The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 95 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 30 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 1.32% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.72% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 12
Average daily rate £625 £525 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £56.00 - £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £49.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +12.50%
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1870 1921 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.64% 76.63% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1164 973
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 138 149
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the East of England region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the East of England region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
Bedfordshire +6 14 £625 +12.35% 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £625 +34.40%
East Anglia - 5 £470 -
Essex -3 4 £465 -
Norfolk -12 2 £475 -
Technical Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (34.48%) SOA
4 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.97%) Java
5 11 (18.97%) .NET
5 11 (18.97%) J2EE
5 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (17.24%) OO
6 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 10 (17.24%) Legal
7 9 (15.52%) API Design
8 8 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (13.79%) RAD
8 8 (13.79%) RUP
9 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.07%) Information Security
9 7 (12.07%) Analytics
9 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (10.34%) Cryptography
10 6 (10.34%) Network Security
10 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
10 6 (10.34%) Web Services
10 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco
11 5 (8.62%) WLAN
11 5 (8.62%) Project Management
11 5 (8.62%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) IaaS
1 3 (5.17%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (10.34%) Network Security
3 5 (8.62%) WLAN
4 4 (6.90%) Broadband
5 2 (3.45%) 3G
5 2 (3.45%) 4G
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) LTE
5 2 (3.45%) SMS
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) DataStage
4 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.45%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 10 (17.24%) Legal
2 4 (6.90%) Automotive
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (86.21%) Architect
2 32 (55.17%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Technical Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Designer
4 8 (13.79%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Information Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Digital Architect
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (6.90%) IT Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Messaging Architect
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Technical Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
1 11 (18.97%) J2EE
2 6 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Solaris
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (34.48%) SOA
4 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.24%) OO
5 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 9 (15.52%) API Design
7 8 (13.79%) RAD
7 8 (13.79%) RUP
7 8 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (12.07%) Analytics
8 7 (12.07%) Information Security
9 5 (8.62%) Open Source
9 5 (8.62%) People Management
9 5 (8.62%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.90%) Presales
11 3 (5.17%) Scrum
11 3 (5.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) ABAP
2 2 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.72%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) COBIT
3 2 (3.45%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Aruba
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Meraki
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Teradata
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Apigee
6 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Huawei
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) Nokia
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore