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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 107 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 21 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.11% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.43% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 18
Median daily rate £375 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £467 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.58 £42.00 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +86.66%
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
1938 2230 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.59% 77.40% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1294 1489
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 167 151
Median hourly rate £36.14 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.44 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +12 11 £350 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -7 5 £388 -35.41% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £550 - 1
Norfolk -2 2 £470 -1.05%
Bedfordshire -5 1 £550 -6.38% 1
Technical Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) SOA
3 18 (39.13%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) Marketing
4 12 (26.09%) Open Source
5 11 (23.91%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (23.91%) J2EE
6 10 (21.74%) .NET
6 10 (21.74%) Web Services
6 10 (21.74%) RUP
6 10 (21.74%) RAD
6 10 (21.74%) SMS
6 10 (21.74%) Legal
6 10 (21.74%) Social Media
6 10 (21.74%) Big Data
6 10 (21.74%) Analytics
7 9 (19.57%) Virtual Team
7 9 (19.57%) Big Data Analytics
7 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
7 9 (19.57%) Finance
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
7 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) OO
8 8 (17.39%) Adobe
8 8 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 8 (17.39%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (15.22%) Mentoring

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Force.com
2 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) SMS
2 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) WLAN
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (6.52%) Toad
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 12 (26.09%) Marketing
2 10 (21.74%) Legal
3 9 (19.57%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Designer
3 11 (23.91%) Solutions Designer
4 10 (21.74%) Digital Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 7 (15.22%) IT Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Java Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.52%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
9 3 (6.52%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) J2EE
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 3 (6.52%) JSF
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) XSLT
5 2 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (2.17%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.17%) COM
6 1 (2.17%) EJB
6 1 (2.17%) JDBC
6 1 (2.17%) JMS
6 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.17%) RESTful
6 1 (2.17%) Servlets
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Social Media
2 9 (19.57%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) SOA
3 12 (26.09%) Open Source
4 11 (23.91%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (21.74%) Analytics
5 10 (21.74%) RAD
5 10 (21.74%) RUP
6 9 (19.57%) Big Data Analytics
6 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
6 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (19.57%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
6 9 (19.57%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 7 (15.22%) Coaching
8 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) Migration
9 5 (10.87%) Presales
10 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) C
3 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) CCIE
1 2 (4.35%) CCNA
1 2 (4.35%) CCNP
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.35%) CWNA
1 2 (4.35%) CWNE
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Adobe
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO