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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 205 189 293
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +104
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 599 588 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.16% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.23% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 367 224
Median daily rate £519 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.28%
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
48407 47998 47631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31930 29619 29578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1922 1987
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -36 206 £525 +3.44% 30
South East +42 141 £525 +10.52% 10
North West -41 68 £500 -4.76% 7
Yorkshire +26 52 £600 +25.65% 6
East of England +16 45 £510 +9.09% 7
West Midlands -1 33 £525 +20.34% 3
South West 0 31 £475 +11.76% 5
North East -40 13 £430 - 2
East Midlands +6 9 £438 -2.77% 12
Midlands -5 2 £600 -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 342 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (23.84%) Java
3 206 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 198 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 176 (15.66%) Migration
6 175 (15.57%) Technical Architecture
6 175 (15.57%) Linux
7 167 (14.86%) Oracle
8 158 (14.06%) .NET
9 139 (12.37%) Finance
10 135 (12.01%) SC Cleared
11 122 (10.85%) Windows
12 120 (10.68%) SOA
13 117 (10.41%) REST
14 109 (9.70%) Unix
15 102 (9.07%) JavaScript
15 102 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
16 98 (8.72%) VMware
17 96 (8.54%) Data Centre
18 91 (8.10%) TOGAF
19 90 (8.01%) Enterprise Architecture
20 88 (7.83%) Scrum
21 86 (7.65%) Open Source
22 85 (7.56%) SQL Server
23 81 (7.21%) C#
24 78 (6.94%) SQL
24 78 (6.94%) TDD
25 72 (6.41%) MongoDB
26 71 (6.32%) HTML
26 71 (6.32%) CRM

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 48 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.38%) Node.js
3 33 (2.94%) Apache
4 32 (2.85%) JBoss
5 30 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 28 (2.49%) CMS
7 21 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 20 (1.78%) SAS
9 19 (1.69%) MS Exchange
10 18 (1.60%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.25%) Skype for Business
12 13 (1.16%) Confluence
12 13 (1.16%) nginx
13 12 (1.07%) NetWeaver
13 12 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.98%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.98%) SAP EP
15 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (0.80%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 61 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.98%) SAP CRM
3 11 (0.98%) SAP MDM
4 7 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.44%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.36%) Magento
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.27%) Unica
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 102 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.72%) Office 365
4 42 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (2.85%) SaaS
6 24 (2.14%) IaaS
7 19 (1.69%) PaaS
8 18 (1.60%) Force.com
9 9 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.71%) Heroku
11 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.53%) Boomi
12 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.36%) GitHub
14 3 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.07%) Internet
2 36 (3.20%) LAN
2 36 (3.20%) SAN
3 31 (2.76%) Firewall
4 28 (2.49%) WAN
5 25 (2.22%) Network Security
6 16 (1.42%) HTTP
7 15 (1.33%) DNS
8 14 (1.25%) NAS
8 14 (1.25%) Skype
8 14 (1.25%) VLAN
9 12 (1.07%) MPLS
10 10 (0.89%) Intranet
10 10 (0.89%) WLAN
11 9 (0.80%) Multicast
11 9 (0.80%) VPN
12 8 (0.71%) 3G
12 8 (0.71%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.71%) VoIP
13 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 59 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 50 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (4.18%) MySQL
7 42 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (3.11%) Oracle Database
9 33 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 31 (2.76%) Big Data
11 27 (2.40%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
13 14 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.16%) Pentaho
15 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.98%) Redis
16 11 (0.98%) SAP HANA
17 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 40 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.94%) Maven
4 18 (1.60%) JIRA
5 17 (1.51%) ClearCase
6 15 (1.33%) ClearQuest
6 15 (1.33%) Selenium
7 12 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.53%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.53%) JUnit
9 6 (0.53%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.44%) Subversion
10 5 (0.44%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.18%) Gradle
12 2 (0.18%) Hudson
12 2 (0.18%) JBehave
12 2 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 139 (12.37%) Finance
2 57 (5.07%) Banking
3 35 (3.11%) Retail
4 33 (2.94%) Marketing
5 25 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.69%) Legal
7 10 (0.89%) Law
8 9 (0.80%) Advertising
9 8 (0.71%) Back Office
9 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.71%) Military
10 7 (0.62%) Billing
11 6 (0.53%) Games
11 6 (0.53%) Publishing
12 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 2 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (14.06%) .NET
2 117 (10.41%) REST
3 71 (6.32%) HTML
4 66 (5.87%) JSON
4 66 (5.87%) Web Services
5 61 (5.43%) SOAP
6 56 (4.98%) Middleware
7 54 (4.80%) Spring
8 52 (4.63%) RESTful
9 51 (4.54%) CSS
10 49 (4.36%) HTML5
11 36 (3.20%) AngularJS
12 34 (3.02%) J2EE
13 33 (2.94%) .NET Framework
14 31 (2.76%) CSS3
14 31 (2.76%) Play Framework
14 31 (2.76%) WCF
15 30 (2.67%) ASP.NET
15 30 (2.67%) XML
16 26 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 66 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (4.00%) User Experience
4 34 (3.02%) Data Integration
5 29 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.78%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.60%) Private Cloud
9 16 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.33%) Reference Data
11 14 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.25%) Social Media
12 13 (1.16%) FlexPod
13 11 (0.98%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.89%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.80%) Blog
16 8 (0.71%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 175 (15.57%) Linux
2 122 (10.85%) Windows
3 109 (9.70%) Unix
4 49 (4.36%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.69%) Android
8 16 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.16%) Solaris
10 12 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.89%) HPUX
11 10 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.80%) AIX
12 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.36%) MVS
14 3 (0.27%) VME
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (15.66%) Migration
3 175 (15.57%) Technical Architecture
4 120 (10.68%) SOA
5 91 (8.10%) TOGAF
6 90 (8.01%) Enterprise Architecture
7 88 (7.83%) Scrum
8 86 (7.65%) Open Source
9 78 (6.94%) TDD
10 71 (6.32%) CRM
11 66 (5.87%) Microservices
12 65 (5.78%) DevOps
13 60 (5.34%) Data Modelling
14 57 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 57 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (4.98%) E-Commerce
16 55 (4.89%) Configuration Management
17 49 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (4.00%) ETL
19 44 (3.91%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 268 (23.84%) Java
2 102 (9.07%) JavaScript
3 81 (7.21%) C#
4 78 (6.94%) SQL
5 65 (5.78%) Python
5 65 (5.78%) Ruby
6 49 (4.36%) C++
7 42 (3.74%) Scala
8 28 (2.49%) C
9 22 (1.96%) PHP
10 18 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.42%) Apex Code
12 14 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.25%) VB
13 13 (1.16%) COBOL
14 11 (0.98%) R
15 10 (0.89%) Perl
15 10 (0.89%) SOQL
16 9 (0.80%) Clojure
17 8 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 206 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 135 (12.01%) SC Cleared
3 50 (4.45%) Degree
4 33 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.07%) CISSP
6 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.98%) CLAS
8 7 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.53%) CCIE
9 6 (0.53%) MCSE
10 5 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.36%) CCNA
11 4 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.27%) CITP
12 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.40%) QA
2 23 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.44%) COBIT
4 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.27%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.089%) HL7
7 1 (0.089%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
System Software
1 63 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.11%) Docker
4 12 (1.07%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.89%) vSphere
7 8 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.089%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.089%) iptables
9 1 (0.089%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.089%) vCloud
9 1 (0.089%) Xen
9 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (5.52%) Puppet
2 42 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.20%) Ansible
4 26 (2.31%) SCCM
5 15 (1.33%) StatsD
6 12 (1.07%) SCOM
7 10 (0.89%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.62%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.27%) Nagios
12 2 (0.18%) Jitterbit
12 2 (0.18%) SCSM
12 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.18%) ThinApp
12 2 (0.18%) WSUS
12 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 198 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 167 (14.86%) Oracle
3 98 (8.72%) VMware
4 53 (4.72%) Cisco
5 52 (4.63%) Citrix
6 50 (4.45%) HP
7 48 (4.27%) SAP
8 45 (4.00%) IBM
9 38 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 36 (3.20%) NetApp
11 35 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (2.05%) Pega
13 22 (1.96%) Informatica
14 19 (1.69%) Apigee
15 18 (1.60%) Mashery
16 17 (1.51%) Teradata
17 15 (1.33%) Rackspace
17 15 (1.33%) Sitecore
18 14 (1.25%) Tableau
19 13 (1.16%) ServiceNow
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £600 per day Depending on Experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago