The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.72% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £519 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.80% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 446 512 390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.12% 96.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 344 258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 8 £519 - 1
Technical Architect
Yorkshire

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Product Management
2 8 (44.44%) User Stories
3 7 (38.89%) Software Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) XSD
7 3 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) WSDL
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Java EE
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
8 2 (11.11%) Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Ruby
8 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (11.11%) Electronics
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) SOAP
1 4 (22.22%) XSD
2 3 (16.67%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) WSDL
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Avro
3 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Dojo
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) OAuth
3 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Product Management
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) User Stories
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 7 (38.89%) Software Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CLAS
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) VMware