The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.08% 2.01% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.07% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £575 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +1.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
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 Bradford. 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
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 145 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 97.85% 97.32% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 93 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -70.62%  
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 Bradford

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Bradford

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Bradford

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bradford region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker