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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 75 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 48 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 1.20% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.25% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 26
Average daily rate £510 £468 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £595 £641
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.28%
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
2450 2649 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1460 1607
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 247 210
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Cambridgeshire +26 18 £515 +58.46% 2
Bedfordshire +9 14 £588 +20.51% 6
Hertfordshire +7 9 £431 -1.42%
Essex +3 6 £530 -3.63%
East Anglia - 1 £470 -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.97%) SOA
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.18%) SOAP
5 23 (29.11%) C#
6 21 (26.58%) .NET
7 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
8 18 (22.78%) Middleware
8 18 (22.78%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (22.78%) REST
9 17 (21.52%) Microservices
9 17 (21.52%) Data Modelling
10 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
10 16 (20.25%) Migration
11 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.99%) Web Services
12 14 (17.72%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (17.72%) Reverse Engineering
13 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
14 12 (15.19%) Java
14 12 (15.19%) WCF
14 12 (15.19%) Low Latency
15 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (13.92%) CRM
16 10 (12.66%) JBoss
16 10 (12.66%) HP
16 10 (12.66%) Cisco
16 10 (12.66%) VMware
16 10 (12.66%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (12.66%) JBoss
2 7 (8.86%) CMS
3 5 (6.33%) Confluence
3 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Mule
5 2 (2.53%) SAS
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Force.com
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.86%) Heroku
4 5 (6.33%) SaaS
5 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) 3G
1 5 (6.33%) 4G
1 5 (6.33%) LTE
1 5 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.80%) WLAN
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.53%) Intranet
3 2 (2.53%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) Broadband
4 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Ant
2 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.27%) FishEye
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Gradle
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) Maven
2 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) SOAP
2 21 (26.58%) .NET
3 18 (22.78%) Middleware
3 18 (22.78%) REST
4 15 (18.99%) Web Services
5 12 (15.19%) WCF
6 9 (11.39%) RESTful
6 9 (11.39%) Visualforce
7 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (10.13%) COM
8 6 (7.59%) MSMQ
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.80%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.53%) Spring
10 2 (2.53%) XML
11 1 (1.27%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (12.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) iSeries
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Android
2 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) SOA
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.78%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (21.52%) Data Modelling
4 17 (21.52%) Microservices
5 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.25%) Migration
6 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.72%) Reverse Engineering
8 12 (15.19%) Low Latency
9 11 (13.92%) CRM
10 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.39%) TDD
12 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (10.13%) ERP
12 8 (10.13%) ETL
12 8 (10.13%) Use Case
13 7 (8.86%) Automated Testing
13 7 (8.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) C#
2 12 (15.19%) Java
3 9 (11.39%) Apex Code
4 8 (10.13%) SOQL
5 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.53%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) COBIT
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) HP
4 10 (12.66%) VMware
5 9 (11.39%) SAP
6 8 (10.13%) Siebel
7 5 (6.33%) Aruba
7 5 (6.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.33%) Meraki
8 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle
9 3 (3.80%) Apigee
9 3 (3.80%) IBM
9 3 (3.80%) Mashery
10 2 (2.53%) hybris
10 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.53%) SunGard
11 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
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