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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 247 224 246
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 485 578 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 1.09% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.15% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 400 301
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £652 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £80.00 £42.07 £40.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.18% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £32.28 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.00 £100.00 £43.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.90%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +16 260 £525 +5.00% 41
South East -15 54 £500 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire +3 44 £500 -18.36% 5
North West -37 33 £550 -8.33% 6
East of England -7 27 £500 - 2
West Midlands -22 24 £500 -9.09% 4
South West +7 21 £500 +17.64% 6
North East -41 11 £494 -21.00% 2
East Midlands -12 9 £523 +0.72% 5
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 368 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (22.07%) Java
3 189 (16.89%) Security Cleared
4 165 (14.75%) Oracle
5 157 (14.03%) Microsoft
6 155 (13.85%) Technical Architecture
7 152 (13.58%) Migration
8 149 (13.32%) Windows
9 148 (13.23%) Finance
10 135 (12.06%) Linux
11 131 (11.71%) SC Cleared
12 126 (11.26%) Open Source
13 124 (11.08%) VMware
14 122 (10.90%) Scrum
15 113 (10.10%) .NET
15 113 (10.10%) Active Directory
16 105 (9.38%) TDD
17 102 (9.12%) HTML
18 101 (9.03%) SOA
18 101 (9.03%) REST
19 97 (8.67%) SQL
20 93 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
21 91 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
22 88 (7.86%) TOGAF
22 88 (7.86%) Microservices
22 88 (7.86%) Data Centre
23 83 (7.42%) Data Modelling
24 80 (7.15%) Enterprise Architecture
25 77 (6.88%) JSON
25 77 (6.88%) Windows Server

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 33 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.50%) Confluence
3 27 (2.41%) CMS
4 24 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 21 (1.88%) JBoss
6 20 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 19 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.61%) Apache
8 18 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.52%) SAS
10 14 (1.25%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.25%) NetWeaver
11 12 (1.07%) SAP EP
12 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.98%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.98%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.80%) Mule
13 9 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 56 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) MS Project
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.14%) Eloqua
1 24 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.16%) SAP CRM
4 12 (1.07%) SAP MDM
5 11 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.63%) Remedy AR System
7 7 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.089%) SAP SRM
11 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.089%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 93 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (4.56%) Office 365
4 42 (3.75%) IaaS
4 42 (3.75%) SaaS
5 38 (3.40%) PaaS
6 18 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (1.52%) Google Apps
8 11 (0.98%) Force.com
9 9 (0.80%) Trello
10 8 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.63%) GitHub
12 6 (0.54%) Boomi
13 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.36%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.27%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.65%) Firewall
2 41 (3.66%) WAN
3 36 (3.22%) SAN
4 32 (2.86%) LAN
5 28 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 26 (2.32%) Internet
7 22 (1.97%) VPN
8 21 (1.88%) Network Security
9 20 (1.79%) Wireless
10 19 (1.70%) HTTP
11 18 (1.61%) VLAN
12 14 (1.25%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.16%) Skype
14 11 (0.98%) MPLS
15 9 (0.80%) VoIP
16 8 (0.71%) DNS
16 8 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.99%) MongoDB
2 64 (5.72%) NoSQL
3 55 (4.92%) SQL Server
4 47 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (4.11%) MySQL
6 38 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 30 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 28 (2.50%) Big Data
9 27 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.25%) SAP HANA
13 12 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
15 9 (0.80%) Pentaho
16 8 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.71%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 33 (2.95%) Jenkins
2 30 (2.68%) JIRA
3 25 (2.23%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.06%) Selenium
5 19 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 15 (1.34%) Maven
8 10 (0.89%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.80%) ClearQuest
9 9 (0.80%) JUnit
10 5 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.45%) Capybara
10 5 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.45%) TestNG
11 4 (0.36%) Ant
11 4 (0.36%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 148 (13.23%) Finance
2 62 (5.54%) Banking
3 42 (3.75%) Marketing
4 25 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.06%) Retail
6 11 (0.98%) Law
6 11 (0.98%) Legal
7 10 (0.89%) Back Office
7 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.54%) Electronics
9 6 (0.54%) Military
10 4 (0.36%) Local Government
11 3 (0.27%) Front Office
11 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.27%) Publishing
11 3 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Advertising
12 2 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (10.10%) .NET
2 102 (9.12%) HTML
3 101 (9.03%) REST
4 77 (6.88%) JSON
5 74 (6.61%) HTML5
6 70 (6.26%) CSS
7 62 (5.54%) Spring
7 62 (5.54%) Web Services
8 51 (4.56%) XML
9 49 (4.38%) RESTful
10 47 (4.20%) CSS3
10 47 (4.20%) SOAP
11 44 (3.93%) Play Framework
12 40 (3.57%) Middleware
13 39 (3.49%) Django
14 37 (3.31%) J2EE
15 30 (2.68%) AngularJS
16 29 (2.59%) .NET Framework
17 28 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
18 26 (2.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.86%) Data Centre
2 53 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.47%) User Experience
4 37 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 25 (2.23%) CESG
7 25 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 21 (1.88%) Data Integration
9 20 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.61%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.52%) Social Media
12 16 (1.43%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.34%) NHS
14 14 (1.25%) LPAR
15 13 (1.16%) Public Cloud
16 12 (1.07%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.71%) Blog
17 8 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (13.32%) Windows
2 135 (12.06%) Linux
3 77 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 65 (5.81%) Unix
5 56 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (2.59%) Windows 10
8 20 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.34%) Solaris
10 12 (1.07%) AIX
10 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.80%) Android
11 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.45%) VMS
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.27%) HPUX
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (13.85%) Technical Architecture
3 152 (13.58%) Migration
4 126 (11.26%) Open Source
5 122 (10.90%) Scrum
6 105 (9.38%) TDD
7 101 (9.03%) SOA
8 88 (7.86%) Microservices
8 88 (7.86%) TOGAF
9 83 (7.42%) Data Modelling
10 80 (7.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 75 (6.70%) Mentoring
12 74 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (5.72%) Product Management
13 64 (5.72%) UML
14 63 (5.63%) Kanban
15 58 (5.18%) Project Management
16 56 (5.00%) CRM
17 55 (4.92%) User Stories
18 51 (4.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 247 (22.07%) Java
2 97 (8.67%) SQL
3 67 (5.99%) C#
4 62 (5.54%) JavaScript
5 59 (5.27%) Ruby
6 57 (5.09%) Scala
7 52 (4.65%) Python
8 35 (3.13%) C++
9 28 (2.50%) C
10 19 (1.70%) PHP
11 15 (1.34%) Apex Code
12 10 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.80%) Perl
13 9 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.71%) VB
15 7 (0.63%) R
16 6 (0.54%) FQL
16 6 (0.54%) Groovy
17 5 (0.45%) COBOL
17 5 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 189 (16.89%) Security Cleared
2 131 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.75%) Degree
4 26 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.70%) CISSP
6 19 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.43%) MCSE
9 13 (1.16%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (0.98%) CCNP
11 10 (0.89%) CCIE
11 10 (0.89%) CREST Certified
12 9 (0.80%) CRISC
13 7 (0.63%) ISEB
14 6 (0.54%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.45%) CLAS
16 4 (0.36%) CCDE
16 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.32%) QA
2 20 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.71%) COBIT
6 4 (0.36%) HL7
6 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.27%) MiFID
7 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) SEPA
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 1 (0.089%) FISMA
9 1 (0.089%) GxP
9 1 (0.089%) HIPAA
System Software
1 113 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 75 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.14%) Docker
5 15 (1.34%) vSphere
6 12 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (1.07%) XenApp
7 9 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.63%) vCloud
10 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.27%) Xen
12 2 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.18%) Snort
12 2 (0.18%) Squid
13 1 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.089%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (4.74%) Puppet
2 41 (3.66%) SCCM
3 31 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.70%) Ansible
5 14 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (0.98%) AirWatch
7 11 (0.98%) SCOM
8 10 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (0.80%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.71%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.54%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.45%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.36%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.36%) Nagios
14 3 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.27%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.27%) Simpana
14 3 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 165 (14.75%) Oracle
2 157 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 124 (11.08%) VMware
4 75 (6.70%) Cisco
5 63 (5.63%) IBM
6 56 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 56 (5.00%) SAP
7 49 (4.38%) Citrix
8 35 (3.13%) HP
9 30 (2.68%) Google
10 25 (2.23%) Juniper
11 15 (1.34%) Apigee
11 15 (1.34%) EMC
12 14 (1.25%) Dell
13 13 (1.16%) Adobe
13 13 (1.16%) F5
13 13 (1.16%) Informatica
14 12 (1.07%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.07%) Rackspace
14 12 (1.07%) Red Hat
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