The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Technical Architect 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 Architect
England / Midlands
Rank 18 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.97% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 168 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.65% 94.38% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 90 50
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical 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 Midlands region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) JSON

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
3 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Django
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blog
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google