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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 13 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.69% 4.35% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 4.88% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 16
Median daily rate £500 £625 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £515 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-46.57% +13.13%

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
250 287 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.25% 89.13% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 197 266
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 +11 8 £475 -24.00%
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) BPR
2 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) MVS
5 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture

Technical Architecture
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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Information Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) BPR
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) hybris