The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £574 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 28 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 Architect
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.96% 0.83% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 0.85% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £574 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.00% -31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £323 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £490 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 418 472 622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.22% 97.72% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 805 1514
Median daily rate £475 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £176 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 551 166
Median hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.36% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £40.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Essex

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Essex

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Essex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Essex

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Essex

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Southend-on-Sea -27 5 £557 +9.21%
Chelmsford +8 3 £563 +60.71%
Technical Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Essex region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Scrum
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) J2EE
2 15 (51.72%) WebLogic
3 14 (48.28%) XML
3 14 (48.28%) XSLT
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
3 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
4 13 (44.83%) UML
4 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
5 12 (41.38%) DevOps
5 12 (41.38%) OO
5 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 11 (37.93%) XML Schema
6 11 (37.93%) JSP
6 11 (37.93%) Servlets
6 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (34.48%) Java
7 10 (34.48%) Middleware
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
9 8 (27.59%) PVCS
10 7 (24.14%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (20.69%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (20.69%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (20.69%) VME
11 6 (20.69%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (20.69%) XPath

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (51.72%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (20.69%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (17.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
3 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) PVCS
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Local Government
3 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) J2EE
2 14 (48.28%) XML
2 14 (48.28%) XSLT
3 11 (37.93%) JSP
3 11 (37.93%) Servlets
3 11 (37.93%) XML Schema
4 10 (34.48%) Middleware
5 6 (20.69%) JSON
6 3 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (10.34%) Java SE
6 3 (10.34%) JSON Schema
6 3 (10.34%) OAuth
6 3 (10.34%) Play Framework
6 3 (10.34%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
6 3 (10.34%) Swagger
6 3 (10.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) VME
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) HPUX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (68.97%) Scrum
2 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
3 13 (44.83%) UML
4 12 (41.38%) DevOps
4 12 (41.38%) OO
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) API Design
8 5 (17.24%) SOA
9 4 (13.79%) CRM
9 4 (13.79%) ERP
9 4 (13.79%) Kanban
9 4 (13.79%) Open Source
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (10.34%) Migration
10 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) XPath
3 3 (10.34%) Groovy
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Fujitsu
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) webMethods
3 3 (10.34%) WSO2
4 1 (3.45%) HP