The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.68% 1.57% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 1.66% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £589 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.56% +6.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £588 £502
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £606 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 340 301 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.32% 94.65% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 202 235
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +14.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Luton 0 8 £535 -8.93%
Technical Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) hybris
3 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) CMS
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) User Experience
6 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (17.65%) Service Design
6 3 (17.65%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Data Security
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Finance

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 4 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) MVS
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Data Security
4 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (17.65%) Service Design
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) GPG13
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) hybris
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) AppSense
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat