The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 70 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.29% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.31% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£551 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
Technical Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1086 971 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.50% 92.48% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 482 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -1 6 £570 - 3
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (30.00%) Dojo
3 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Worklight
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (15.00%) AIX
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (30.00%) Dojo
2 4 (20.00%) Worklight
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CITP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Primavera