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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank - 29 44
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 3.86% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.64% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate - £594 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
Technical Architecture
East of England

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
280 323 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.63% 83.03% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 224 214
Average daily rate £475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) SOA
4 8 (53.33%) API Design
5 5 (33.33%) Legal
6 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
6 4 (26.67%) People Management
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Apigee
8 1 (6.67%) Mashery
8 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
8 1 (6.67%) SaaS
8 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) CISSP
8 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (6.67%) .NET
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Sitecore

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Information Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Principal Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Principal Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Principal Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) SOA
4 8 (53.33%) API Design
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) CSSLP
1 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Apigee
2 1 (6.67%) Mashery
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore