The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 626 601
Rank change year-on-year +58 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £538 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +13.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £483 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London 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 40556 48928 48108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.58% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26503 32317 29624
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1396 1934
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Technical Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 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
South East +24 5 £538 -
London +16 5 £400 -21.95%
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Technical Design Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) ProC
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 6 (25.00%) C
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) Apache
4 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (25.00%) nginx
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (25.00%) Docker
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix

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 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) nginx
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Akamai
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) ATM
4 1 (4.17%) DWDM
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) SDH
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
4 1 (4.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) ProC
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
2 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) PLM
5 1 (4.17%) Presales
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (25.00%) Perl
1 6 (25.00%) PHP
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam