The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
UK / England
Rank 206 208 228
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 469 551 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.15% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.21% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 382 300
Median daily rate £535 £503 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
London +16 223 £550 +4.76% 37
South East +3 68 £575 +9.52% 7
Yorkshire +3 38 £517 -17.32% 10
West Midlands -7 34 £495 -1.10% 5
East of England -1 33 £525 +5.00% 3
South West +10 28 £600 +37.14% 4
North West -17 19 £450 -16.27% 6
East Midlands +5 12 £484 -3.25% 10
North East -23 11 £488 +1.29% 1
Midlands +5 5 £250 -44.44%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 314 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (20.44%) Java
3 150 (16.39%) Security Cleared
4 146 (15.96%) Windows
5 145 (15.85%) Oracle
6 143 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 135 (14.75%) Finance
8 133 (14.54%) Scrum
9 116 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
10 113 (12.35%) Migration
10 113 (12.35%) Active Directory
10 113 (12.35%) SQL
11 112 (12.24%) Open Source
12 110 (12.02%) SC Cleared
12 110 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 110 (12.02%) Technical Architecture
13 98 (10.71%) Linux
14 96 (10.49%) TOGAF
15 95 (10.38%) TDD
16 93 (10.16%) SQL Server
17 87 (9.51%) NoSQL
18 83 (9.07%) HTML
19 81 (8.85%) .NET
20 76 (8.31%) User Experience
20 76 (8.31%) JSON
21 71 (7.76%) VMware
21 71 (7.76%) Python
22 70 (7.65%) MongoDB
22 70 (7.65%) REST
23 69 (7.54%) Web Services

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 35 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.50%) Apache
2 32 (3.50%) CMS
3 29 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 27 (2.95%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.62%) Skype for Business
6 22 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 20 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (1.97%) JBoss
8 18 (1.97%) MS Exchange
9 17 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.42%) Confluence
11 13 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.31%) nginx
13 11 (1.20%) NetWeaver
14 10 (1.09%) SAP EP
Applications
1 30 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.20%) SAP CRM
3 10 (1.09%) SAP MDM
4 8 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Endur
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 116 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (7.43%) Office 365
4 35 (3.83%) PaaS
5 31 (3.39%) IaaS
6 25 (2.73%) SaaS
7 22 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.09%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.77%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.55%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.44%) Force.com
14 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.68%) WAN
2 48 (5.25%) Firewall
3 47 (5.14%) DNS
4 45 (4.92%) VPN
5 33 (3.61%) DHCP
6 31 (3.39%) Network Security
7 29 (3.17%) LAN
8 28 (3.06%) Internet
9 24 (2.62%) SAN
10 18 (1.97%) Skype
11 13 (1.42%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.31%) VLAN
12 12 (1.31%) Wireless
13 11 (1.20%) MPLS
14 10 (1.09%) LDAP
14 10 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (0.87%) IPsec
16 8 (0.87%) SSL
17 7 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.51%) NoSQL
3 70 (7.65%) MongoDB
4 54 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (5.25%) MySQL
6 47 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.62%) Big Data
10 17 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.86%) Redis
11 14 (1.53%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.42%) SAP HANA
13 11 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.09%) Neo4j
15 9 (0.98%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.77%) Endeca
16 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.19%) JIRA
3 18 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.20%) Selenium
5 10 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.87%) PVCS
6 8 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.77%) JMeter
7 7 (0.77%) ProC
8 6 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.55%) Gradle
9 5 (0.55%) Maven
9 5 (0.55%) Moq
9 5 (0.55%) webpack
10 4 (0.44%) JUnit
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.44%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.33%) Ant
11 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 135 (14.75%) Finance
2 45 (4.92%) Banking
3 29 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.06%) Retail
5 24 (2.62%) Marketing
6 18 (1.97%) Electronics
6 18 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.09%) Advertising
7 10 (1.09%) Legal
8 8 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.77%) Back Office
10 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.55%) Automotive
12 4 (0.44%) French Language
12 4 (0.44%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 3 (0.33%) Front Office
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.07%) HTML
2 81 (8.85%) .NET
3 76 (8.31%) JSON
4 70 (7.65%) REST
5 69 (7.54%) Web Services
6 65 (7.10%) CSS
7 63 (6.89%) HTML5
8 55 (6.01%) Play Framework
9 52 (5.68%) J2EE
10 51 (5.57%) AngularJS
11 50 (5.46%) Django
11 50 (5.46%) RESTful
12 44 (4.81%) CSS3
12 44 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
13 42 (4.59%) Middleware
13 42 (4.59%) XML
14 34 (3.72%) Spring
15 28 (3.06%) Ajax
16 22 (2.40%) SOAP
16 22 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.31%) User Experience
2 54 (5.90%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.28%) PKI
5 23 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.42%) NHS
7 13 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.09%) Clustering
9 10 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.09%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.98%) CESG
10 9 (0.98%) Reference Data
11 8 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.87%) Replication
11 8 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (15.96%) Windows
2 98 (10.71%) Linux
3 64 (6.99%) Unix
4 53 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 39 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 25 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.20%) AIX
10 9 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.87%) Android
11 8 (0.87%) Solaris
12 6 (0.66%) VME
13 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.33%) HPUX
15 3 (0.33%) MVS
16 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (14.54%) Scrum
3 113 (12.35%) Migration
4 112 (12.24%) Open Source
5 110 (12.02%) Technical Architecture
6 96 (10.49%) TOGAF
7 95 (10.38%) TDD
8 65 (7.10%) DevOps
9 63 (6.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 62 (6.78%) Kanban
11 60 (6.56%) SOA
12 59 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (6.01%) Microservices
14 55 (6.01%) User Stories
15 49 (5.36%) Data Modelling
15 49 (5.36%) Software Architecture
16 48 (5.25%) Configuration Management
17 46 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (4.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 187 (20.44%) Java
2 113 (12.35%) SQL
3 71 (7.76%) Python
4 66 (7.21%) JavaScript
5 63 (6.89%) Ruby
6 60 (6.56%) Scala
7 52 (5.68%) C#
8 32 (3.50%) C
9 29 (3.17%) PHP
10 15 (1.64%) Perl
11 13 (1.42%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.31%) C++
13 10 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.55%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.55%) XPath
17 4 (0.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 150 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 110 (12.02%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.15%) Degree
4 17 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.75%) MCSE
6 14 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.09%) CCIE
9 9 (0.98%) CISSP
10 7 (0.77%) MCITP
11 6 (0.66%) CCNA
11 6 (0.66%) CCNP
11 6 (0.66%) MCP
12 5 (0.55%) CISM
13 4 (0.44%) CLAS
13 4 (0.44%) EMC Certification
13 4 (0.44%) ISEB
13 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.08%) QA
2 14 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.55%) COBIT
7 5 (0.55%) SLA
8 4 (0.44%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.33%) GPG13
9 3 (0.33%) MiFID
9 3 (0.33%) SEPA
10 2 (0.22%) Basel II
10 2 (0.22%) BS7799
10 2 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 113 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.37%) Docker
3 39 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.09%) XenApp
7 9 (0.98%) vCloud
7 9 (0.98%) vSphere
8 7 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.77%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.44%) SRDF
9 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.33%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.22%) NFS
11 2 (0.22%) Snort
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (3.50%) SCCM
2 29 (3.17%) Puppet
3 28 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (2.62%) SCOM
5 17 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.75%) Ansible
7 13 (1.42%) Terraform
8 8 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.87%) Nagios
9 4 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.44%) vRealize
10 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.11%) Ambari
11 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.11%) Icinga
11 1 (0.11%) Kibana
11 1 (0.11%) logstash
11 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 145 (15.85%) Oracle
2 143 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 71 (7.76%) VMware
4 51 (5.57%) Cisco
5 39 (4.26%) SAP
6 38 (4.15%) Citrix
7 33 (3.61%) IBM
8 32 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (2.95%) HP
10 23 (2.51%) Adobe
11 22 (2.40%) Google
12 19 (2.08%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.86%) EMC
14 14 (1.53%) CheckPoint
14 14 (1.53%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.53%) Splunk
15 12 (1.31%) F5
15 12 (1.31%) Juniper
16 11 (1.20%) NetApp
16 11 (1.20%) Software AG
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