Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 113 95
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.18% 1.01% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.07% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £472 £405 £378
90th Percentile £704 £600 £660
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,607 2,249 1,645
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 95.05% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 997 857
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £222 £225 £214
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 129 78
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.50 £42.62 £39.13
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +8.33%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +15 19 £550 +15.79% 8
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (25.00%) SaaS
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Legal
6 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) CISSP

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (10.00%) OpenID
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) API Design
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) EAI
6 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Service Design
7 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica