The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 90 90
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.82% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £403 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £530 £475
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 - - £43.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1417 1557 1557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.53% 96.35% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 925 844
Median daily rate £364 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 64 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £463 +5.71%
Northamptonshire +2 3 £475 +11.76%
Leicestershire +1 1 - - 1
Derbyshire -6 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) JBoss
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSF
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Microservices
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) BEA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) PTC
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Siemens
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata