The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.23% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.24% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £423 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.52% -11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £515 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £635 £715
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 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 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 592 654
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Middleware
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (20.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (20.00%) Skype
5 4 (20.00%) Alfresco
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (20.00%) Internet

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 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
1 4 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) BPR
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Service Design
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.00%) GFS2
4 1 (5.00%) OCFS2
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 4 (20.00%) McAfee
2 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Becrypt
5 1 (5.00%) Civica
5 1 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) VMware