Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 48 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.40% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Somerset median daily rate £563 - -
South West median daily rate £550 £600 £365
% change year-on-year -8.33% +64.38% -27.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South West median hourly rate - £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 434 407 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 87.50% 80.12% 76.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 273 187
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.04%
10th Percentile £250 £159 £194
90th Percentile £569 £500 £493
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 68
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £23.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.98% -38.56% -8.93%
10th Percentile £38.50 £12.80 £13.14
90th Percentile £45.18 £50.38 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +25.76% - -15.92%

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

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Street - 1 £525 -
Portishead - 1 £600 -
Technical Architecture
South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 1 (50.00%) COM
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft