The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the East Sussex 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 Architect
Rank 41 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.60% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£450 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 281 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 93.45% 94.30% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 158 174
Average daily rate £275 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £20.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the East Sussex region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VB6
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) COM+
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) DSDM
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) VB6
2 2 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator
3 1 (12.50%) Kofax