Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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 Architect
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 -30 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 56 76 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.39% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.45% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 113
Yorkshire median daily rate £545 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -1.96% +3.55%
10th Percentile £473 £443 £388
90th Percentile £590 £637 £705
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.00 £80.00 £42.07
% change year-on-year -28.75% +90.18% +16.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4288 5241 5815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 3361 3873
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 200 316
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.63 £28.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +9 41 £545 +9.00% 5
South Yorkshire -2 7 £525 -3.45% 1
Humberside - 2 £567 - 1
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Data Modelling
2 17 (30.36%) Reference Data
3 15 (26.79%) Open Source
4 14 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 13 (23.21%) Data Integration
6 12 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (21.43%) Data Quality
6 12 (21.43%) NHS
6 12 (21.43%) Java
7 9 (16.07%) Linux
7 9 (16.07%) Python
7 9 (16.07%) Ruby
7 9 (16.07%) DevOps
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) RESTful
8 8 (14.29%) Unix
8 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
9 7 (12.50%) Degree
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 7 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (12.50%) Service Design

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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.79%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SMS
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) RESTful
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Java EE
4 2 (3.57%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.79%) Django
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Kafka
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.79%) React
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Velocity
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Reference Data
2 12 (21.43%) NHS
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Data Modelling
3 15 (26.79%) Open Source
4 14 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 14 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 13 (23.21%) Data Integration
6 12 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) DevOps
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (12.50%) Service Design
9 7 (12.50%) Six Sigma
10 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.93%) Behavioural Change
11 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) Python
2 9 (16.07%) Ruby
3 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (10.71%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Dell
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) F5
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) NetApp
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Splunk
3 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.79%) VMware