Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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.

Technical Architect
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 19 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.79% 1.47% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.55% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 26
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 - £575
10th Percentile £392 - £508
90th Percentile £572 - £619
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £32.73

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 651 580 628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 94.46% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 374 417
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £197 £200 £211
90th Percentile £575 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -64.00% +123.88%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £42.05 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Luton 0 15 £500 -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 4 (21.05%) Microservices
7 4 (21.05%) API Development
7 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) AMQP
7 4 (21.05%) hybris
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Data Security
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) Solaris
8 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) AMQP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (26.32%) REST
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exalytics
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 4 (21.05%) API Development
5 4 (21.05%) Microservices
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (15.79%) Data Security
6 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (15.79%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) API Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
1 1 (5.26%) VCAP
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) hybris
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) CommVault
7 1 (5.26%) HP