Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £496 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 20 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.99% 0.44% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.46% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Somerset median daily rate £496 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.04% -13.68% +4.97%
10th Percentile £466 £405 £424
90th Percentile £525 £415 £500
South West median daily rate £520 £508 £475
% change year-on-year +2.46% +6.84% -13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £57.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 484 436 692
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.82% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 223 399
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £150 £167 £256
90th Percentile £500 £488 £488
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 75 81
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% -33.76% +95.96%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.25 £42.50 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Somerset

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Somerset

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Somerset region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) hybris
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) XML Parsing
4 2 (40.00%) API Development
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) SMS
4 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (20.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (40.00%) jMock
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Cobertura
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
1 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) XML Parsing
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) ATG
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle