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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 115 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 16 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.95% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Average daily rate
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£588 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £403 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £645 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £428
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2061 2108 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.83% 72.59% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1193 883
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 £250 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 147 131
Average hourly rate £36.13 £30.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -14.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Bedfordshire +17 9 £600 +4.34%
Essex -13 3 £350 -37.77% 1
Hertfordshire -16 2 £525 +10.52% 3
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 21 (34.43%) SOA
2 19 (31.15%) E-Commerce
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (21.31%) Oracle
5 12 (19.67%) Finance
6 11 (18.03%) SAP
6 11 (18.03%) Java
6 11 (18.03%) Linux
7 10 (16.39%) Web Services
8 9 (14.75%) Solaris
9 8 (13.11%) RAD
9 8 (13.11%) RUP
10 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.84%) Legal
10 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
11 5 (8.20%) Retail
11 5 (8.20%) Fat Client
11 5 (8.20%) Thin Client
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.20%) .NET
11 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.20%) Line Management
12 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.56%) Analytics
12 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
12 4 (6.56%) WildFly
12 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
12 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
12 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) WildFly
1 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.28%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Agresso
2 1 (1.64%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.64%) AWD
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) Network Security
1 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) PBX
2 2 (3.28%) VoIP
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) DPNSS
2 2 (3.28%) QSIG
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) IPsec
3 1 (1.64%) H.323
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) Extranet
3 1 (1.64%) MPLS
3 1 (1.64%) OSPF
3 1 (1.64%) BGP
3 1 (1.64%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.56%) Ingres
3 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (80.33%) Architect
2 30 (49.18%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (21.31%) Technical Architect
4 12 (19.67%) Designer
5 9 (14.75%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Web Architect
8 4 (6.56%) SOA Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Lead Designer
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Security Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Integration Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Applications Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Security Architect
11 1 (1.64%) SAP Manager
11 1 (1.64%) Storage Specialist
11 1 (1.64%) Data Manager
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Technical Architect
11 1 (1.64%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) J2EE
3 4 (6.56%) JMS
3 4 (6.56%) JSON
4 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) XSD
4 1 (1.64%) XSL
4 1 (1.64%) XSLT
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) EJB
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) JSP
4 1 (1.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.20%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Solaris
3 4 (6.56%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) SOA
2 19 (31.15%) E-Commerce
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (13.11%) RAD
4 8 (13.11%) RUP
5 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) Line Management
7 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 4 (6.56%) ERP
7 4 (6.56%) CRM
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.92%) Information Security
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.92%) OO
8 3 (4.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
3 2 (3.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) SAP
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Avaya
6 1 (1.64%) Brocade
6 1 (1.64%) KANA
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.64%) hybris