Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 352 102 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.47% 8.07% 10.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.62% 8.51% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 68 102
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £475 £446 £413
90th Percentile £725 £727 £638
South West median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
South West median hourly rate £55.50 £52.38 -
% change year-on-year +5.97% - -

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 1,707 1,199 1,236
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.86% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,119 822 872
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 26 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +52.48%
10th Percentile £15.16 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.55 £40.38 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +13 157 £575 +4.55% 17
Salisbury +8 81 £550 +4.76% 5
Corsham +3 38 £550 +15.79% 3
Chippenham -3 2 £550 +8.64% 5
Malmesbury - 1 £523 - 2
Trowbridge - 1 £450 -
Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Wiltshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 146 (41.48%) Security Cleared
2 113 (32.10%) Finance
3 74 (21.02%) SC Cleared
4 69 (19.60%) DV Cleared
4 69 (19.60%) Linux
5 66 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (18.18%) Banking
7 60 (17.05%) Technical Architecture
8 59 (16.76%) IT Strategy
9 58 (16.48%) Critical Thinking
10 54 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (15.34%) Microsoft
11 46 (13.07%) TOGAF
12 44 (12.50%) Python
12 44 (12.50%) Microservices
13 42 (11.93%) SAP
14 41 (11.65%) JSP 440
14 41 (11.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 40 (11.36%) HMG Infosec
15 40 (11.36%) Information Security
16 37 (10.51%) Web Services
17 34 (9.66%) DevOps
18 32 (9.09%) SOAP
18 32 (9.09%) Java
18 32 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
19 31 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (8.52%) Migration
21 29 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (7.67%) Information Assurance
22 27 (7.67%) Management Information System

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 18 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.69%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.41%) Confluence
4 9 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.42%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.85%) Site Server
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Appian
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) BASE24
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.56%) OpenShift
4 8 (2.27%) Apigee
5 7 (1.99%) SaaS
6 6 (1.70%) PaaS
7 5 (1.42%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (0.85%) GitHub
8 3 (0.85%) IaaS
8 3 (0.85%) npm
8 3 (0.85%) NuGet
9 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.28%) Office 365
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.11%) Firewall
2 11 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (1.99%) Kerberos
4 7 (1.99%) WAN
5 6 (1.70%) BGP
5 6 (1.70%) DMVPN
5 6 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.70%) Multicast
5 6 (1.70%) OSPF
5 6 (1.70%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.42%) VSAN
7 4 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.14%) VXLAN
8 3 (0.85%) Network Security
8 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.57%) ATM
9 2 (0.57%) HTTP
9 2 (0.57%) LAN
9 2 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.41%) Big Data
3 7 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.42%) DB2
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.69%) JIRA
2 11 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.70%) Bitbucket
4 6 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.14%) JMeter
5 4 (1.14%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.85%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (0.85%) Selenium
6 3 (0.85%) WebStorm
7 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) ERwin
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 113 (32.10%) Finance
2 64 (18.18%) Banking
3 23 (6.53%) Marketing
4 22 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 21 (5.97%) Electronics
5 21 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.41%) Retail Banking
7 11 (3.13%) Military
8 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.85%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.51%) Web Services
2 32 (9.09%) SOAP
3 27 (7.67%) .NET
4 25 (7.10%) Middleware
4 25 (7.10%) XML
5 24 (6.82%) JSON
6 22 (6.25%) JSP
7 19 (5.40%) REST
8 18 (5.11%) .NET Framework
9 13 (3.69%) .NET Core
10 12 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (2.84%) SAML
12 9 (2.56%) OAuth
13 8 (2.27%) OpenID
14 7 (1.99%) Redux
14 7 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (1.70%) IBM Integration Bus
15 6 (1.70%) React
16 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET
17 4 (1.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.97%) DataPower
4 18 (5.11%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.56%) Taxonomies
6 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.14%) CMDB
8 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.14%) Robotics
9 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.28%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.60%) Linux
2 23 (6.53%) Windows
3 19 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.26%) AIX
6 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.99%) zOS
8 5 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.14%) Unix
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.05%) Technical Architecture
2 59 (16.76%) IT Strategy
3 58 (16.48%) Critical Thinking
4 54 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (13.07%) TOGAF
6 44 (12.50%) Microservices
7 40 (11.36%) Information Security
8 34 (9.66%) DevOps
9 32 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (8.52%) Migration
12 27 (7.67%) Information Assurance
12 27 (7.67%) Security Architecture
13 26 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
15 23 (6.53%) Software Engineering
16 22 (6.25%) DSDM
17 21 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
17 21 (5.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.50%) Python
2 32 (9.09%) Java
3 27 (7.67%) C
4 23 (6.53%) C++
4 23 (6.53%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.83%) C#
6 15 (4.26%) SQL
7 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) Groovy
9 1 (0.28%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (41.48%) Security Cleared
2 74 (21.02%) SC Cleared
3 69 (19.60%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.83%) Degree
5 15 (4.26%) RHCE
6 14 (3.98%) CISSP
7 13 (3.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 13 (3.69%) CISM
8 12 (3.41%) CISA
8 12 (3.41%) ISSAP
8 12 (3.41%) ISSEP
9 10 (2.84%) CCIE
9 10 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.56%) CCNP
10 9 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 41 (11.65%) JSP 440
2 40 (11.36%) HMG Infosec
3 11 (3.13%) PSD2
4 5 (1.42%) QA
5 2 (0.57%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.57%) SEPA
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) RMADS
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (6.53%) Docker
2 17 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.55%) Puppet
3 11 (3.13%) vCenter Server
4 10 (2.84%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (2.56%) SCCM
6 8 (2.27%) SCOM
7 5 (1.42%) Terraform
8 4 (1.14%) vRealize
9 3 (0.85%) Grafana
9 3 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.57%) Ansible
10 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.28%) Control-M
11 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.28%) Kibana
11 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 54 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.93%) SAP
3 27 (7.67%) Cisco
3 27 (7.67%) IBM
4 20 (5.68%) VMware
5 19 (5.40%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.27%) Oracle
7 8 (2.27%) Unisys
8 4 (1.14%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.14%) HP
8 4 (1.14%) NetIQ
8 4 (1.14%) Pega
8 4 (1.14%) Splunk
9 3 (0.85%) F5
9 3 (0.85%) Veracode
10 2 (0.57%) Avaya
10 2 (0.57%) Informatica
10 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.57%) Veeam