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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 206 244 224
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 540 382 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.87% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 250 250
Average daily rate
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£514 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £376 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £41.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% -17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £41.50 £48.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
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
47197 44125 44556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.57% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30320 27264 25557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1929 2395
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 November 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 +28 235 £523 +2.45% 33
South East +13 122 £540 +13.68% 20
South West +19 60 £550 +15.78% 9
North West +21 37 £500 +21.21% 7
East of England +1 37 £475 +2.15% 4
West Midlands -27 21 £450 +3.44% 4
Yorkshire -4 11 £500 +14.28% 12
East Midlands +7 10 £525 +18.98%
North East -31 6 £494 -3.65%
Midlands -5 1 - -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 206 (21.39%) Java
2 188 (19.52%) Oracle
3 176 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 161 (16.72%) Technical Architecture
6 160 (16.61%) Windows
7 155 (16.10%) Finance
8 143 (14.85%) SQL
9 138 (14.33%) .NET
10 111 (11.53%) VMware
11 107 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 106 (11.01%) Security Cleared
13 100 (10.38%) UNIX
14 99 (10.28%) SOA
15 96 (9.97%) Linux
16 89 (9.24%) Migration
17 85 (8.83%) Active Directory
17 85 (8.83%) Open Source
18 83 (8.62%) TOGAF
19 79 (8.20%) C#
20 76 (7.89%) SharePoint
21 72 (7.48%) CRM
22 71 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
23 70 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
24 68 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
25 66 (6.85%) Scrum
26 65 (6.75%) Data Modelling
27 64 (6.65%) Web Services
27 64 (6.65%) TDD
27 64 (6.65%) SC Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 76 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 54 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
3 38 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 38 (3.95%) Lync
4 36 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (3.22%) WebSphere
6 24 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.39%) Apache
8 20 (2.08%) CMS
9 19 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.66%) SAS
10 16 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
11 13 (1.35%) JBoss
12 11 (1.14%) IIS
13 10 (1.04%) CICS
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (0.83%) Node.js
14 8 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.73%) MS Office
5 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) Stata
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (3.43%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.21%) Summit
9 1 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.10%) Maximo
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (2.49%) SaaS
3 16 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.14%) Force.com
5 9 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.83%) IaaS
7 7 (0.73%) Office 365
8 5 (0.52%) Heroku
9 3 (0.31%) PaaS
10 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.50%) WAN
2 44 (4.57%) LAN
2 44 (4.57%) SAN
3 38 (3.95%) Firewall
4 21 (2.18%) Internet
5 19 (1.97%) Intranet
6 15 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
7 14 (1.45%) NAS
8 13 (1.35%) VoIP
8 13 (1.35%) HTTP
9 12 (1.25%) VPN
9 12 (1.25%) DNS
9 12 (1.25%) MPLS
10 11 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.93%) Network Security
12 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.73%) SSL
13 7 (0.73%) NetScaler
14 6 (0.62%) VLAN
14 6 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.67%) MySQL
3 42 (4.36%) NoSQL
4 38 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 34 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.22%) DB2
8 18 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (1.87%) Redis
9 17 (1.77%) Big Data
9 17 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.66%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.04%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.93%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.83%) SAP BW
16 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.56%) JMeter
2 13 (1.35%) Maven
2 13 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.25%) JIRA
4 10 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.62%) NUnit
7 6 (0.62%) Subversion
8 5 (0.52%) Grunt
9 4 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.42%) Moq
9 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.31%) Ant
10 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.31%) Bower
11 2 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 155 (16.10%) Finance
2 59 (6.13%) Retail
3 51 (5.30%) Banking
4 30 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.45%) Marketing
6 12 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.83%) Legal
9 7 (0.73%) Advertising
10 6 (0.62%) Electronics
10 6 (0.62%) Local Government
11 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Front Office
12 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 3 (0.31%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (14.33%) .NET
2 64 (6.65%) Web Services
3 53 (5.50%) HTML
4 46 (4.78%) REST
5 39 (4.05%) SOAP
6 37 (3.84%) CSS
7 36 (3.74%) J2EE
8 33 (3.43%) XML
9 32 (3.32%) HTML5
10 29 (3.01%) ASP.NET
11 27 (2.80%) Spring
12 26 (2.70%) Middleware
13 24 (2.49%) JSON
13 24 (2.49%) Ajax
14 22 (2.28%) Application Packaging
14 22 (2.28%) RESTful
15 21 (2.18%) CSS3
15 21 (2.18%) Play Framework
16 20 (2.08%) Hibernate
16 20 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.83%) Open Source
2 51 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.15%) Clustering
5 38 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.63%) Data Integration
7 34 (3.53%) Reference Data
8 24 (2.49%) Mainframe
9 20 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.97%) User Experience
11 14 (1.45%) NHS
12 12 (1.25%) Replication
12 12 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
13 11 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.93%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.73%) PKI
15 7 (0.73%) Computer Science
16 6 (0.62%) VSAM
16 6 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 160 (16.61%) Windows
2 100 (10.38%) UNIX
3 96 (9.97%) Linux
4 24 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.39%) AIX
6 17 (1.77%) Solaris
7 12 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.93%) Android
10 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.73%) zOS
12 5 (0.52%) VMS
13 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.42%) HPUX
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.21%) CentOS
16 1 (0.10%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (16.72%) Technical Architecture
3 99 (10.28%) SOA
4 89 (9.24%) Migration
5 83 (8.62%) TOGAF
6 72 (7.48%) CRM
7 70 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 68 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 66 (6.85%) Scrum
10 65 (6.75%) Data Modelling
11 64 (6.65%) TDD
12 61 (6.33%) Data Architecture
13 54 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 50 (5.19%) ITIL
15 45 (4.67%) MVC
16 43 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
17 41 (4.26%) Data Migration
18 38 (3.95%) Project Management
18 38 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (3.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 206 (21.39%) Java
2 143 (14.85%) SQL
3 79 (8.20%) C#
4 50 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 35 (3.63%) Scala
6 31 (3.22%) PHP
7 22 (2.28%) Ruby
8 20 (2.08%) Python
9 19 (1.97%) Apex Code
10 18 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.45%) C++
12 12 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.93%) Perl
14 8 (0.83%) C
15 7 (0.73%) COBOL
16 6 (0.62%) Delphi
16 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.62%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 106 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 64 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.39%) Degree
4 18 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.66%) MCSE
6 15 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.83%) ISSAP
9 6 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.52%) VCP5
10 5 (0.52%) CCIE
10 5 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.42%) CCNA
12 3 (0.31%) CCA
13 2 (0.21%) CCNP
13 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.21%) VCP4
14 1 (0.10%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.87%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.52%) SLA
4 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.31%) Basel III
5 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) PAS 55
System Software
1 85 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 71 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (6.65%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.39%) vSphere
5 9 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (0.93%) UAG
5 9 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.93%) ISA Server
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.83%) XenServer
7 7 (0.73%) XenApp
8 5 (0.52%) KVM
9 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.31%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.31%) vCloud
11 2 (0.21%) Docker
11 2 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (2.18%) SCCM
2 14 (1.45%) SCOM
3 5 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.42%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.42%) Puppet
4 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.42%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.31%) OpenView
6 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.21%) Oozie
6 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 188 (19.52%) Oracle
2 170 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 111 (11.53%) VMware
4 61 (6.33%) IBM
5 59 (6.13%) Cisco
6 49 (5.09%) SAP
7 41 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (3.84%) Citrix
9 33 (3.43%) HP
10 29 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 28 (2.91%) Sybase
12 18 (1.87%) Informatica
13 17 (1.77%) EMC
14 15 (1.56%) F5
15 14 (1.45%) NetApp
15 14 (1.45%) Juniper
15 14 (1.45%) Business Objects
15 14 (1.45%) Dell
15 14 (1.45%) Sun
15 14 (1.45%) ATG
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
King & Wood Mallesons
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £500.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £510 - £570 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £400-£430 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago