The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.45% 2.59% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 2.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Median daily rate £550 £750 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £830 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 334 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 93.18% 96.25% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 239 253
Median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.23% +128.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Swindon

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Swindon

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Swindon over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Swindon region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (26.67%) RIA
4 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) GDPR
5 3 (20.00%) Sencha
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) REST

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) React
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Sencha