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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 219 213 252
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 577 593 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.20% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 418 279
Median daily rate £513 £514 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £100.00 £100.00 £41.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.52%
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +42 339 £525 - 25
South East +24 87 £500 +5.54% 8
West Midlands -16 39 £488 -2.50% 5
East of England +7 28 £475 -5.04% 4
Yorkshire -28 24 £500 +5.26% 6
North West -39 24 £438 -27.08% 7
South West +7 21 £525 -11.05% 8
East Midlands -10 8 £523 +0.72% 8
North East -44 5 - - 6
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 352 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (22.37%) Java
3 210 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 178 (15.61%) Oracle
5 177 (15.53%) Microsoft
6 168 (14.74%) Technical Architecture
7 163 (14.30%) Migration
8 154 (13.51%) Windows
9 150 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 148 (12.98%) Linux
10 148 (12.98%) Finance
11 130 (11.40%) .NET
12 129 (11.32%) VMware
13 123 (10.79%) Open Source
14 110 (9.65%) SOA
15 106 (9.30%) REST
16 105 (9.21%) Scrum
17 104 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
18 103 (9.04%) Active Directory
19 95 (8.33%) HTML
20 93 (8.16%) Data Centre
21 92 (8.07%) SQL
22 91 (7.98%) TDD
23 87 (7.63%) Microservices
24 84 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
24 84 (7.37%) Data Modelling
25 83 (7.28%) TOGAF
26 82 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
27 81 (7.11%) Mentoring
27 81 (7.11%) Cisco

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 36 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.11%) Confluence
4 22 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (1.93%) CMS
5 21 (1.84%) JBoss
6 19 (1.67%) Apache
6 19 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.67%) SAS
7 17 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.40%) NetWeaver
9 14 (1.23%) SAP EP
10 13 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.79%) Mule
13 9 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.11%) Eloqua
3 15 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.32%) SAP CRM
4 14 (1.23%) SAP MDM
5 11 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.61%) Remedy AR System
7 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.26%) Magento
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 104 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.95%) Office 365
4 41 (3.60%) PaaS
4 41 (3.60%) SaaS
5 38 (3.33%) IaaS
6 16 (1.40%) Google Apps
7 12 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.88%) Force.com
9 10 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.79%) Trello
11 8 (0.70%) GitHub
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.53%) Boomi
14 5 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.56%) Firewall
2 42 (3.68%) SAN
3 41 (3.60%) WAN
4 34 (2.98%) LAN
5 26 (2.28%) Internet
6 24 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.84%) VPN
8 20 (1.75%) Network Security
9 19 (1.67%) HTTP
10 17 (1.49%) VLAN
11 16 (1.40%) Wireless
12 14 (1.23%) MPLS
13 13 (1.14%) VoIP
14 12 (1.05%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.05%) Skype
15 10 (0.88%) DNS
16 9 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.44%) MongoDB
2 58 (5.09%) SQL Server
3 57 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 48 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (4.04%) MySQL
6 41 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 36 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.46%) Big Data
9 28 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.40%) SAP HANA
15 12 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
16 11 (0.96%) Oracle OWB
17 9 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
17 9 (0.79%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 29 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.46%) JIRA
3 26 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.67%) Selenium
6 17 (1.49%) Maven
7 13 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.96%) ClearQuest
9 9 (0.79%) JUnit
9 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.44%) Capybara
10 5 (0.44%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.44%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.44%) TestNG
11 4 (0.35%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 148 (12.98%) Finance
2 61 (5.35%) Banking
3 41 (3.60%) Marketing
4 33 (2.89%) Retail
5 27 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.05%) Law
7 10 (0.88%) Back Office
7 10 (0.88%) Legal
7 10 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.44%) Electronics
9 5 (0.44%) Games
9 5 (0.44%) Local Government
9 5 (0.44%) Military
10 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.26%) Publishing
10 3 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.18%) Automotive
11 2 (0.18%) Front Office
11 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (11.40%) .NET
2 106 (9.30%) REST
3 95 (8.33%) HTML
4 73 (6.40%) JSON
5 70 (6.14%) CSS
6 68 (5.96%) HTML5
7 59 (5.18%) Web Services
8 58 (5.09%) Spring
9 53 (4.65%) XML
10 51 (4.47%) SOAP
11 48 (4.21%) RESTful
12 44 (3.86%) CSS3
13 39 (3.42%) Middleware
14 38 (3.33%) J2EE
14 38 (3.33%) Play Framework
15 30 (2.63%) Django
16 29 (2.54%) .NET Framework
17 28 (2.46%) Node.js
18 27 (2.37%) Ajax
18 27 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 54 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.77%) User Experience
4 40 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.46%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 26 (2.28%) CESG
9 24 (2.11%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.23%) LPAR
12 14 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.23%) Social Media
13 12 (1.05%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.96%) NHS
14 11 (0.96%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.88%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (13.51%) Windows
2 148 (12.98%) Linux
3 79 (6.93%) Windows Server
4 67 (5.88%) Unix
5 55 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.28%) Windows 10
8 19 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.23%) Solaris
10 12 (1.05%) AIX
10 12 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.96%) Android
11 11 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.44%) VMS
13 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.26%) HPUX
14 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (14.74%) Technical Architecture
3 163 (14.30%) Migration
4 123 (10.79%) Open Source
5 110 (9.65%) SOA
6 105 (9.21%) Scrum
7 91 (7.98%) TDD
8 87 (7.63%) Microservices
9 84 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 83 (7.28%) TOGAF
11 81 (7.11%) Mentoring
12 74 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
13 66 (5.79%) UML
14 62 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 61 (5.35%) CRM
16 56 (4.91%) Project Management
17 48 (4.21%) DevOps
17 48 (4.21%) Product Management
17 48 (4.21%) SDLC
18 46 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 255 (22.37%) Java
2 92 (8.07%) SQL
3 74 (6.49%) C#
3 74 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 53 (4.65%) Scala
5 52 (4.56%) Python
6 49 (4.30%) Ruby
7 45 (3.95%) C++
8 29 (2.54%) C
9 23 (2.02%) PHP
10 14 (1.23%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.79%) VB
13 8 (0.70%) Clojure
13 8 (0.70%) Groovy
13 8 (0.70%) Perl
13 8 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.61%) FQL
14 7 (0.61%) Go
14 7 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 210 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 150 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.95%) Degree
4 27 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.58%) CISSP
7 18 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.40%) MCSE
9 14 (1.23%) CCIE
10 13 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (0.96%) CCNP
12 10 (0.88%) CREST Certified
13 9 (0.79%) CRISC
14 6 (0.53%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.53%) ISEB
15 5 (0.44%) CLAS
16 4 (0.35%) CCDE
16 4 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
16 4 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.37%) QA
2 18 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.79%) COBIT
6 4 (0.35%) HL7
6 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.35%) SLA
7 3 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) SEPA
9 1 (0.088%) FISMA
9 1 (0.088%) GxP
9 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.088%) MiFID
System Software
1 103 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 84 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.46%) Docker
5 13 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (1.05%) vSphere
7 11 (0.96%) XenApp
8 9 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.61%) vCloud
9 7 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.26%) Xen
12 2 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.18%) Snort
12 2 (0.18%) Squid
13 1 (0.088%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.088%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.088%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (4.56%) Puppet
2 47 (4.12%) SCCM
3 31 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.58%) Ansible
5 17 (1.49%) SCOM
6 14 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (0.88%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (0.79%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.61%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.53%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.44%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.35%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.26%) Nagios
14 3 (0.26%) Simpana
14 3 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (15.61%) Oracle
2 177 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 129 (11.32%) VMware
4 81 (7.11%) Cisco
5 67 (5.88%) IBM
6 59 (5.18%) SAP
7 53 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
8 51 (4.47%) HP
9 48 (4.21%) Citrix
10 31 (2.72%) Google
11 26 (2.28%) Juniper
12 25 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.58%) CheckPoint
14 17 (1.49%) EMC
15 15 (1.32%) Apigee
15 15 (1.32%) Dell
16 14 (1.23%) CA
16 14 (1.23%) Informatica
17 13 (1.14%) NetApp
18 12 (1.05%) F5
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