The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 95 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 31 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.28% 1.35% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.39% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 20
Average daily rate £490 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £418 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2298 2439 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.19% 96.59% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1450 1201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 222 239
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire +15 15 £588 +17.50% 2
Hertfordshire -6 6 £618 +30.00% 3
East Anglia - 4 £470 -
Norfolk - 3 £463 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - - 1
Suffolk +4 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Essex -5 1 £450 - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (53.62%) SOA
2 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (40.58%) C#
3 28 (40.58%) .NET
4 26 (37.68%) SOAP
5 24 (34.78%) REST
6 20 (28.99%) Low Latency
6 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
7 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (27.54%) WCF
8 18 (26.09%) Microservices
9 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
10 16 (23.19%) MSMQ
10 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (23.19%) Reverse Engineering
11 14 (20.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
11 14 (20.29%) JIRA
11 14 (20.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (18.84%) TDD
13 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.94%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (14.49%) Web Services
14 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
14 10 (14.49%) Middleware
14 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
14 10 (14.49%) Confluence
15 9 (13.04%) DevOps
15 9 (13.04%) Data Transformation
15 9 (13.04%) SQL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (14.49%) Confluence
2 8 (11.59%) Mule
3 7 (10.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (8.70%) JBoss
5 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) 3G
2 1 (1.45%) 4G
2 1 (1.45%) Broadband
2 1 (1.45%) LTE
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.80%) Legal
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) SOAP
3 24 (34.78%) REST
4 19 (27.54%) WCF
5 16 (23.19%) MSMQ
6 10 (14.49%) Middleware
6 10 (14.49%) Web Services
7 7 (10.14%) Apache Camel
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.80%) Spring
10 3 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.35%) J2EE
10 3 (4.35%) Java EE
10 3 (4.35%) JMS
10 3 (4.35%) JSON
11 2 (2.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) SOA
2 20 (28.99%) Low Latency
2 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Microservices
5 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
6 16 (23.19%) Reverse Engineering
7 14 (20.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (18.84%) TDD
9 11 (15.94%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
11 9 (13.04%) Data Transformation
11 9 (13.04%) DevOps
12 8 (11.59%) AOP
12 8 (11.59%) Open Source
13 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.25%) Migration
13 5 (7.25%) RAD
13 5 (7.25%) RUP
14 4 (5.80%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) C#
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
3 7 (10.14%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) VB
4 2 (2.90%) VB6
5 1 (1.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) COBIT
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.45%) Mesos
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.04%) Atlassian
4 7 (10.14%) WSO2
5 4 (5.80%) hybris
6 3 (4.35%) Apigee
6 3 (4.35%) Mashery
7 2 (2.90%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.45%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Nokia
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.45%) TIBCO