The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 18 April 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 Croydon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 24 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.94% 1.54% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.64% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 -
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 61 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 97.17% 93.85% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 99
Average daily rate £388 £390 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Architect
London

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Technical Architect
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft