The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Authority was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Authority (TDA)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 604 620
Rank change year-on-year +33 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 18 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.039% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.041% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 11
Median daily rate £588 £555 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +38.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £444 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £635 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £600 £400
% change year-on-year -22.91% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +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 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Design Authority
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Authority in England

Technical Design Authority
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Design Authority in England

Technical Design Authority
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Design Authority in England

Technical Design Authority
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 Authority in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Design Authority in England

Technical Design Authority
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 Authority within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London -2 13 £625 +13.63%
South East +28 2 £450 +12.14% 1
West Midlands - 2 £475 - 1
South West +3 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Technical Design Authority
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical Design Authority 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 Authority in the job title.

1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
4 7 (21.21%) Network Design
4 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
4 7 (21.21%) LAN
4 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.21%) CESG
4 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
4 7 (21.21%) SDLC
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (18.18%) Docker
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) ProC
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) AIX
5 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 6 (18.18%) C
5 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 6 (18.18%) Apache
5 6 (18.18%) Tomcat

Technical Design Authority 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 6 (18.18%) Apache
1 6 (18.18%) nginx
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) 3G
6 1 (3.03%) 4G
6 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) ProC
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) Akka
2 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.03%) JPA
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) CESG
2 4 (12.12%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (6.06%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) Unix
2 6 (18.18%) AIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 7 (21.21%) SDLC
3 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
4 6 (18.18%) Open Source
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Coaching
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) PHP
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCDP
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCIP
4 2 (6.06%) CCSA
4 2 (6.06%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) HP ASE
4 2 (6.06%) HP MASE
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) AirWatch
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) F5
4 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Aruba
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
7 1 (3.03%) Hyperion