The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 77 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.52% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.55% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£575 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1226 904 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.74% 93.78% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 435 396
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £219 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 83 64
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.01 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 7 £548 +47.97% 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Dojo
7 4 (13.33%) Retail
7 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (13.33%) Worklight
7 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.67%) SAS
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
1 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) PowerCenter
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Dojo
2 4 (13.33%) Worklight
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) Akka
4 2 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) User Stories
6 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CITP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView
1 2 (6.67%) OPNET
1 2 (6.67%) HP NNM
1 2 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) VMware