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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 62 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.90% 0.55% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.60% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £488 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -1.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £478 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
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
825 840 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.80% 92.21% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 569 346
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 42
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Middleware
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 3 (13.64%) Local Government
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) BPR
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Information Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) BPR
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless