Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 141 120
Rank change year-on-year -34 -21 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 31 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 1.26% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.34% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 49
East of England median daily rate £550 £529 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.97% +5.80% +1.27%
10th Percentile £415 £375 £363
90th Percentile £643 £650 £606
England median daily rate £550 £550 £515
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.22 £63.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year -36.67% -20.63% +116.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,718 4,414 4,902
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.14% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,712 2,601 2,812
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £194 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 354 366
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.00 £11.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in the East of England

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Hertfordshire +2 12 £600 -7.69% 2
Essex -15 7 £550 -5.98%
Bedfordshire -11 5 £400 -20.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £550 +83.33%
Norfolk +21 3 - -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 East of England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Retail
2 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
3 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
3 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE
4 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (22.58%) Big Data
4 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
4 7 (22.58%) COSO
4 7 (22.58%) OWASP
4 7 (22.58%) Law
4 7 (22.58%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (22.58%) COBIT
4 7 (22.58%) QA
4 7 (22.58%) Patch Management
4 7 (22.58%) GDPR
4 7 (22.58%) Programme Delivery
4 7 (22.58%) SABSA
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.45%) Commerce Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Akamai
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
1 4 (12.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Kudu
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) Impala
4 2 (6.45%) OLTP
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 16 (51.61%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (22.58%) Law
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) Java EE
3 2 (6.45%) Kafka
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) SAML
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
1 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
1 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
2 7 (22.58%) Change Management
2 7 (22.58%) OWASP
2 7 (22.58%) Patch Management
2 7 (22.58%) PRINCE
2 7 (22.58%) Programme Delivery
2 7 (22.58%) SABSA
2 7 (22.58%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) User Stories
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) COBIT
1 7 (22.58%) COSO
1 7 (22.58%) GDPR
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
2 2 (6.45%) HDFS
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Oozie
2 1 (3.23%) MOM
2 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Capita
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Google