Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 108 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 46 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.66% 0.45% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.47% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 22
Surrey median daily rate £550 £563 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +14.21% +4.79%
10th Percentile £493 £434 £366
90th Percentile £615 £651 £549
South East median daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 2,611 1,918 2,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 95.04% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,836 1,208 1,549
Surrey median daily rate £450 £419 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +1.02% +10.67%
10th Percentile £276 £165 £263
90th Percentile £580 £575 £542
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 111 108
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - +18.31%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.55 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.92 £42.00 £54.26
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 14 £550 -
Staines +5 6 £550 - 1
Reigate - 6 £600 -
Leatherhead 0 4 £538 -2.27% 1
Guildford +1 3 £625 +23.46% 1
Chertsey - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £500 -
Tadworth - 2 £605 -
Technical Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Surrey region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Finance
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (23.91%) Unix
5 11 (23.91%) Windows
6 10 (21.74%) Migration
7 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) System Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Kanban
7 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.57%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 9 (19.57%) User Experience
8 8 (17.39%) SQL
8 8 (17.39%) J2EE
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 7 (15.22%) .NET
10 6 (13.04%) C#
10 6 (13.04%) SAP
10 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.04%) Validation
10 6 (13.04%) Apache Spark
10 6 (13.04%) Apache Hive
10 6 (13.04%) MapReduce
10 6 (13.04%) Tableau
10 6 (13.04%) Big Data
10 6 (13.04%) Cloudera

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 6 (13.04%) Apache Pig
1 6 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Force.com
1 4 (8.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 4 (8.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
1 4 (8.70%) Veeva
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Serverless
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Firewall
1 4 (8.70%) IPsec
2 3 (6.52%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (6.52%) CTI
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) PBX
2 3 (6.52%) RTP
2 3 (6.52%) Softphone
2 3 (6.52%) SSH
2 3 (6.52%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Apache Hive
1 6 (13.04%) Big Data
1 6 (13.04%) Sqoop
2 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.87%) HBase
2 5 (10.87%) SAP BW
2 5 (10.87%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.17%) ProC
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) XML
2 8 (17.39%) J2EE
3 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 5 (10.87%) Kafka
5 4 (8.70%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) JTAPI
6 3 (6.52%) RFC 2833
6 3 (6.52%) TAPI
7 2 (4.35%) JSON
7 2 (4.35%) RESTful
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) WCF
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.17%) HTML
8 1 (2.17%) Java EE
8 1 (2.17%) JSF
8 1 (2.17%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.17%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.52%) Debian
4 3 (6.52%) Fedora
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) BDD
4 9 (19.57%) Kanban
4 9 (19.57%) System Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Analytics
5 6 (13.04%) MapReduce
5 6 (13.04%) Validation
6 5 (10.87%) Information Management
7 4 (8.70%) Build Automation
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) ETL
7 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.70%) Visualisation
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.52%) PA-DSS
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Apache Flume
1 5 (10.87%) HDFS
2 3 (6.52%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.52%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Cloudera
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) Tableau
4 5 (10.87%) Hortonworks
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Pega