Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Architect was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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 Design Architect
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 883 884
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.011% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
UK median daily rate £523 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +9.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £390 £431
90th Percentile £850 £748 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -26.83% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Technical Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Design Architect in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +26 18 £523 +0.72% 2
London +3 10 £686 +24.77% 1
UK excluding London +30 8 £375 -26.83% 2
South East +6 6 £525 +5.00%
South West +2 1 £375 -36.17%
North East - 1 £375 -
North of England - 1 £375 - 1

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Technical Design 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 featuring Technical Design Architect in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) CESG
4 5 (27.78%) COBIT
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Presales
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Capita
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 2 (11.11%) SLA

Technical Design Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.56%) Telepresence
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) WSDL
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Signage
3 1 (5.56%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Data Security
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE Collaboration
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (5.56%) CCVP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) IAG
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Apple
1 2 (11.11%) Capita
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Box
2 1 (5.56%) TEOCO
2 1 (5.56%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.56%) VMware