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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 103 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 42 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 0.85% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.91% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £483 £440
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.78 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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
2912 2842 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.12% 92.88% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1664 1125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 238 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Essex -4 18 £385 -14.44%
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £506 +6.57%
Bedfordshire +11 6 £573 +20.52% 1
Suffolk - 5 £500 -
Hertfordshire -10 3 £525 +23.52%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 29 (38.16%) SOA
2 23 (30.26%) Java
3 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 17 (22.37%) .NET
4 17 (22.37%) Middleware
5 16 (21.05%) Linux
5 16 (21.05%) UML
5 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 15 (19.74%) UNIX
7 14 (18.42%) Oracle
7 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (17.11%) Web Services
9 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.79%) REST
9 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
10 11 (14.47%) SOAP
10 11 (14.47%) J2EE
10 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (13.16%) TDD
11 10 (13.16%) MySQL
11 10 (13.16%) Windows
12 9 (11.84%) Citrix
12 9 (11.84%) Scrum
12 9 (11.84%) VMware
12 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (10.53%) RESTful
13 8 (10.53%) Kanban
13 8 (10.53%) WSO2
13 8 (10.53%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.58%) WildFly
4 3 (3.95%) Mule
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Maximo
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) SAN
1 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) NAS
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.32%) FTP
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) BGP
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) Ingres
4 5 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Subversion
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
1 5 (6.58%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Automotive
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
1 17 (22.37%) Middleware
2 13 (17.11%) Web Services
3 12 (15.79%) REST
4 11 (14.47%) SOAP
4 11 (14.47%) J2EE
5 8 (10.53%) JSON
5 8 (10.53%) RESTful
6 6 (7.89%) JMS
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.58%) XML
7 5 (6.58%) Apache CXF
8 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.26%) HTML5
8 4 (5.26%) jQuery
8 4 (5.26%) HTML
8 4 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.95%) Ajax
9 3 (3.95%) CSS
9 3 (3.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
1 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
1 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 15 (19.74%) UNIX
3 10 (13.16%) Windows
4 8 (10.53%) Solaris
5 7 (9.21%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) SOA
2 16 (21.05%) UML
3 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (13.16%) TDD
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 8 (10.53%) Kanban
8 8 (10.53%) Coaching
9 7 (9.21%) CRM
10 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.26%) Low Latency
12 4 (5.26%) DevOps
12 4 (5.26%) Line Management
12 4 (5.26%) Open Source
12 4 (5.26%) Migration
12 4 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) Java
2 7 (9.21%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) C++
3 2 (2.63%) Ruby
3 2 (2.63%) Scala
4 1 (1.32%) SQL
4 1 (1.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.95%) MCPD
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) CCA
4 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Docker
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
1 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.26%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.84%) Citrix
3 9 (11.84%) VMware
4 8 (10.53%) WSO2
5 6 (7.89%) SAP
6 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.26%) NetApp
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) IBM
7 4 (5.26%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) ForgeRock
8 3 (3.95%) F5
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) Adobe
9 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.32%) ESRI
10 1 (1.32%) Lotus
10 1 (1.32%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) Finjan
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