The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 51 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 1.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£563 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £449
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
415 149 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.21% 62.61% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 73 146
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -16 1 £563 - 2
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Technical Architecture.

1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
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