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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 89 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.34% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
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£433 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £37.24
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.84%
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
1476 1391 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.55% 94.05% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 699 545
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £75 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 116 131
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 4 March 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
Lincolnshire - 1 £433 - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (26.67%) VMware
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) SAS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Microservices
2 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) VCP5
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CITP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MBCS
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) XenServer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix