The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 34 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.87% 1.09% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.16% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Average daily rate
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£411 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £313 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £313 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
Technical Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
218 172 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 94.37% 93.48% 90.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 79 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 20
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -27.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £27.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bradford region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SPML
3 1 (25.00%) BeanShell
3 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SPML
2 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) BeanShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM