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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 94 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 45 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.71% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 6
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.18% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.58 -
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
2816 2660 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 91.66% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1522 1095
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 £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 21 £500 +25.00% 1
Suffolk - 8 £488 - 2
Bedfordshire +12 7 £570 +23.24%
Hertfordshire -10 5 £525 +31.25% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £525 +23.52% 1
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.72%) SOA
2 27 (31.40%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) Oracle
3 21 (24.42%) Linux
4 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
5 18 (20.93%) UML
5 18 (20.93%) UNIX
6 17 (19.77%) Middleware
7 16 (18.60%) .NET
7 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
8 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (16.28%) J2EE
9 14 (16.28%) Web Services
10 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
11 12 (13.95%) REST
11 12 (13.95%) Solaris
11 12 (13.95%) MySQL
11 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.79%) SOAP
13 10 (11.63%) TDD
14 9 (10.47%) Scrum
14 9 (10.47%) VMware
14 9 (10.47%) Windows
14 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
15 8 (9.30%) RESTful
15 8 (9.30%) Kanban
15 8 (9.30%) WSO2

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.81%) WildFly
4 3 (3.49%) Mule
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Drupal
6 1 (1.16%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Maximo
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) SAN
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) FTP
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) MySQL
3 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.81%) Ingres
4 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.14%) Subversion
4 4 (4.65%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Automotive
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) Middleware
2 16 (18.60%) .NET
3 14 (16.28%) J2EE
3 14 (16.28%) Web Services
4 12 (13.95%) REST
5 11 (12.79%) SOAP
6 8 (9.30%) JSON
6 8 (9.30%) RESTful
7 6 (6.98%) JMS
7 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.81%) XML
8 5 (5.81%) HTML
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 5 (5.81%) Apache CXF
9 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.65%) jQuery
9 4 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (3.49%) LAMP
10 3 (3.49%) Ajax
10 3 (3.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Thin Client
1 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.81%) Fat Client
1 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) PKI
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) FMCG
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) UNIX
3 12 (13.95%) Solaris
4 9 (10.47%) Windows
5 7 (8.14%) Mac OS X
6 5 (5.81%) AIX
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) SOA
2 18 (20.93%) UML
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.63%) TDD
7 9 (10.47%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) Kanban
8 8 (9.30%) Coaching
9 7 (8.14%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.98%) Migration
10 6 (6.98%) CRM
10 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.81%) High Availability
11 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) Web Design
12 4 (4.65%) Content Management
12 4 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Java
2 6 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (3.49%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) PHP
4 2 (2.33%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) Ruby
4 2 (2.33%) Scala
5 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) MCPD
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.65%) Docker
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.49%) SRDF
3 3 (3.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Puppet
1 7 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.65%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) WSO2
5 7 (8.14%) SAP
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix
7 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.81%) Business Objects
7 5 (5.81%) IBM
8 4 (4.65%) ForgeRock
9 3 (3.49%) EMC
9 3 (3.49%) NetApp
9 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.33%) Adobe
10 2 (2.33%) Cisco
10 2 (2.33%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.16%) HP
11 1 (1.16%) ESRI
11 1 (1.16%) Lotus
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