The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 202 259 246
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 556 386 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.81% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 237 215
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £471
% change year-on-year
- +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £49.50 £30.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +11.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
Technical Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the England region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +37 219 £510 +0.09% 53
North West +80 111 £525 - 9
South East -15 87 £475 +5.55% 12
East of England +7 34 £475 - 2
South West +9 31 £425 -10.99% 2
Yorkshire -15 26 £500 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -16 18 £500 - 8
North East +19 15 £430 - 1
East Midlands +5 8 £450 -10.00% 3
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 281 (27.15%) Java
2 237 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (20.29%) Oracle
4 206 (19.90%) Microsoft
5 181 (17.49%) Finance
6 176 (17.00%) Windows
7 164 (15.85%) Technical Architecture
8 138 (13.33%) Linux
9 136 (13.14%) UNIX
10 130 (12.56%) .NET
11 126 (12.17%) VMware
12 123 (11.88%) SQL Server
13 120 (11.59%) Security Cleared
14 114 (11.01%) SQL
15 99 (9.57%) Migration
16 93 (8.99%) MongoDB
17 92 (8.89%) Citrix
18 90 (8.70%) Active Directory
18 90 (8.70%) Web Services
18 90 (8.70%) TOGAF
19 88 (8.50%) SOA
20 87 (8.41%) JavaScript
21 83 (8.02%) Scrum
21 83 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 81 (7.83%) SC Cleared
23 74 (7.15%) TDD
24 72 (6.96%) MS Excel
24 72 (6.96%) CRM
25 71 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
25 71 (6.86%) Amazon AWS

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 57 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.15%) Node.js
3 36 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 33 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (2.71%) Adobe CQ
6 27 (2.61%) IIS
7 23 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.74%) MS Exchange
9 15 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (1.16%) Documentum
11 12 (1.16%) JBoss
11 12 (1.16%) CMS
12 11 (1.06%) Lync
13 10 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.68%) Mule
Applications
1 72 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.68%) MS Office
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 1 (0.097%) SPSS
7 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.48%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.39%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.29%) Maximo
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.19%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.097%) Radian6
9 1 (0.097%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (3.48%) IaaS
4 35 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (3.00%) SaaS
6 11 (1.06%) Force.com
7 5 (0.48%) Office 365
8 3 (0.29%) Heroku
8 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.097%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.097%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.28%) WAN
2 64 (6.18%) Firewall
3 60 (5.80%) SAN
4 49 (4.73%) LAN
5 38 (3.67%) Internet
6 20 (1.93%) MPLS
7 17 (1.64%) VPN
8 16 (1.55%) DNS
9 14 (1.35%) NAS
10 12 (1.16%) Wireless
11 11 (1.06%) Network Security
11 11 (1.06%) VLAN
12 10 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.87%) VPLS
13 9 (0.87%) BGP
13 9 (0.87%) EIGRP
14 8 (0.77%) DMZ
14 8 (0.77%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.99%) MongoDB
3 63 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 60 (5.80%) MySQL
5 56 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 52 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (5.02%) Big Data
7 46 (4.44%) Hadoop
8 33 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (3.09%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.32%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.64%) DB2
12 16 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.97%) SAP HANA
17 7 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.55%) Maven
3 15 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.35%) JUnit
5 12 (1.16%) JIRA
6 11 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.97%) Selenium
8 9 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.77%) Subversion
10 6 (0.58%) RSpec
11 5 (0.48%) Ant
12 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.29%) NUnit
13 3 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.29%) Grunt
13 3 (0.29%) Bower
13 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.19%) Spock
14 2 (0.19%) XMLSpy
14 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 181 (17.49%) Finance
2 68 (6.57%) Banking
3 45 (4.35%) Retail
4 22 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.45%) Marketing
7 13 (1.26%) Front Office
8 11 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (0.97%) Billing
10 6 (0.58%) Advertising
11 5 (0.48%) Local Government
12 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.39%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Back Office
13 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.56%) .NET
2 90 (8.70%) Web Services
3 64 (6.18%) HTML
3 64 (6.18%) REST
4 51 (4.93%) AngularJS
5 48 (4.64%) Middleware
6 43 (4.15%) CSS
6 43 (4.15%) HTML5
7 42 (4.06%) JSON
8 39 (3.77%) Spring
8 39 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 38 (3.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 37 (3.57%) Play Framework
11 34 (3.29%) Django
11 34 (3.29%) XML
12 33 (3.19%) ASP.NET
13 31 (3.00%) J2EE
14 30 (2.90%) SOAP
14 30 (2.90%) Ajax
15 28 (2.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.38%) Open Source
2 43 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 28 (2.71%) Replication
6 27 (2.61%) Mainframe
7 26 (2.51%) Clustering
8 24 (2.32%) User Experience
9 21 (2.03%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.55%) Reference Data
11 14 (1.35%) PKI
12 13 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.26%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.16%) NHS
13 12 (1.16%) GIS
14 11 (1.06%) Computer Science
14 11 (1.06%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
15 8 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (17.00%) Windows
2 138 (13.33%) Linux
3 136 (13.14%) UNIX
4 45 (4.35%) Solaris
4 45 (4.35%) AIX
5 33 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.97%) VME
9 10 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.68%) MVS
11 6 (0.58%) Android
11 6 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.48%) CentOS
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.29%) VMS
13 3 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (15.85%) Technical Architecture
3 99 (9.57%) Migration
4 90 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 88 (8.50%) SOA
6 83 (8.02%) Scrum
7 74 (7.15%) TDD
8 72 (6.96%) CRM
9 71 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (5.12%) ITIL
11 46 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 45 (4.35%) MVC
13 44 (4.25%) Service Management
14 43 (4.15%) Configuration Management
15 40 (3.86%) Project Management
16 39 (3.77%) Data Modelling
17 38 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 38 (3.67%) DevOps
18 37 (3.57%) Software Architecture
18 37 (3.57%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 281 (27.15%) Java
2 114 (11.01%) SQL
3 87 (8.41%) JavaScript
4 66 (6.38%) Scala
5 56 (5.41%) C#
6 48 (4.64%) Ruby
7 34 (3.29%) R
8 31 (3.00%) Python
9 25 (2.42%) C
10 14 (1.35%) Apex Code
11 13 (1.26%) C++
11 13 (1.26%) PHP
12 11 (1.06%) Perl
13 10 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.68%) COBOL
16 6 (0.58%) ABAP
17 5 (0.48%) VB
17 5 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 120 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 81 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.48%) Degree
4 19 (1.84%) DV Cleared
4 19 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (0.97%) CISSP
8 9 (0.87%) MCITP
9 7 (0.68%) MCSE
9 7 (0.68%) CCNP
10 5 (0.48%) CCIE
10 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.48%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.39%) MCSD
11 4 (0.39%) CCA
11 4 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.39%) CCEA
12 3 (0.29%) CCNA
13 1 (0.097%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.84%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.48%) COBIT
3 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.29%) Basel III
3 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.097%) SLA
4 1 (0.097%) Basel II
4 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 90 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 83 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.64%) VMware ESX
4 17 (1.64%) vSphere
5 14 (1.35%) XenApp
6 9 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (0.58%) Docker
10 5 (0.48%) XenServer
11 3 (0.29%) SRDF
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.29%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.29%) vCloud
11 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.29%) iptables
12 2 (0.19%) Squid
13 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (3.19%) StatsD
3 14 (1.35%) SCCM
4 9 (0.87%) SCOM
5 8 (0.77%) Puppet
6 5 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.39%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.29%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.29%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.29%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.19%) WMI
9 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 210 (20.29%) Oracle
2 206 (19.90%) Microsoft
3 126 (12.17%) VMware
4 92 (8.89%) Citrix
5 63 (6.09%) Cisco
6 57 (5.51%) SAP
7 55 (5.31%) IBM
8 48 (4.64%) HP
9 37 (3.57%) Tableau
10 33 (3.19%) Apigee
10 33 (3.19%) Teradata
11 31 (3.00%) NetApp
12 30 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (2.90%) Mashery
13 24 (2.32%) Red Hat
14 22 (2.13%) EMC
15 21 (2.03%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.93%) Business Objects
17 16 (1.55%) Juniper
18 14 (1.35%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Markte Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £430 per annum
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City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackpool
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City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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Lancashire
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
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Warrington
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Rate: £500.00 - £700 per day
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Macclesfield
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