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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 218 218 229
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 526 489 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.04% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.10% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 315 262
Average daily rate £500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £100.00 £33.25 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.75% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 222 £525 -4.54% 51
South East -7 83 £500 -4.76% 26
North West -4 65 £500 -7.40% 7
Yorkshire +7 40 £600 -2.04% 14
West Midlands -5 38 £500 +5.26% 11
East of England +1 31 £490 +2.08% 9
South West 0 26 £475 -13.63% 5
North East -13 15 £488 -1.26% 4
East Midlands -3 8 £500 +16.55% 8
Midlands 0 1 £450 -5.26%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 337 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (19.96%) Java
3 217 (19.09%) Security Cleared
4 188 (16.53%) Microsoft
5 158 (13.90%) Technical Architecture
6 156 (13.72%) Linux
7 149 (13.10%) Oracle
8 140 (12.31%) Windows
9 136 (11.96%) .NET
10 132 (11.61%) Migration
11 129 (11.35%) Finance
11 129 (11.35%) Unix
12 118 (10.38%) SC Cleared
13 109 (9.59%) Scrum
14 107 (9.41%) SOA
15 100 (8.80%) TOGAF
16 96 (8.44%) Enterprise Architecture
17 93 (8.18%) VMware
17 93 (8.18%) SQL Server
18 92 (8.09%) SQL
19 91 (8.00%) REST
20 84 (7.39%) Data Centre
21 82 (7.21%) Ruby
21 82 (7.21%) C#
22 81 (7.12%) TDD
23 76 (6.68%) JavaScript
24 75 (6.60%) NoSQL
25 74 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
26 72 (6.33%) DevOps
27 71 (6.24%) MongoDB

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (3.52%) Node.js
2 35 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 29 (2.55%) CMS
5 26 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 23 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.02%) SAS
7 19 (1.67%) Confluence
7 19 (1.67%) Skype for Business
8 18 (1.58%) JBoss
9 17 (1.50%) Mule
10 16 (1.41%) Apache
11 14 (1.23%) Tomcat
12 13 (1.14%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.97%) IIS
14 10 (0.88%) nginx
15 9 (0.79%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.79%) Tuxedo
16 8 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.53%) MS Office
5 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.35%) Faxination
4 4 (0.35%) Relativity
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.26%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.088%) Magento
7 1 (0.088%) Maximo
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.088%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.78%) Office 365
4 37 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (2.02%) SaaS
6 22 (1.93%) IaaS
7 19 (1.67%) PaaS
8 8 (0.70%) Force.com
9 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.18%) Boomi
12 1 (0.088%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.088%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.088%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.088%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.05%) Firewall
2 43 (3.78%) Internet
3 42 (3.69%) SAN
4 34 (2.99%) LAN
5 29 (2.55%) WAN
6 24 (2.11%) DNS
7 21 (1.85%) Network Security
8 17 (1.50%) MPLS
8 17 (1.50%) NAS
8 17 (1.50%) VLAN
9 16 (1.41%) Skype
10 15 (1.32%) TCP/IP
10 15 (1.32%) VPN
11 13 (1.14%) VoIP
12 12 (1.06%) NetScaler
13 10 (0.88%) Intranet
13 10 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.70%) Multicast
14 8 (0.70%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.60%) NoSQL
3 71 (6.24%) MongoDB
4 51 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 49 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (4.22%) MySQL
7 45 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (2.90%) Big Data
9 25 (2.20%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.23%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (0.79%) Redis
14 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.70%) DB2
15 8 (0.70%) Oracle OWB
15 8 (0.70%) SAP HANA
15 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.55%) Maven
4 23 (2.02%) JIRA
5 13 (1.14%) Selenium
6 10 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 9 (0.79%) JUnit
8 8 (0.70%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.53%) JBehave
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.26%) Moq
11 3 (0.26%) NUnit
11 3 (0.26%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.26%) Subversion
11 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.26%) Yeoman
12 2 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 129 (11.35%) Finance
2 44 (3.87%) Banking
3 40 (3.52%) Marketing
4 32 (2.81%) Retail
4 32 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.50%) Legal
6 15 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 9 (0.79%) Advertising
7 9 (0.79%) Billing
7 9 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.62%) Military
9 5 (0.44%) Back Office
9 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.26%) Electronics
10 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.26%) Law
10 3 (0.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.18%) Local Government
11 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.088%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (11.96%) .NET
2 91 (8.00%) REST
3 65 (5.72%) Web Services
4 63 (5.54%) Middleware
5 55 (4.84%) SOAP
6 50 (4.40%) HTML
7 44 (3.87%) RESTful
8 42 (3.69%) JSON
9 40 (3.52%) WCF
10 38 (3.34%) Spring
11 36 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
12 35 (3.08%) Play Framework
13 34 (2.99%) CSS
14 31 (2.73%) Django
15 30 (2.64%) AngularJS
16 29 (2.55%) ASP.NET
16 29 (2.55%) HTML5
17 23 (2.02%) .NET Framework
17 23 (2.02%) Hibernate
17 23 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.39%) Data Centre
2 74 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.93%) User Experience
4 43 (3.78%) Data Integration
5 26 (2.29%) Reference Data
6 24 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 21 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.67%) FlexPod
10 18 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.50%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 16 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.32%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.32%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.97%) PKI
14 11 (0.97%) Social Media
15 10 (0.88%) Replication
16 6 (0.53%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 156 (13.72%) Linux
2 140 (12.31%) Windows
3 129 (11.35%) Unix
4 45 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.85%) AIX
7 20 (1.76%) Solaris
7 20 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.50%) HPUX
9 16 (1.41%) Android
9 16 (1.41%) MVS
10 14 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.26%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.26%) SUSE
14 3 (0.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (13.90%) Technical Architecture
3 132 (11.61%) Migration
4 109 (9.59%) Scrum
5 107 (9.41%) SOA
6 100 (8.80%) TOGAF
7 96 (8.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 81 (7.12%) TDD
9 72 (6.33%) DevOps
10 69 (6.07%) Data Modelling
11 65 (5.72%) Open Source
11 65 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (5.36%) CRM
13 50 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 50 (4.40%) ETL
13 50 (4.40%) Microservices
14 49 (4.31%) Security Architecture
15 48 (4.22%) Configuration Management
16 46 (4.05%) Software Architecture
17 45 (3.96%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 227 (19.96%) Java
2 92 (8.09%) SQL
3 82 (7.21%) C#
3 82 (7.21%) Ruby
4 76 (6.68%) JavaScript
5 62 (5.45%) Python
6 48 (4.22%) Scala
7 29 (2.55%) C
8 23 (2.02%) C++
9 15 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.97%) COBOL
10 11 (0.97%) Go
11 10 (0.88%) Clojure
12 9 (0.79%) Apex Code
12 9 (0.79%) PHP
12 9 (0.79%) R
13 8 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.53%) VB
14 6 (0.53%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 217 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 118 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 29 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (2.46%) Degree
5 23 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.06%) CCNA
9 10 (0.88%) CISSP
10 9 (0.79%) MCSE
11 8 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.62%) CLAS
12 7 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.35%) CCIE
14 4 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 28 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 26 (2.29%) QA
4 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.088%) HL7
8 1 (0.088%) MiFID
8 1 (0.088%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.73%) Docker
4 30 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.67%) vSphere
6 16 (1.41%) XenApp
7 8 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.70%) XenServer
8 7 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.53%) vCloud
10 4 (0.35%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (3.87%) Puppet
2 28 (2.46%) Ansible
2 28 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.97%) StatsD
4 10 (0.88%) SCOM
5 9 (0.79%) SCCM
6 4 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.35%) OpenSSO
7 3 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.26%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.18%) Graylog
8 2 (0.18%) Jitterbit
8 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.18%) SCSM
8 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 188 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 149 (13.10%) Oracle
3 93 (8.18%) VMware
4 69 (6.07%) Citrix
5 46 (4.05%) Cisco
5 46 (4.05%) SAP
6 40 (3.52%) NetApp
7 38 (3.34%) IBM
8 36 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 29 (2.55%) HP
10 23 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.67%) Apigee
12 17 (1.50%) Sitecore
13 15 (1.32%) hybris
13 15 (1.32%) Pega
14 14 (1.23%) Mashery
15 13 (1.14%) Cognos
15 13 (1.14%) EMC
15 13 (1.14%) Informatica
15 13 (1.14%) Tableau
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