The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 27 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.66% 1.02% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 1.07% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £588 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £488 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.28%
Technical Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
315 373 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.04% 95.15% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 253 247
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 15
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £26.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +53.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton 0 6 £588 +20.51% 4
Bedford - 2 £425 -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) SOA
3 14 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 14 (56.00%) Microservices
4 12 (48.00%) REST
4 12 (48.00%) SOAP
4 12 (48.00%) Middleware
4 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (44.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (36.00%) JBoss
7 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (36.00%) Low Latency
8 8 (32.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) WCF
10 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (16.00%) AOP
11 4 (16.00%) JIRA
11 4 (16.00%) TDD
12 3 (12.00%) Migration
12 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
12 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (12.00%) Confluence
12 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
12 3 (12.00%) User Stories

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 9 (36.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) Mule
4 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) Middleware
2 12 (48.00%) REST
2 12 (48.00%) SOAP
3 7 (28.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) SOA
2 14 (56.00%) Microservices
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (44.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (36.00%) Low Latency
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) AOP
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
11 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
11 2 (8.00%) MVC
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (8.00%) Project Management
12 1 (4.00%) Change Management
12 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.00%) Apigee
4 2 (8.00%) Mashery
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) hybris
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) WSO2