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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 225 189 252
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 579 633 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.22% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.29% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 452 262
Median daily rate £511 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £100.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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
London +29 315 £525 -4.54% 51
South East +37 92 £500 +5.26% 6
East of England +11 34 £438 -12.50% 4
West Midlands -24 33 £475 +2.70% 1
South West -2 31 £520 +4.00% 4
North West -44 24 £438 -27.08% 5
Yorkshire -29 21 £500 +4.16% 3
North East -62 17 £700 +47.36% 2
East Midlands -13 10 £500 +2.56% 3
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 370 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (23.09%) Java
3 224 (18.81%) Security Cleared
4 207 (17.38%) Oracle
5 183 (15.37%) Microsoft
6 177 (14.86%) Linux
6 177 (14.86%) Migration
7 164 (13.77%) Windows
8 163 (13.69%) Technical Architecture
9 160 (13.43%) SC Cleared
10 159 (13.35%) Finance
11 143 (12.01%) .NET
12 136 (11.42%) VMware
13 125 (10.50%) Open Source
14 123 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
15 121 (10.16%) REST
16 108 (9.07%) Active Directory
17 107 (8.98%) SOA
18 101 (8.48%) Data Centre
19 96 (8.06%) SQL
20 95 (7.98%) TOGAF
21 94 (7.89%) Unix
22 93 (7.81%) Scrum
23 90 (7.56%) HTML
24 88 (7.39%) Mentoring
25 87 (7.30%) TDD
26 84 (7.05%) JavaScript
26 84 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
27 83 (6.97%) Cisco
28 82 (6.88%) Windows Server

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 42 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.60%) CMS
3 27 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.18%) Apache
4 26 (2.18%) JBoss
4 26 (2.18%) SAS
5 24 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 18 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (1.51%) Confluence
8 15 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (0.92%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.76%) Mule
13 9 (0.76%) NetWeaver
13 9 (0.76%) nginx
13 9 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.01%) MS Office
3 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.68%) Eloqua
4 11 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.67%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.67%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.34%) Magento
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.25%) Unica
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 123 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.86%) Office 365
4 44 (3.69%) IaaS
5 42 (3.53%) SaaS
6 38 (3.19%) PaaS
7 21 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.34%) Force.com
9 13 (1.09%) Google Apps
10 12 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.76%) Heroku
14 8 (0.67%) GitHub
14 8 (0.67%) Trello
15 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.50%) Boomi
17 5 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.45%) Firewall
2 47 (3.95%) SAN
3 45 (3.78%) Internet
4 39 (3.27%) WAN
5 35 (2.94%) LAN
6 25 (2.10%) Network Security
7 21 (1.76%) TCP/IP
8 19 (1.60%) VPN
9 18 (1.51%) HTTP
10 17 (1.43%) MPLS
10 17 (1.43%) VLAN
11 14 (1.18%) Wireless
12 13 (1.09%) Skype
13 12 (1.01%) DNS
13 12 (1.01%) VoIP
13 12 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.84%) iSCSI
15 8 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.67%) NAS
15 8 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.96%) MongoDB
2 64 (5.37%) SQL Server
3 56 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 52 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (4.20%) MySQL
7 49 (4.11%) Hadoop
8 45 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (3.69%) Oracle Database
10 33 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 32 (2.69%) Big Data
12 23 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.43%) Pentaho
15 16 (1.34%) Cloudera CDH
16 15 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (1.18%) Oracle OWB
18 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (0.76%) Neo4j
19 9 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 26 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.93%) JIRA
4 20 (1.68%) Maven
5 16 (1.34%) Selenium
6 14 (1.18%) ClearQuest
6 14 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.92%) ClearCase
8 10 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.67%) JUnit
10 6 (0.50%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.50%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.42%) Capybara
11 5 (0.42%) TestNG
11 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.34%) Subversion
12 4 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 159 (13.35%) Finance
2 60 (5.04%) Banking
3 38 (3.19%) Marketing
4 35 (2.94%) Retail
5 30 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.01%) Law
6 12 (1.01%) Legal
7 10 (0.84%) Back Office
8 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.50%) Games
9 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.50%) Military
10 5 (0.42%) Electronics
10 5 (0.42%) Local Government
11 3 (0.25%) Billing
11 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.25%) Publishing
11 3 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (12.01%) .NET
2 121 (10.16%) REST
3 90 (7.56%) HTML
4 75 (6.30%) Web Services
5 69 (5.79%) JSON
6 64 (5.37%) CSS
6 64 (5.37%) HTML5
7 57 (4.79%) SOAP
7 57 (4.79%) Spring
8 52 (4.37%) RESTful
8 52 (4.37%) XML
9 45 (3.78%) CSS3
10 42 (3.53%) J2EE
10 42 (3.53%) Middleware
11 36 (3.02%) Play Framework
12 35 (2.94%) Node.js
13 34 (2.85%) AngularJS
14 30 (2.52%) .NET Framework
15 28 (2.35%) ASP.NET
15 28 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.48%) Data Centre
2 66 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (3.86%) User Experience
4 40 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 27 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 26 (2.18%) CESG
8 19 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.18%) LPAR
11 14 (1.18%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.18%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.09%) Social Media
13 12 (1.01%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.92%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 177 (14.86%) Linux
2 164 (13.77%) Windows
3 94 (7.89%) Unix
4 82 (6.88%) Windows Server
5 54 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.43%) Android
8 17 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.18%) Solaris
11 12 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (0.92%) AIX
13 8 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.42%) HPUX
14 5 (0.42%) VMS
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (14.86%) Migration
3 163 (13.69%) Technical Architecture
4 125 (10.50%) Open Source
5 107 (8.98%) SOA
6 95 (7.98%) TOGAF
7 93 (7.81%) Scrum
8 88 (7.39%) Mentoring
9 87 (7.30%) TDD
10 80 (6.72%) Data Modelling
11 77 (6.47%) Enterprise Architecture
12 71 (5.96%) CRM
12 71 (5.96%) Microservices
13 62 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 53 (4.45%) DevOps
14 53 (4.45%) Project Management
15 51 (4.28%) UML
16 49 (4.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 48 (4.03%) SDLC
18 47 (3.95%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (23.09%) Java
2 96 (8.06%) SQL
3 84 (7.05%) JavaScript
4 65 (5.46%) C#
5 58 (4.87%) Python
6 49 (4.11%) Ruby
6 49 (4.11%) Scala
7 39 (3.27%) C++
8 27 (2.27%) C
9 21 (1.76%) PHP
10 18 (1.51%) Apex Code
11 15 (1.26%) R
12 13 (1.09%) VB
13 12 (1.01%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.84%) Groovy
14 10 (0.84%) SOQL
15 8 (0.67%) Clojure
15 8 (0.67%) COBOL
15 8 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 224 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 160 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.45%) Degree
4 29 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.43%) CISSP
9 16 (1.34%) CCIE
10 15 (1.26%) MCSE
11 13 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (0.84%) CCNP
12 10 (0.84%) CREST Certified
13 9 (0.76%) CRISC
14 6 (0.50%) MCITP
15 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
15 5 (0.42%) CLAS
16 4 (0.34%) CCDE
16 4 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.43%) QA
2 22 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.50%) COBIT
4 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.34%) HL7
5 4 (0.34%) SLA
6 3 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) SEPA
8 1 (0.084%) FISMA
8 1 (0.084%) GxP
8 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.084%) ISO27005
System Software
1 108 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 84 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.43%) Docker
5 13 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.01%) XenApp
7 11 (0.92%) vSphere
8 10 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.50%) vCloud
10 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.25%) Xen
12 2 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.17%) Snort
12 2 (0.17%) Squid
13 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.084%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (4.45%) Puppet
2 47 (3.95%) SCCM
3 39 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.93%) Ansible
5 18 (1.51%) SCOM
5 18 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (1.26%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (1.01%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (0.84%) StatsD
10 9 (0.76%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.59%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.34%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.34%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.25%) Nagios
14 3 (0.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 207 (17.38%) Oracle
2 183 (15.37%) Microsoft
3 136 (11.42%) VMware
4 83 (6.97%) Cisco
5 65 (5.46%) SAP
6 64 (5.37%) HP
7 63 (5.29%) Citrix
8 59 (4.95%) IBM
9 57 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (2.43%) Red Hat
11 28 (2.35%) Google
12 25 (2.10%) Juniper
13 21 (1.76%) NetApp
14 19 (1.60%) CheckPoint
14 19 (1.60%) Cloudera
14 19 (1.60%) EMC
15 18 (1.51%) Apigee
15 18 (1.51%) Informatica
16 16 (1.34%) Siebel
16 16 (1.34%) Teradata
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