The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 46
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.23% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 301 420 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.48% 94.81% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 302 236
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in South Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in South Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAML
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Avro
1 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) Dojo
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) VMware