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 21 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 32 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.48% 1.16% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.26% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £51.00
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
207 159 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 98.57% 92.44% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 48
Average daily rate £353 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.33 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% -22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SPML
2 1 (50.00%) BeanShell
2 1 (50.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SPML
1 1 (50.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) BeanShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun