Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 124 113
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 25 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.77% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.67% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 7
Surrey median daily rate £563 £560 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.45% +24.44% -7.22%
10th Percentile £475 £475 £385
90th Percentile £600 £675 £554
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £60.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £62.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -43.55% +3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,063 2,548 2,236
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.04% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,149 1,800 1,487
Surrey median daily rate £468 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £207
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 82 110
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -18.89% +15.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.87 £11.52
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.06% -5.26% +5.56%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Surrey

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Surrey

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Surrey

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Surrey

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Staines -8 6 £550 -
Leatherhead +11 5 £575 +15.00%
Guildford - 4 £600 - 1
Reigate - 3 £600 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 2 £663 +14.22%
Woking - 2 - -
Dorking - 1 £525 -
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) REST
3 6 (24.00%) Kanban
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Spring
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) OAuth
4 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 5 (20.00%) Docker
4 5 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 5 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (20.00%) Microservices
4 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 5 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 4 (16.00%) DataStage
5 4 (16.00%) QualityStage
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) ETL

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Heroku
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) IPsec
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DataStage
1 4 (16.00%) QualityStage
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) REST
2 5 (20.00%) OAuth
2 5 (20.00%) OAuth2
2 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 5 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
3 4 (16.00%) Java EE
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Kanban
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (20.00%) Microservices
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Java 8
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Juniper
2 2 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Varonis