Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 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 Design Architect
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 817 823 838
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 19 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 8
England median daily rate £500 £563 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.70% -5.29%
10th Percentile £363 £461 £348
90th Percentile £850 £748 £579
UK median daily rate £500 £563 £448
% change year-on-year -11.11% +25.70% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,524 85,696 92,649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,725 56,452 59,910
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £609 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,539 2,913 3,545
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
London -15 10 £523 -12.92%
South East -19 4 £575 -1.12% 1
South West +6 2 £375 -28.57%
North of England - 2 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Midlands - 1 £525 -
North East - 1 £375 -
Technical Design Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Capita
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Presales
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) Telepresence
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) VPLS
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) ProC
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Signage
2 1 (5.26%) IPTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE Collaboration
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (5.26%) CCVP
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COBIT
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Capita
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Box
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) VMware