Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Authority was £788 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 606 612
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 13 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.030% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
London median daily rate £788 £550 £775
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.18% -29.03% +34.78%
10th Percentile £523 £423 £633
90th Percentile £850 £735 £848
England median daily rate £725 £550 £499
% change year-on-year +31.82% +10.28% -6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 3 £800 -
Technical Design Authority
England

Technical Design Authority Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (76.92%) CESG
2 9 (69.23%) TOGAF
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) COBIT
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) TOWER Software
6 2 (15.38%) RIA
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
7 1 (7.69%) iPad
7 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server

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:

Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) CESG
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (15.38%) RIA
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) TOGAF
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) TOWER Software
2 1 (7.69%) VMware