The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 68 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.04% 0.54% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate £415 £400 £663
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -39.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
Technical Architecture
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
888 1038 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.69% 79.91% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 500 501
Average daily rate £406 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 25
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.67 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 11 £415 +3.75% 1
Technical Architecture
South East

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (41.94%) SAP
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
4 8 (25.81%) CRM
5 7 (22.58%) SOAP
5 7 (22.58%) Banking
6 6 (19.35%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) HTTP
7 5 (16.13%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) DOM
7 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) ERP
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) Test Management
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.13%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.13%) Sitecore
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (16.13%) REST

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) WEP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) OLTP
3 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) iOS Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Strategy Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy Manager
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.23%) BSS Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.23%) WAN Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Zachman Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) SOAP
2 5 (16.13%) DOM
2 5 (16.13%) JSON
2 5 (16.13%) REST
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) Servlets
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blockchain
1 5 (16.13%) Cryptocurrency
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) CESG
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) CRM
2 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
3 5 (16.13%) Business Transformation
3 5 (16.13%) ERP
3 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Test Management
3 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.13%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) eTOM
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) JCL
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SEPA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) GPFS
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenView
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) SAP
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Sitecore
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) StorageTek
6 2 (6.45%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) GFI Software
7 1 (3.23%) Intel
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec