Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 110 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.23% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.24% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
Bristol median daily rate £473 £468 £683
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -31.50% +24.09%
10th Percentile £407 £303 £525
90th Percentile £501 £628 £712
South West median daily rate £520 £520 £500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £59.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £57.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1873 1660 1658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.07% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1175 1218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £523 £538 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Bristol

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Bristol

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Bristol region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
1 6 (40.00%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Ant
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) GitHub
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Cobertura
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) BDD
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) API Design
5 1 (6.67%) API Development
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) Becrypt
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos