The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 96 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.27% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
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£425 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -
Technical Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1166 1094 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.36% 73.72% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 562 428
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 71 78
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the East Midlands region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Northamptonshire -8 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Struts
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Force.com
1 3 (42.86%) Visualforce
1 3 (42.86%) Apex Code
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Struts
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp