Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 51 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.11% 0.21% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.26% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Somerset median daily rate £475 - £553
10th Percentile £463 - £536
90th Percentile £523 - £569
South West median daily rate £550 £575 £475
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate - - £47.50
South West median hourly rate £15.45 - £47.50

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 306 384 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 85.00% 81.36% 83.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 244 220
Somerset median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £250 £221 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 55
Somerset median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -1.25%
10th Percentile £10.00 £17.45 £20.36
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.75 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Somerset

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) XML Parsing
1 4 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ATG
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming

Technical Architecture
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) jMock
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) XML Parsing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle