Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 107 92
Rank change year-on-year +32 -15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.72% 0.32% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.35% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Reading median daily rate £500 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.82% +2.63%
10th Percentile £418 £390 £446
90th Percentile £609 £525 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 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 1157 1726 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.63% 92.90% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 978 968
Reading median daily rate £413 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £205 £248 £227
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 71 76
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -20.09% +32.97%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £55.08 £45.00 £38.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 20 July 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 20 July 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 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) RHCE

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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
1 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) jMock
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
1 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
1 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
1 1 (11.11%) OpenID
1 1 (11.11%) OpenRasta
1 1 (11.11%) PowerMock
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Adaptive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) RHCE
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle