The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 92 103 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 35 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.41% 1.35% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.41% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 13
Median daily rate £450 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £565 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £478
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £71.00
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
2378 2828 2812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.38% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1689 1622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 245 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +38 22 £450 -14.28%
Bedfordshire +5 5 £589 +6.08%
Hertfordshire +13 4 £375 -28.57% 1
Essex -12 4 £375 -31.81%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.10%) SOA
2 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) SOAP
4 19 (23.46%) SAP
5 17 (20.99%) Migration
5 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
6 16 (19.75%) Microservices
6 16 (19.75%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (19.75%) C#
6 16 (19.75%) .NET
6 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
7 15 (18.52%) Web Services
7 15 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 15 (18.52%) Middleware
7 15 (18.52%) REST
7 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (17.28%) SDLC
8 14 (17.28%) Oracle
8 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
8 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.05%) VMware
9 13 (16.05%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 12 (14.81%) Java
10 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
11 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (13.58%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.35%) JBoss
2 7 (8.64%) CMS
3 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.47%) Mule
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Force.com
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.64%) Heroku
4 3 (3.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) 3G
1 4 (4.94%) 4G
1 4 (4.94%) LTE
1 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.47%) VLAN
3 2 (2.47%) WLAN
4 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Ant
2 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.23%) FishEye
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Gradle
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) SOAP
2 16 (19.75%) .NET
3 15 (18.52%) Middleware
3 15 (18.52%) REST
3 15 (18.52%) Web Services
4 9 (11.11%) RESTful
4 9 (11.11%) Visualforce
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (9.88%) COM
5 8 (9.88%) WCF
6 3 (3.70%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.47%) Spring
7 2 (2.47%) XML
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (12.35%) Mainframe
4 9 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.23%) Clustering
9 1 (1.23%) iSeries
9 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Android
2 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (32.10%) SOA
2 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
2 17 (20.99%) Migration
3 16 (19.75%) Microservices
3 16 (19.75%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 15 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.28%) SDLC
5 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (12.35%) CRM
7 10 (12.35%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.11%) Low Latency
9 8 (9.88%) ERP
9 8 (9.88%) ETL
9 8 (9.88%) Presales
10 7 (8.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) C#
2 12 (14.81%) Java
3 9 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 8 (9.88%) SOQL
5 3 (3.70%) SQL
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) VB
6 2 (2.47%) VB6
7 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) COBIT
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) Snort
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) SAP
3 14 (17.28%) Oracle
4 13 (16.05%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (16.05%) VMware
5 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.35%) Cisco
7 9 (11.11%) HP
8 8 (9.88%) Siebel
9 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.94%) Aruba
10 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
10 4 (4.94%) Meraki
11 3 (3.70%) Apigee
11 3 (3.70%) Mashery
12 2 (2.47%) hybris
12 2 (2.47%) IBM
12 2 (2.47%) SunGard
13 1 (1.23%) Dell
13 1 (1.23%) Lotus