The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.97% 0.88% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.91% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £588 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £373 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £515 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £517 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 773 879 792
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.20% 96.70% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 617 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £35.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.34% +152.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) Middleware
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (19.05%) Skype
5 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
5 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (19.05%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Alfresco
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V

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 4 (19.05%) Alfresco
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) SOA
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) BPR
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) HNC
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) DFS Replication
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) GFS2
4 1 (4.76%) OCFS2
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
2 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Civica
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) VMware