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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 115 99 128
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 29 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.84% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 3
Average daily rate £550 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -8 22 £600 +81.13%
Hertfordshire -6 6 £475 -
Cambridgeshire -11 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 6
Technical Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (54.35%) TOGAF
2 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
3 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 11 (23.91%) UNIX
4 11 (23.91%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.74%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Solaris
6 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
6 8 (17.39%) Information Management
6 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.39%) Dependency Management
7 7 (15.22%) AccuRev
7 7 (15.22%) Finance
7 7 (15.22%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) J2EE
8 6 (13.04%) Business Objects
8 6 (13.04%) SOA
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (13.04%) IBM
8 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (10.87%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (10.87%) MEAP
9 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (10.87%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Architect
2 32 (69.57%) Technical Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
1 7 (15.22%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) MEAP
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.52%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) UNIX
2 8 (17.39%) Solaris
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) TOGAF
2 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
3 12 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (23.91%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.39%) Information Management
6 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.39%) Dependency Management
7 7 (15.22%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) SOA
9 5 (10.87%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
11 3 (6.52%) B2C
11 3 (6.52%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.52%) ITIL
12 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.35%) UML
12 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Lisp
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
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 7 (15.22%) AccuRev
3 6 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) SAP
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft