.14%) CRM
9 7 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.14%) ITIL
9 7 (7.14%) Validation
10 6 (6.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) C#
2 10 (10.20%) Java
3 6 (6.12%) Apex Code
3 6 (6.12%) SOQL
4 5 (5.10%) SOSL
5 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.06%) SQL
7 2 (2.04%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CISSP
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.02%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SEPA
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) PSD2
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.02%) ECSS
4 1 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.02%) RMADS
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) PowerHA
3 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) Firmware
5 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) Nagios
2 1 (1.02%) Opsview
2 1 (1.02%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.12%) Cisco
3 6 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.10%) SAP
5 4 (4.08%) Hortonworks
5 4 (4.08%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) Juniper
6 3 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.06%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Cadence
7 2 (2.04%) Sencha
8 1 (1.02%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.02%) Brocade
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) F5
8 1 (1.02%) Google
8 1 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.02%) Splunk
8 1 (1.02%) Unisys