The median contractor rate for a Technical Design Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 642 615
Rank change year-on-year +53 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 16 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.012% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £538 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% -2.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £581 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +36.76% -19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Technical Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 12 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 16 £538 +4.87% 1
London +35 8 £458 -12.85%
South East +23 6 £538 -
Surrey - 5 £538 -
Redhill - 4 £538 -
East of England - 1 £625 -
South West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £625 -
Luton - 1 £625 -
Caterham - 1 £651 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) C
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) Apache
4 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 6 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) AIX
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) ProC
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) nginx
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (27.27%) Docker
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Finance

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 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) nginx
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) ProC
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 6 (27.27%) AIX
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
2 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
1 6 (27.27%) PHP
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Meraki
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
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