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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
351 310 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.63% 79.49% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 192 91
Average daily rate £475 £425 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (75.86%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) SOA
2 13 (44.83%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Retail
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) CMS
6 6 (20.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (20.69%) Sitecore
7 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) CISSP
9 3 (10.34%) Legal
9 3 (10.34%) Firewall
9 3 (10.34%) COBIT
9 3 (10.34%) Database Security
9 3 (10.34%) SABSA
9 3 (10.34%) ISSAP
9 3 (10.34%) Product Management
9 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
9 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (20.69%) CMS
1 6 (20.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
General
1 10 (34.48%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Architect
2 17 (58.62%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Web Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Chief Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Solaris
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) SOA
2 13 (44.83%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Product Management
5 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Database Security
5 3 (10.34%) SABSA
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) People Management
7 1 (3.45%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) ISSAP
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Sitecore
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) KANA
4 1 (3.45%) hybris