Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Architect was £556 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Design Architect
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 856 833
Rank change year-on-year +72 -23 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 25 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
England median daily rate £556 £533 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +21.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £374 £425 £391
90th Percentile £850 £650 £502
UK median daily rate £556 £533 £438
% change year-on-year +4.46% +21.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83655 96517 97376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54581 63605 61357
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2814 3811
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Technical Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Architect in England

Technical Design Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Design Architect in England

Technical Design Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Design Architect in England

Technical Design Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Design Architect in England

Technical Design Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
London +16 14 £625 +19.05%
South East +35 8 £538 +44.30%
South West +7 1 - -
East of England - 1 £625 -
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Technical Design Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Technical Design 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 England region featuring Technical Design Architect in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) CESG
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) COBIT
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Python
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) Docker
7 3 (12.00%) IaaS
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) nginx
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Akamai
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) ATM
5 1 (4.00%) DWDM
5 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
5 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.00%) SDH
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
5 1 (4.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) ProC
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) JPA
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Swagger
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) WSDL
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) CESG
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) C
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) Meraki
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) TEOCO
4 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software