The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 76 59
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 0.39% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.42% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £525 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £390 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 612 949 951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.45% 92.41% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 530 511
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Reading

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Reading

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Reading over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Reading

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Reading region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (16.67%) OpenID
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) OpenRasta
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) PowerMock
2 1 (16.67%) jMock
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) jMock
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mockito
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
1 1 (16.67%) OpenID
1 1 (16.67%) OpenRasta
1 1 (16.67%) PowerMock
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware