The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 53 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.71% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.84% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £559
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -24.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £325 £526
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
667 718 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.97% 78.47% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 489 278
Average daily rate £388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £17.10 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) SOA
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) UNIX
6 5 (16.13%) Middleware
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.90%) IPsec
7 4 (12.90%) Wyse
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.90%) Apache
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) MySQL
7 4 (12.90%) SQL

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) Apache
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) IPsec
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Architect
2 14 (45.16%) Technical Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Ajax
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Email Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Information Management
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) BPR
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) Wyse
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) hybris
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco