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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 54 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.05% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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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
649 594 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.09% 77.24% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 409 271
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (72.73%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Apache
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) IIS
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) DHCP
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
6 4 (18.18%) Wyse
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) Java EE
3 3 (13.64%) LAMP
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Email Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) BPR
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Wyse
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco