The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 22 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04%  
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 105 164 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 92.11% 94.80% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 101 104
Median daily rate £335 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% -11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Staffordshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Staffordshire

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle