The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 97 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 47 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 0.53% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 22
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £430 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 -
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Architect
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -9 18 £605 +51.25%
Hertfordshire +4 13 £475 - 2
Bedfordshire -13 8 £400 -15.78% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £475 - 3
Suffolk -7 3 £450 -5.26%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (42.67%) Technical Architecture
2 22 (29.33%) TOGAF
3 21 (28.00%) Oracle
4 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.00%) .NET
5 18 (24.00%) UNIX
6 16 (21.33%) Web Services
6 16 (21.33%) Java
7 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.67%) Waterfall
9 13 (17.33%) Solaris
10 12 (16.00%) SOA
10 12 (16.00%) SQL
11 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
11 11 (14.67%) Finance
11 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (13.33%) VMware
12 10 (13.33%) XML
12 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 10 (13.33%) C#
12 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 10 (13.33%) Linux
13 8 (10.67%) UML
13 8 (10.67%) N-Tier
13 8 (10.67%) Cisco
13 8 (10.67%) IBM
13 8 (10.67%) J2EE
13 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
13 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.67%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) Drupal
6 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) IPv4
4 1 (1.33%) IPv6
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.67%) Ingres
6 2 (2.67%) DB2
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.67%) Subversion
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Ant
3 2 (2.67%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) Web Services
3 10 (13.33%) XML
3 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.67%) J2EE
5 6 (8.00%) WSDL
5 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.67%) WCF
6 5 (6.67%) HTML
6 5 (6.67%) XSLT
7 4 (5.33%) XSD
8 3 (4.00%) RESTful
8 3 (4.00%) JSON
8 3 (4.00%) MEAP
8 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 3 (4.00%) J2SE
8 3 (4.00%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.67%) JMS
9 2 (2.67%) CGI
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.33%) Open Source
3 6 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.67%) Taxonomies
4 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) W3C
6 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) New Media
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) UNIX
2 13 (17.33%) Solaris
3 10 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Windows
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Technical Architecture
2 22 (29.33%) TOGAF
3 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.67%) Waterfall
5 12 (16.00%) SOA
6 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.67%) UML
9 7 (9.33%) Scrum
9 7 (9.33%) Dependency Management
9 7 (9.33%) B2C
9 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.33%) OO
9 7 (9.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.00%) TDD
10 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
10 6 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 5 (6.67%) Information Management
12 4 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (5.33%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) Perl
5 2 (2.67%) PHP
5 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) CCNA
1 6 (8.00%) CCA
1 6 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.00%) MCSE
1 6 (8.00%) CCAA
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (8.00%) MCTS
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (9.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) VMware
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco
4 8 (10.67%) IBM
5 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) Business Objects
6 6 (8.00%) Splunk
7 5 (6.67%) SAP
7 5 (6.67%) Sun
8 4 (5.33%) Sybase
9 3 (4.00%) AccuRev
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.33%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.33%) Juniper
11 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.33%) NetApp
11 1 (1.33%) Dell
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