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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 185 254 253
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 627 385 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 247 195
Average daily rate
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£501 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £35.79 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 +55 277 £550 +4.76% 54
North West +26 71 £570 +11.21% 5
South East -43 61 £475 +4.39% 19
Yorkshire +8 55 £480 -4.00% 10
East of England +25 45 £513 +28.18% 5
North East +19 40 £475 -
South West +22 38 £500 +4.71% 12
West Midlands +11 29 £450 -10.00% 6
East Midlands -7 8 £438 -14.63% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 287 (25.42%) Java
2 272 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (20.64%) Oracle
4 219 (19.40%) Microsoft
5 181 (16.03%) Finance
6 172 (15.23%) Technical Architecture
7 160 (14.17%) UNIX
8 159 (14.08%) Windows
9 145 (12.84%) Security Cleared
10 143 (12.67%) Linux
11 135 (11.96%) .NET
12 120 (10.63%) VMware
13 116 (10.27%) Scrum
14 112 (9.92%) TOGAF
15 111 (9.83%) Migration
16 109 (9.65%) Data Centre
17 106 (9.39%) SOA
18 105 (9.30%) SQL
19 101 (8.95%) MongoDB
19 101 (8.95%) SC Cleared
20 99 (8.77%) SQL Server
21 98 (8.68%) Open Source
22 96 (8.50%) Web Services
23 95 (8.41%) JavaScript
23 95 (8.41%) Citrix
24 90 (7.97%) Active Directory
25 88 (7.79%) TDD
25 88 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
26 82 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
27 78 (6.91%) Cisco

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.72%) Node.js
3 39 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 33 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (2.48%) IIS
7 23 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.95%) MS Exchange
9 18 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (1.51%) Confluence
10 17 (1.51%) NetWeaver
11 14 (1.24%) JBoss
11 14 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.15%) CMS
12 13 (1.15%) Mule
13 12 (1.06%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.97%) Documentum
15 10 (0.89%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.89%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 78 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.97%) MS Office
5 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.089%) SPSS
7 1 (0.089%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.44%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.35%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.27%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.18%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 82 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
3 37 (3.28%) IaaS
4 34 (3.01%) SaaS
5 32 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (1.15%) Office 365
7 11 (0.97%) Force.com
8 5 (0.44%) PaaS
9 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.35%) Boomi
10 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.27%) Heroku
10 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.27%) GitHub
10 3 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.18%) Taleo
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.18%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.93%) Firewall
2 53 (4.69%) WAN
3 45 (3.99%) SAN
4 44 (3.90%) Internet
5 37 (3.28%) LAN
6 20 (1.77%) MPLS
7 19 (1.68%) NAS
8 17 (1.51%) VPN
9 15 (1.33%) DNS
9 15 (1.33%) Unified Communications
10 14 (1.24%) VLAN
11 13 (1.15%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.06%) SSL
12 12 (1.06%) Wireless
13 11 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.89%) Network Security
14 10 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.89%) DMZ
15 8 (0.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (8.95%) MongoDB
2 99 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 74 (6.55%) NoSQL
4 70 (6.20%) Big Data
4 70 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (5.40%) MySQL
7 60 (5.31%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (3.28%) Relational Database
10 35 (3.10%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.51%) DB2
12 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.89%) SAP HANA
16 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.71%) SAP BW
17 8 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 26 (2.30%) JIRA
3 24 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.86%) Selenium
5 19 (1.68%) Subversion
6 13 (1.15%) JUnit
7 11 (0.97%) Maven
8 10 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.62%) RSpec
9 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.44%) Ant
11 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.27%) MorphX
11 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.27%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.18%) Spock
12 2 (0.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 181 (16.03%) Finance
2 61 (5.40%) Banking
3 43 (3.81%) Retail
4 18 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.33%) Marketing
7 12 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.80%) Automotive
9 9 (0.80%) Billing
10 6 (0.53%) Advertising
11 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.35%) Legal
12 4 (0.35%) Local Government
13 3 (0.27%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (11.96%) .NET
2 96 (8.50%) Web Services
3 76 (6.73%) REST
4 75 (6.64%) JSON
5 73 (6.47%) HTML
6 70 (6.20%) Middleware
7 64 (5.67%) RESTful
8 53 (4.69%) Django
9 52 (4.61%) AngularJS
10 51 (4.52%) Ruby on Rails
11 50 (4.43%) J2EE
12 47 (4.16%) HTML5
13 46 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 45 (3.99%) CSS
14 45 (3.99%) Spring
15 44 (3.90%) SOAP
16 43 (3.81%) XML
16 43 (3.81%) Play Framework
17 40 (3.54%) Ajax
18 30 (2.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 49 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.81%) Visualisation
4 42 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.37%) User Experience
6 35 (3.10%) Data Integration
7 34 (3.01%) NHS
8 32 (2.83%) Reference Data
9 29 (2.57%) Mainframe
10 27 (2.39%) Replication
11 24 (2.13%) Clustering
12 21 (1.86%) Computer Science
13 19 (1.68%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.51%) EMC VNX
15 12 (1.06%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
16 11 (0.97%) GIS
17 10 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (0.80%) Private Cloud
18 9 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 160 (14.17%) UNIX
2 159 (14.08%) Windows
3 143 (12.67%) Linux
4 44 (3.90%) AIX
5 41 (3.63%) Solaris
6 22 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.97%) MVS
11 11 (0.97%) VME
12 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.62%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.35%) Android
14 4 (0.35%) CentOS
14 4 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (15.23%) Technical Architecture
3 116 (10.27%) Scrum
4 112 (9.92%) TOGAF
5 111 (9.83%) Migration
6 106 (9.39%) SOA
7 98 (8.68%) Open Source
8 88 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 88 (7.79%) TDD
9 75 (6.64%) CRM
10 71 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (5.23%) Configuration Management
12 55 (4.87%) UML
13 54 (4.78%) Data Modelling
14 51 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (4.43%) Data Architecture
16 49 (4.34%) Kanban
16 49 (4.34%) Analytics
17 47 (4.16%) Software Architecture
18 45 (3.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (25.42%) Java
2 105 (9.30%) SQL
3 95 (8.41%) JavaScript
4 77 (6.82%) Ruby
5 74 (6.55%) Scala
6 47 (4.16%) Python
7 44 (3.90%) C#
8 35 (3.10%) R
9 22 (1.95%) PHP
9 22 (1.95%) C
10 17 (1.51%) Apex Code
11 14 (1.24%) C++
12 12 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.89%) ABAP
14 9 (0.80%) Perl
15 7 (0.62%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.53%) COBOL
17 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.35%) VB
17 4 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 145 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.34%) Degree
4 22 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (1.15%) MCITP
8 12 (1.06%) CCNP
9 10 (0.89%) CISSP
9 10 (0.89%) CCIE
10 7 (0.62%) MCSE
11 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.35%) CCNA
13 3 (0.27%) MCSD
13 3 (0.27%) CCA
13 3 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.27%) CCEA
13 3 (0.27%) MCPD
13 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.04%) QA
2 13 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.53%) SLA
4 5 (0.44%) COBIT
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.27%) Basel III
5 3 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.089%) Basel II
7 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.089%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 90 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 76 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.68%) XenApp
5 16 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.15%) vSphere
6 13 (1.15%) Docker
7 12 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.62%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.53%) Squid
10 6 (0.53%) PowerHA
11 5 (0.44%) vCloud
11 5 (0.44%) SRDF
11 5 (0.44%) XenServer
12 3 (0.27%) NFS
12 3 (0.27%) iptables
13 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (3.01%) StatsD
3 27 (2.39%) Puppet
4 12 (1.06%) SCCM
5 9 (0.80%) SCOM
6 7 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (0.62%) Ansible
7 6 (0.53%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.44%) Salt
9 4 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.35%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.27%) Pacemaker
11 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.18%) Netcool
11 2 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 233 (20.64%) Oracle
2 219 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 120 (10.63%) VMware
4 95 (8.41%) Citrix
5 78 (6.91%) Cisco
6 62 (5.49%) SAP
7 55 (4.87%) IBM
8 44 (3.90%) HP
9 40 (3.54%) NetApp
9 40 (3.54%) Tableau
10 37 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (3.10%) Teradata
12 31 (2.75%) Apigee
12 31 (2.75%) Mashery
13 22 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 22 (1.95%) Juniper
13 22 (1.95%) EMC
14 21 (1.86%) Business Objects
15 19 (1.68%) Adobe
15 19 (1.68%) TIBCO
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