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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 51 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.59% 1.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£506 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
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
439 161 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.91% 61.45% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 76 151
Average daily rate £425 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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
Bedford -9 1 £450 -
Luton -21 1 £563 - 3
Dunstable - - - -
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP