The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 127 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 19 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.50% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.72% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
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£450 £425 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Technical Architecture
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 - 16 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 2 £500 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £375 -11.76%
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (45.65%) TOGAF
2 19 (41.30%) Finance
3 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
4 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 11 (23.91%) WebLogic
6 11 (23.91%) NHS
6 11 (23.91%) Local Government
7 9 (19.57%) Degree
7 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
8 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 8 (17.39%) Dependency Management
9 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (13.04%) IBM
9 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
9 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.04%) J2EE
9 6 (13.04%) UNIX
9 6 (13.04%) Solaris
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (10.87%) AccuRev
10 5 (10.87%) Lagan
10 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) Java
10 5 (10.87%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (23.91%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Local Government
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Architect
2 29 (63.04%) Technical Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (4.35%) Storage Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.17%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) NHS
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) UNIX
1 6 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) TOGAF
2 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
3 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
6 8 (17.39%) Dependency Management
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Information Management
8 5 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (8.70%) Matrix Management
9 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.70%) SOA
9 4 (8.70%) OO
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.35%) Data Security
10 2 (4.35%) UML
10 2 (4.35%) Time Management
10 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) Lagan
3 5 (10.87%) AccuRev
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Teradata
6 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
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