The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 42 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% - 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.58 -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 413 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.89% 81.14% 64.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 276 78
Average daily rate £425 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £50.65 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% +15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Legal
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (12.50%) API Design
6 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (12.50%) CMS
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) CISM
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) Agresso
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Agresso
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Architect
2 13 (81.25%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Web Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) API Design
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP