The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Authority was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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 Design Authority (TDA)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 425 432
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.041% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.044% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Median daily rate £625 £550 £775
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £471 £653
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £603 £848
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Technical Design Authority
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Technical Design Authority in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Authority in London

Technical Design Authority
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Design Authority in London

Technical Design Authority
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Design Authority in London

Technical Design Authority
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
West End of London - 3 £588 -
City of London -1 1 £825 +37.50%
Technical Design Authority
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Technical Design Authority in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) CESG
2 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) COBIT
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) iPad
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) iPhone
6 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Apple
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
6 3 (18.75%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management

Technical Design Authority Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (6.25%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Akka
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) JPA
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Spring Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) CESG
2 4 (25.00%) iPad
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (18.75%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle