The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 86 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.73% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.77% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£519 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £482 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1542 1431 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.20% 94.46% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 740 762
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 97
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Northamptonshire +2 9 £550 +17.64%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £550 -
Leicestershire -8 1 £400 - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) DB2
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) JUnit
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) Converged Networks
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) Spock
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Security
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) ERP
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.54%) Microservices
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.85%) Pacemaker
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) HP
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) F5
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Google