The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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
England > Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 115 97
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.60% 1.07% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.12% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 55
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £511 £451 £335
90th Percentile £588 £589 £705
England median daily rate £529 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.76% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £63.50 £80.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.62% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1991 2690 2812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.74% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4323 6472 7285
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £235 £263 £243
90th Percentile £538 £563 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 218 436
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.32 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +20.15%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.45 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
West Yorkshire +29 26 £548 +9.50% 2
North Yorkshire +7 1 £550 +15.78%
Humberside - 1 £588 -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Java
3 24 (32.43%) Open Source
4 22 (29.73%) Scrum
4 22 (29.73%) JSON
5 20 (27.03%) Kanban
5 20 (27.03%) TOGAF
6 19 (25.68%) TDD
7 18 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (22.97%) RESTful
9 15 (20.27%) NoSQL
9 15 (20.27%) User Stories
10 14 (18.92%) Scala
10 14 (18.92%) Ruby
10 14 (18.92%) Python
11 12 (16.22%) HTML
11 12 (16.22%) NHS
11 12 (16.22%) Play Framework
11 12 (16.22%) Microservices
11 12 (16.22%) Data Quality
11 12 (16.22%) HTML5
11 12 (16.22%) Software Architecture
12 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
12 11 (14.86%) Django
13 10 (13.51%) Product Management
13 10 (13.51%) Prototyping
14 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (12.16%) Degree
14 9 (12.16%) JIRA
15 8 (10.81%) Spring

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (8.11%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.70%) Jetty
3 2 (2.70%) Mule
3 2 (2.70%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) NoSQL
2 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.46%) MySQL
4 7 (9.46%) Riak
5 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.05%) Redis
7 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) JSON
2 17 (22.97%) RESTful
3 12 (16.22%) HTML
3 12 (16.22%) HTML5
3 12 (16.22%) Play Framework
4 11 (14.86%) Django
5 8 (10.81%) CSS
5 8 (10.81%) CSS3
5 8 (10.81%) Flask
5 8 (10.81%) REST
5 8 (10.81%) Spring
6 7 (9.46%) .NET
6 7 (9.46%) Ajax
6 7 (9.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (5.41%) Web Services
8 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.70%) Apache CXF
9 2 (2.70%) Node.js
9 2 (2.70%) Spring Integration
9 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) NHS
2 7 (9.46%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (9.46%) Social Media
3 6 (8.11%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Open Source
3 22 (29.73%) Scrum
4 20 (27.03%) Kanban
4 20 (27.03%) TOGAF
5 19 (25.68%) TDD
6 18 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (20.27%) User Stories
8 12 (16.22%) Microservices
8 12 (16.22%) Software Architecture
9 10 (13.51%) Product Management
9 10 (13.51%) Prototyping
10 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.81%) Data Management
11 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (9.46%) MVC
13 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) Python
2 14 (18.92%) Ruby
2 14 (18.92%) Scala
3 6 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Master's Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.70%) HL7
4 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Ansible
2 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.35%) VMware