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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
UK / England
Rank 227 212 217
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 440 517 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.13% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 342 310
Median daily rate £550 £500 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +5 230 £550 +6.53% 23
South East +2 71 £600 +18.81% 9
Yorkshire +20 37 £514 -10.60% 4
West Midlands -3 31 £481 -3.75% 1
East of England +4 24 £550 -2.22% 1
South West +5 15 £418 -6.17% 4
North East -22 12 £494 +1.28% 1
North West -43 11 £500 - 6
East Midlands +2 8 £484 -3.25% 10
Midlands - 2 £600 - 1
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 268 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (20.98%) Java
3 141 (15.74%) Microsoft
4 140 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 128 (14.29%) Finance
6 125 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
6 125 (13.95%) Oracle
6 125 (13.95%) Windows
7 123 (13.73%) Migration
8 116 (12.95%) Scrum
9 111 (12.39%) SQL
10 105 (11.72%) Open Source
11 103 (11.50%) Active Directory
12 101 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 100 (11.16%) SC Cleared
14 91 (10.16%) TDD
15 88 (9.82%) VMware
16 87 (9.71%) Linux
17 84 (9.38%) SQL Server
18 83 (9.26%) NoSQL
19 82 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
19 82 (9.15%) .NET
20 77 (8.59%) HTML
21 76 (8.48%) TOGAF
22 74 (8.26%) JSON
23 72 (8.04%) MongoDB
24 67 (7.48%) REST
24 67 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
25 66 (7.37%) SOA
26 62 (6.92%) Microservices

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 28 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.68%) Apache
3 24 (2.68%) CMS
4 22 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (2.23%) Confluence
6 17 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.79%) JBoss
7 16 (1.79%) NetWeaver
7 16 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (1.79%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.56%) SAP EP
9 14 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.67%) SAP CRM
2 14 (1.56%) SAP MDM
3 8 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.45%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 101 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (6.47%) Office 365
4 30 (3.35%) IaaS
5 28 (3.13%) SaaS
6 27 (3.01%) PaaS
7 23 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.12%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.78%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.67%) G Suite
13 5 (0.56%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.45%) Force.com
14 4 (0.45%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.58%) WAN
2 42 (4.69%) Firewall
3 40 (4.46%) VPN
4 32 (3.57%) DNS
5 31 (3.46%) LAN
6 28 (3.13%) Network Security
7 25 (2.79%) SAN
8 24 (2.68%) DHCP
9 22 (2.46%) Internet
10 18 (2.01%) MPLS
11 17 (1.90%) Wireless
12 15 (1.67%) Skype
12 15 (1.67%) VLAN
13 13 (1.45%) TCP/IP
14 10 (1.12%) LDAP
15 9 (1.00%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.00%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (0.89%) SSL
17 7 (0.78%) iSCSI
17 7 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 72 (8.04%) MongoDB
4 45 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 41 (4.58%) MySQL
7 27 (3.01%) Big Data
8 21 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.12%) Redis
10 17 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.79%) SAP HANA
12 13 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.34%) Relational Database
14 10 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
14 10 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (1.00%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.34%) JIRA
3 15 (1.67%) Selenium
4 14 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.78%) JMeter
9 5 (0.56%) Maven
9 5 (0.56%) Moq
9 5 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.45%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.33%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.33%) JUnit
11 3 (0.33%) PVCS
11 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.33%) webpack
12 2 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 128 (14.29%) Finance
2 48 (5.36%) Banking
3 25 (2.79%) Marketing
4 22 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.34%) Retail
6 14 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.45%) Electronics
8 9 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.89%) Advertising
9 8 (0.89%) Legal
10 7 (0.78%) Back Office
11 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.45%) Front Office
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.45%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Billing
13 3 (0.33%) French Language
13 3 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.22%) Military
14 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.15%) .NET
2 77 (8.59%) HTML
3 74 (8.26%) JSON
4 67 (7.48%) REST
5 58 (6.47%) CSS
5 58 (6.47%) HTML5
6 54 (6.03%) RESTful
7 53 (5.92%) Play Framework
8 52 (5.80%) Web Services
9 44 (4.91%) AngularJS
9 44 (4.91%) Django
10 37 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 36 (4.02%) CSS3
11 36 (4.02%) J2EE
11 36 (4.02%) Spring
11 36 (4.02%) XML
12 30 (3.35%) Middleware
13 27 (3.01%) SOAP
14 24 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (2.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.92%) User Experience
3 43 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.12%) PKI
7 16 (1.79%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.56%) NHS
9 13 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.12%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.12%) Reference Data
13 9 (1.00%) CESG
13 9 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.89%) Clustering
14 8 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.95%) Windows
2 87 (9.71%) Linux
3 51 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 50 (5.58%) Unix
5 28 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.45%) Solaris
9 8 (0.89%) AIX
10 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.56%) Android
11 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.33%) HPUX
13 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.22%) VME
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Fedora
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
3 123 (13.73%) Migration
4 116 (12.95%) Scrum
5 105 (11.72%) Open Source
6 91 (10.16%) TDD
7 76 (8.48%) TOGAF
8 67 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 66 (7.37%) SOA
10 62 (6.92%) Microservices
11 60 (6.70%) Kanban
12 55 (6.14%) Data Modelling
12 55 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
13 50 (5.58%) E-Commerce
14 48 (5.36%) User Stories
15 47 (5.25%) Product Management
16 46 (5.13%) Project Management
16 46 (5.13%) UML
17 43 (4.80%) ITIL
18 42 (4.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 188 (20.98%) Java
2 111 (12.39%) SQL
3 60 (6.70%) Python
4 59 (6.58%) Ruby
5 56 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 56 (6.25%) Scala
6 53 (5.92%) C#
7 32 (3.57%) C
8 22 (2.46%) PHP
9 15 (1.67%) C++
10 11 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.12%) Perl
11 10 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.67%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.56%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.45%) XPath
17 3 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 140 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 100 (11.16%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.24%) Degree
4 21 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.12%) MCSE
6 18 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.34%) CCIE
8 10 (1.12%) MCITP
9 9 (1.00%) CISSP
9 9 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.00%) ISEB
10 8 (0.89%) CCNP
11 6 (0.67%) CCNA
11 6 (0.67%) MCP
12 5 (0.56%) CISM
13 4 (0.45%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.45%) CLAS
13 4 (0.45%) EMC Certification
14 3 (0.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.23%) PCI DSS
2 16 (1.79%) QA
3 12 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.00%) COBIT
5 9 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.67%) SLA
8 3 (0.33%) MiFID
9 2 (0.22%) Basel II
9 2 (0.22%) BS7799
9 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.11%) FISMA
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 103 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 33 (3.68%) Docker
5 15 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.56%) vSphere
6 14 (1.56%) XenApp
7 10 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.56%) vCloud
9 5 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.45%) SRDF
11 3 (0.33%) Snort
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.22%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (3.35%) SCCM
2 28 (3.13%) Puppet
3 20 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (1.90%) SCOM
5 15 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.12%) Ansible
7 8 (0.89%) Nagios
8 7 (0.78%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.45%) Terraform
10 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.33%) Simpana
11 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.22%) vRealize
12 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 141 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 125 (13.95%) Oracle
3 88 (9.82%) VMware
4 61 (6.81%) Cisco
5 45 (5.02%) IBM
6 40 (4.46%) Citrix
7 36 (4.02%) HP
8 35 (3.91%) SAP
9 31 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (2.68%) Google
11 20 (2.23%) Adobe
11 20 (2.23%) EMC
12 14 (1.56%) 3PAR
12 14 (1.56%) Palo Alto
13 13 (1.45%) NetApp
14 12 (1.34%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.34%) F5
14 12 (1.34%) Juniper
14 12 (1.34%) Splunk
15 11 (1.23%) Red Hat
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