The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 233 239 218
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 413 373 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.86% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 225 281
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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 +8 187 £525 +10.52% 44
South East -11 93 £475 +8.57% 13
North West +6 32 £500 +12.35% 9
Yorkshire +23 28 £500 +43.88% 10
East of England -19 25 £475 +11.76% 7
West Midlands -3 20 £500 +17.64% 4
South West -48 10 £500 +6.95% 7
East Midlands +2 9 £488 +23.41% 1
North East - 2 - - 3
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 147 (19.04%) Oracle
2 138 (17.88%) Java
3 131 (16.97%) .NET
3 131 (16.97%) Microsoft
3 131 (16.97%) Technical Architecture
4 116 (15.03%) Windows
5 112 (14.51%) Security Cleared
6 110 (14.25%) Finance
7 94 (12.18%) SQL
8 91 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (11.53%) SC Cleared
10 83 (10.75%) Data Modelling
11 80 (10.36%) VMware
12 78 (10.10%) Scrum
13 77 (9.97%) UNIX
14 76 (9.84%) SQL Server
15 75 (9.72%) Migration
15 75 (9.72%) Open Source
16 74 (9.59%) TOGAF
17 66 (8.55%) Data Architecture
18 59 (7.64%) TDD
18 59 (7.64%) Web Services
18 59 (7.64%) CRM
18 59 (7.64%) Data Integration
19 58 (7.51%) SharePoint
20 56 (7.25%) SOA
20 56 (7.25%) HTML
21 55 (7.12%) Linux
21 55 (7.12%) REST
22 52 (6.74%) C#

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 58 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.02%) Apache
3 30 (3.89%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.11%) MS Exchange
5 22 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.59%) CMS
6 20 (2.59%) IIS
7 15 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.68%) Lync
9 12 (1.55%) nginx
10 11 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.30%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.04%) Node.js
14 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.91%) MS Project
3 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.78%) MS Office
5 5 (0.65%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.65%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.11%) SaaS
2 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.94%) Office 365
3 13 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.17%) Force.com
6 7 (0.91%) PaaS
7 6 (0.78%) IaaS
8 3 (0.39%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.18%) WAN
2 37 (4.79%) SAN
3 31 (4.02%) Firewall
4 29 (3.76%) LAN
5 20 (2.59%) Network Security
6 15 (1.94%) OpenLDAP
6 15 (1.94%) HTTP
7 14 (1.81%) NAS
8 13 (1.68%) Internet
9 12 (1.55%) Intranet
10 11 (1.42%) LDAP
10 11 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.30%) VPN
11 10 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.91%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.91%) 4G
13 7 (0.91%) Wireless
14 6 (0.78%) MPLS
14 6 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 44 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (4.92%) MySQL
6 35 (4.53%) MongoDB
7 33 (4.27%) Oracle Database
8 24 (3.11%) Redis
9 23 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 15 (1.94%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.81%) DB2
13 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.55%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.55%) Big Data
14 11 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.07%) Subversion
3 15 (1.94%) JMeter
4 14 (1.81%) Maven
5 11 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.04%) JIRA
7 7 (0.91%) JUnit
7 7 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.52%) NUnit
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.26%) Moq
10 2 (0.26%) Grunt
10 2 (0.26%) Ant
10 2 (0.26%) Fiddler
General
1 110 (14.25%) Finance
2 35 (4.53%) Retail
3 29 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.20%) Banking
5 10 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.04%) Marketing
8 7 (0.91%) Local Government
8 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.65%) Publishing
10 4 (0.52%) Legal
10 4 (0.52%) Military
10 4 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Automotive
11 3 (0.39%) Back Office
11 3 (0.39%) Electronics
11 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.39%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (16.97%) .NET
2 59 (7.64%) Web Services
3 56 (7.25%) HTML
4 55 (7.12%) REST
5 40 (5.18%) CSS
6 37 (4.79%) Middleware
7 35 (4.53%) J2EE
8 33 (4.27%) JSON
9 32 (4.15%) HTML5
10 30 (3.89%) ASP.NET
11 28 (3.63%) Play Framework
12 26 (3.37%) CSS3
12 26 (3.37%) Ajax
13 25 (3.24%) RESTful
13 25 (3.24%) XML
14 24 (3.11%) SOAP
15 23 (2.98%) Django
15 23 (2.98%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (2.46%) Spring
17 18 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.72%) Open Source
2 59 (7.64%) Data Integration
3 51 (6.61%) Reference Data
4 31 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.07%) N-Tier
6 16 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.81%) Clustering
8 13 (1.68%) NHS
9 12 (1.55%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.30%) PKI
11 8 (1.04%) Taxonomies
11 8 (1.04%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.91%) CESG
12 7 (0.91%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.65%) Blackberry
15 4 (0.52%) W3C
15 4 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (15.03%) Windows
2 77 (9.97%) UNIX
3 55 (7.12%) Linux
4 31 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.59%) Solaris
6 16 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.81%) Android
7 14 (1.81%) AIX
7 14 (1.81%) MVS
8 13 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.39%) HPUX
16 1 (0.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (16.97%) Technical Architecture
2 91 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (10.75%) Data Modelling
4 78 (10.10%) Scrum
5 75 (9.72%) Migration
6 74 (9.59%) TOGAF
7 66 (8.55%) Data Architecture
8 59 (7.64%) TDD
8 59 (7.64%) CRM
9 56 (7.25%) SOA
10 44 (5.70%) ITIL
10 44 (5.70%) Project Management
11 42 (5.44%) UML
12 41 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (5.18%) E-Commerce
13 40 (5.18%) Enterprise Architecture
14 37 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (4.66%) Data Migration
16 33 (4.27%) MVC
17 30 (3.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 138 (17.88%) Java
2 94 (12.18%) SQL
3 52 (6.74%) C#
4 29 (3.76%) Scala
5 28 (3.63%) JavaScript
6 27 (3.50%) Python
7 25 (3.24%) Ruby
8 23 (2.98%) PHP
9 21 (2.72%) Apex Code
10 14 (1.81%) Perl
11 12 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.30%) R
13 9 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.17%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.04%) C
15 7 (0.91%) C++
16 6 (0.78%) VB
17 5 (0.65%) ABAP
17 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 112 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 89 (11.53%) SC Cleared
3 26 (3.37%) Degree
4 16 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.42%) CCIE
7 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.91%) CISSP
8 7 (0.91%) MCSE
9 6 (0.78%) CCNP
9 6 (0.78%) CCA
9 6 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.65%) CCNA
11 4 (0.52%) VCP4
11 4 (0.52%) VCP5
12 3 (0.39%) CITP
12 3 (0.39%) CCSA
12 3 (0.39%) MCP
12 3 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (1.04%) QA
1 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 48 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.46%) XenApp
5 10 (1.30%) vSphere
5 10 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.39%) Varnish
7 3 (0.39%) XenServer
7 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.26%) NFS
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.26%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.26%) vCloud
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.07%) SCCM
2 13 (1.68%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.55%) Puppet
4 9 (1.17%) Data Guard
4 9 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.65%) SCOM
7 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.39%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
8 3 (0.39%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.26%) OpenView
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 147 (19.04%) Oracle
2 131 (16.97%) Microsoft
3 80 (10.36%) VMware
4 52 (6.74%) Cisco
5 44 (5.70%) IBM
6 38 (4.92%) Citrix
7 32 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 26 (3.37%) HP
9 26 (3.37%) SAP
10 21 (2.72%) Sybase
11 17 (2.20%) Juniper
12 14 (1.81%) Avaya
12 14 (1.81%) EMC
13 12 (1.55%) Business Objects
14 11 (1.42%) Sun
14 11 (1.42%) Informatica
14 11 (1.42%) NetApp
14 11 (1.42%) Splunk
15 10 (1.30%) Tableau
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