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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 70 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 3 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 1.49% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.57% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Average daily rate £475 £550 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (11.11%) Demandware
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) MODAF
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) 4G
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) 2G
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) RSVP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) B2C
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (11.11%) MODAF
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ATG
1 1 (11.11%) Demandware
1 1 (11.11%) hybris