The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
England / East of England
Rank 99 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 29 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.36% 1.95% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.03% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 20
Median daily rate £525 £503 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +5.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.65% -  
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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2035 2368 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.54% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1381 1421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 250
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
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 of England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Essex +5 16 £525 -4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £506 -1.69%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £538 +7.50%
Bedfordshire -15 4 £500 -14.89% 3
Suffolk - 2 - -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Scrum
3 18 (36.73%) Oracle
4 16 (32.65%) DevOps
5 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
6 14 (28.57%) J2EE
6 14 (28.57%) XSLT
6 14 (28.57%) UML
7 13 (26.53%) Middleware
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
8 11 (22.45%) XML Schema
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.45%) OO
8 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
8 11 (22.45%) JSP
8 11 (22.45%) Servlets
8 11 (22.45%) XML
9 10 (20.41%) Java
9 10 (20.41%) Linux
9 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (18.37%) SOA
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) PVCS
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
11 8 (16.33%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Kentico
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Endur
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.04%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) IaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) MPLS
3 3 (6.12%) NAS
3 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) DataStage
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) PVCS
2 3 (6.12%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Electronics
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) J2EE
1 14 (28.57%) XSLT
2 13 (26.53%) Middleware
3 11 (22.45%) JSP
3 11 (22.45%) Servlets
3 11 (22.45%) XML
3 11 (22.45%) XML Schema
4 7 (14.29%) .NET
4 7 (14.29%) JSON
5 6 (12.24%) Play Framework
5 6 (12.24%) RESTful
5 6 (12.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (12.24%) Swagger
6 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.12%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) XSD
8 1 (2.04%) Ajax
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.04%) Node.js
8 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) VME
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.12%) MVS
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Scrum
3 16 (32.65%) DevOps
4 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
5 14 (28.57%) UML
6 11 (22.45%) OO
7 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (18.37%) SOA
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.33%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) API Design
9 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.24%) Open Source
9 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) Ruby
2 6 (12.24%) XPath
3 3 (6.12%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Delphi
4 1 (2.04%) Groovy
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Scala
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) CCDE
3 1 (2.04%) CCIE
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) VCAP
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) GPG13
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Docker
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.04%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) Fujitsu
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
7 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.08%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) Borland
8 1 (2.04%) CommVault
8 1 (2.04%) Embarcadero
8 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
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