The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Authority role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Design Authority in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank - 145 113
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.067% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.073% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2821 2745 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.81% 92.64% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1799 1164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 183 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.50 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Authority in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Design Authority
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical Design Authority in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Authority in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical Design Authority in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Authority in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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