Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 24 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 Architect
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.32% 0.54% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.56% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £413 £526 £403
90th Percentile £503 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £513 £520 £438
% change year-on-year -1.44% +18.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 638 894 744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 96.44% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 651 505
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £539 £575 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.63 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% -3.13% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.55 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +4.21% -3.70%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Northamptonshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Northamptonshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Northampton - 4 £425 -
Technical Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) VSAN
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) VCAP
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VSAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware