Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 138 119
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 36 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 0.51% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 18
East Midlands median daily rate £513 £520 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +17.18% -11.25%
10th Percentile £378 £380 £363
90th Percentile £591 £570 £575
England median daily rate £545 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.00 £80.00 £42.07
% change year-on-year -28.75% +90.18% +5.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3018 3169 3093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.83% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1978 1860
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £215
90th Percentile £550 £555 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.68
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +14 18 £525 +23.53% 2
Northamptonshire +13 9 £425 -22.73%
Derbyshire -8 4 £408 -7.39%
Lincolnshire 0 3 £315 -
Leicestershire -3 1 - - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) Migration
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) TOGAF
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) DevOps
6 9 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (19.44%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
8 7 (19.44%) C#
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) Office 365
9 6 (16.67%) Big Data
9 6 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 6 (16.67%) Analytics
9 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (16.67%) User Experience
9 6 (16.67%) SAP
9 6 (16.67%) MCSE
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (16.67%) Retail
10 5 (13.89%) WAN

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) WinCC
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LAN
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) SMS
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) Dropwizard
3 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 2 (5.56%) JMS
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) TOGAF
4 10 (27.78%) DevOps
5 9 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.11%) CRM
9 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
9 4 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) SDLC
11 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Clojure
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) MCSE
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) VCAP
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Siemens
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.78%) Aruba
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Meraki
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Northgate
5 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.78%) StorageTek
5 1 (2.78%) Sun