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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 248 207 212
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 439 596 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.18% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.25% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 379 392
Median daily rate £550 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £670 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £60.00 £45.45 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.01% +51.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.64 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.87%
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -18 215 £550 +7.31% 19
South East -16 69 £550 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire -11 44 £500 -18.20% 4
South West +12 24 £475 +18.75% 6
West Midlands -26 24 £525 +7.69% 1
East of England -6 19 £550 -4.34% 4
North West -48 18 £650 +8.33% 6
North East -29 13 £500 -23.07%
East Midlands -4 8 £465 +1.53% 4
Midlands +7 4 £613 -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 311 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (20.84%) Java
3 155 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 149 (15.30%) Technical Architecture
5 138 (14.17%) Microsoft
6 135 (13.86%) Oracle
7 134 (13.76%) Windows
8 130 (13.35%) Migration
9 129 (13.24%) Finance
10 125 (12.83%) SQL
11 114 (11.70%) Scrum
12 106 (10.88%) SC Cleared
13 105 (10.78%) VMware
14 104 (10.68%) Active Directory
15 102 (10.47%) Open Source
16 96 (9.86%) TDD
17 95 (9.75%) Linux
18 94 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
19 89 (9.14%) .NET
20 84 (8.62%) HTML
21 79 (8.11%) Data Modelling
21 79 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
22 78 (8.01%) NoSQL
23 74 (7.60%) SQL Server
24 73 (7.49%) TOGAF
25 72 (7.39%) REST
25 72 (7.39%) Microservices
26 71 (7.29%) MongoDB
27 70 (7.19%) JSON
28 69 (7.08%) SOA

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 32 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.98%) CMS
3 26 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (2.26%) Confluence
5 17 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (1.75%) Skype for Business
6 16 (1.64%) NetWeaver
6 16 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (1.44%) Apache
8 14 (1.44%) SAP EP
9 13 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.23%) JBoss
11 11 (1.13%) SAS
12 10 (1.03%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.82%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.82%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.54%) Eloqua
2 15 (1.54%) SAP CRM
3 14 (1.44%) SAP MDM
4 10 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.72%) Remedy AR System
5 7 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.10%) Maximo
8 1 (0.10%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 94 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (5.03%) Office 365
4 30 (3.08%) IaaS
5 29 (2.98%) SaaS
6 25 (2.57%) PaaS
7 18 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.54%) G Suite
8 15 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.92%) Trello
10 8 (0.82%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.72%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.62%) Force.com
12 6 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.51%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.51%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.80%) WAN
2 35 (3.59%) Firewall
3 29 (2.98%) VPN
4 27 (2.77%) LAN
5 23 (2.36%) DNS
5 23 (2.36%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.16%) Internet
7 17 (1.75%) Network Security
7 17 (1.75%) Skype
7 17 (1.75%) Wireless
8 16 (1.64%) DHCP
8 16 (1.64%) SAN
9 15 (1.54%) VLAN
10 14 (1.44%) MPLS
11 12 (1.23%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.03%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.82%) LDAP
13 8 (0.82%) VoIP
14 7 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.01%) NoSQL
2 74 (7.60%) SQL Server
3 71 (7.29%) MongoDB
4 43 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 43 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.18%) MySQL
6 30 (3.08%) Big Data
7 26 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.46%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.85%) Redis
10 17 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 16 (1.64%) SAP HANA
12 12 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.13%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
15 9 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.72%) HBase
17 7 (0.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 23 (2.36%) JIRA
3 21 (2.16%) Selenium
4 19 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.82%) Maven
8 7 (0.72%) JUnit
9 6 (0.62%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.62%) JMeter
9 6 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.62%) TestNG
10 5 (0.51%) Capybara
10 5 (0.51%) Moq
10 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.31%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 129 (13.24%) Finance
2 44 (4.52%) Banking
3 35 (3.59%) Marketing
4 23 (2.36%) Retail
5 20 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.13%) Electronics
8 8 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.62%) Advertising
9 6 (0.62%) Back Office
10 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.51%) Legal
10 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.41%) Local Government
11 4 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) French Language
12 3 (0.31%) Front Office
12 3 (0.31%) Military
12 3 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.14%) .NET
2 84 (8.62%) HTML
3 72 (7.39%) REST
4 70 (7.19%) JSON
5 66 (6.78%) CSS
6 64 (6.57%) HTML5
7 58 (5.95%) RESTful
7 58 (5.95%) Web Services
8 49 (5.03%) Play Framework
9 42 (4.31%) Django
10 40 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 39 (4.00%) CSS3
12 37 (3.80%) Spring
13 34 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
13 34 (3.49%) XML
14 30 (3.08%) Middleware
15 26 (2.67%) J2EE
16 25 (2.57%) SOAP
17 23 (2.36%) Node.js
18 20 (2.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.26%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.52%) User Experience
3 35 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (2.05%) Data Integration
6 20 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.64%) PKI
9 14 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.44%) NHS
10 13 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.33%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.03%) CESG
11 10 (1.03%) Social Media
11 10 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.72%) CMDB
13 7 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.76%) Windows
2 95 (9.75%) Linux
3 59 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 53 (5.44%) Unix
5 31 (3.18%) Windows 10
6 28 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.13%) Solaris
10 8 (0.82%) Android
10 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.62%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.51%) AIX
13 4 (0.41%) VMS
14 3 (0.31%) HPUX
15 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.10%) Fedora
16 1 (0.10%) SUSE
16 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (15.30%) Technical Architecture
3 130 (13.35%) Migration
4 114 (11.70%) Scrum
5 102 (10.47%) Open Source
6 96 (9.86%) TDD
7 79 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 73 (7.49%) TOGAF
9 72 (7.39%) Microservices
10 69 (7.08%) SOA
11 62 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (6.26%) Enterprise Architecture
13 58 (5.95%) Kanban
14 56 (5.75%) Product Management
15 49 (5.03%) Project Management
16 48 (4.93%) CRM
16 48 (4.93%) User Stories
17 45 (4.62%) UML
18 44 (4.52%) Prototyping
19 43 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 203 (20.84%) Java
2 125 (12.83%) SQL
3 65 (6.67%) Python
4 60 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.16%) Ruby
5 54 (5.54%) Scala
6 52 (5.34%) C#
7 29 (2.98%) C
8 19 (1.95%) PHP
9 17 (1.75%) C++
10 10 (1.03%) Apex Code
10 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.82%) Perl
12 8 (0.82%) R
13 5 (0.51%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.31%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.31%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 155 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 106 (10.88%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.18%) Degree
4 21 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.03%) CCIE
7 10 (1.03%) MCSE
8 9 (0.92%) ISEB
9 8 (0.82%) CISSP
10 7 (0.72%) CCNP
11 6 (0.62%) MCITP
12 5 (0.51%) CCDE
13 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.41%) CISM
13 4 (0.41%) CLAS
14 3 (0.31%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 15 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.33%) QA
4 9 (0.92%) COBIT
5 7 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.31%) MiFID
8 2 (0.21%) BS7799
9 1 (0.10%) FISMA
9 1 (0.10%) GxP
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) SLA
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 104 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 58 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.59%) Docker
5 16 (1.64%) vSphere
6 15 (1.54%) XenApp
7 12 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.82%) vCloud
9 7 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.21%) HDFS
12 2 (0.21%) NFS
12 2 (0.21%) Snort
13 1 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (3.49%) SCCM
2 33 (3.39%) Puppet
3 20 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.75%) SCOM
5 11 (1.13%) Ansible
6 9 (0.92%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.72%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.41%) Simpana
8 4 (0.41%) Terraform
9 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.21%) Kibana
10 2 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 138 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 135 (13.86%) Oracle
3 105 (10.78%) VMware
4 59 (6.06%) Cisco
5 46 (4.72%) Citrix
6 45 (4.62%) SAP
7 44 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (4.41%) IBM
9 34 (3.49%) Google
10 29 (2.98%) HP
11 18 (1.85%) Adobe
12 14 (1.44%) Apigee
13 13 (1.33%) Juniper
14 11 (1.13%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.13%) NetApp
15 10 (1.03%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.03%) Dell
15 10 (1.03%) EMC
16 9 (0.92%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.92%) Splunk
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