The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Design Authority featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
UK / England
Rank 558 586 580
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 15 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.053% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 6
Median daily rate £538 £613 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.24% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £624 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Design Authority in the job title.

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the England region.

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Design Authority
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the England region.

Technical Design Authority Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Design Authority
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 10 £594 +82.76%
London +5 5 £475 -22.44% 1
Technical Design Authority
UK

Technical Design Authority Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical Design Authority 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 England region featuring Technical Design Authority in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) C
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Perl
3 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 6 (28.57%) AIX
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) ProC
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) nginx
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (28.57%) Docker
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) Open Source
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Degree

Technical Design Authority Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) nginx
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) 4G
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (28.57%) ProC
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) AIX
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.76%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
2 6 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.76%) VMware