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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 40 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.28% 0.27% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.33% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £550 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 - £32.04
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
286 305 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.02% 81.77% 88.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 203 323
Median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £48.37 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% +86.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ

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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hybris Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat