The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 50 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.65% 1.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
849 655 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.61% 90.59% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 443 390
Average daily rate £387 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £47.50
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 Bristol

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Bristol region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (64.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (16.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Clustering
7 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (12.00%) Scala
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) HTML

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) AquaLogic
3 2 (8.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) Akka
4 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Scala
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Golang
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) BEA
2 2 (8.00%) ATG
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) SAP