The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 56 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.21% 2.11% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 2.21% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £538
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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 964 997 1141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.77% 95.59% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 526 519
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
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 Buckinghamshire

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 23 £600 +4.34% 5
Iver - 3 £400 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £525 -
Technical Architect
South East

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

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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Office 365
4 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (24.00%) Windows
5 12 (24.00%) Migration
5 12 (24.00%) VMware
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) Citrix
6 10 (20.00%) WAN
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (14.00%) DevOps
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco
10 6 (12.00%) CSS
10 6 (12.00%) HTML
10 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (10.00%) Java
11 5 (10.00%) MySQL
11 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (10.00%) HTML5
11 5 (10.00%) Node.js
12 4 (8.00%) AppDNA
12 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.00%) IaaS
12 4 (8.00%) User Experience

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 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Office 365
2 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) IaaS
3 4 (8.00%) OpenShift
3 4 (8.00%) PaaS
4 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) MS Access
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.00%) HBase
4 2 (4.00%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.00%) NewSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) NuoDB
5 1 (2.00%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) Babel
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Gradle
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) CSS
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) HTML5
2 5 (10.00%) Node.js
3 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.00%) Cocoa
3 4 (8.00%) CSS3
3 4 (8.00%) D3.js
3 4 (8.00%) Middleware
3 4 (8.00%) React
3 4 (8.00%) Spring
3 4 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.00%) Kafka
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) Akka
5 1 (2.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (24.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (14.00%) DevOps
4 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.00%) Application Discovery
5 4 (8.00%) B2B
5 4 (8.00%) Business Development
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Personalization
5 4 (8.00%) Use Case
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Network Design
7 2 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (8.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) ES6
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (6.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.00%) Google
6 3 (6.00%) NetApp
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.00%) AppSense
7 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.00%) F5
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
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