Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 18 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 67 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 -16 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.18% 1.48% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.59% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Croydon median daily rate £531 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +22.22% -35.71%
10th Percentile £441 £550 £425
90th Percentile £646 £580 £475
South London median daily rate £531 £563 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% +25.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 809 503 335
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 93.32% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 320 212
Croydon median daily rate £500 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -1.76% -4.23%
10th Percentile £300 £272 £313
90th Percentile £646 £554 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +33.16%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £21.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +95.35% +6.00% +25.00%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Croydon

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Croydon

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Croydon region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) CQRS
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (20.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) API Design
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Maven

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) GitLab
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) CQRS
4 2 (20.00%) API Design
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX