The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank - 24 15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 0.98% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.01% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £478 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-39.08% +163.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 99 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.21% 97.06% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 71 40
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) iPaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) AMQP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Introscope
2 1 (50.00%) Metastorm
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) OpenText
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Vignette
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Vignette
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Metastorm
1 1 (50.00%) OpenText
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft