The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Rank 43 46 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.75% 1.09% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 1.13% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £517 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 405 441 417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.85% 96.50% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 241 221
Median daily rate £350 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +11.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £32.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -48.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 - 10 £508 -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 19 (95.00%) Scrum
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) XSLT
2 14 (70.00%) J2EE
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) UML
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (55.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (55.00%) JSP
4 11 (55.00%) Servlets
4 11 (55.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) XML Schema
4 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (50.00%) DevOps
6 9 (45.00%) Middleware
7 8 (40.00%) Java
7 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) PVCS
7 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (30.00%) VME
9 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Ruby
9 6 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) PVCS
2 3 (15.00%) PowerDesigner
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) J2EE
1 14 (70.00%) XSLT
2 11 (55.00%) JSP
2 11 (55.00%) Servlets
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) XML Schema
3 9 (45.00%) Middleware
4 6 (30.00%) JSON
4 6 (30.00%) Play Framework
4 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (30.00%) Swagger
5 2 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) Scrum
2 13 (65.00%) UML
3 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) API Design
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) EAI
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) Fujitsu
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