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 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 215 188 269
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +81
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 568 628 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.25% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.32% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 408 228
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £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 2 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £28.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £37.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -47.88%
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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 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 28 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 -44 208 £545 +3.80% 43
South East +44 134 £509 +1.75% 14
North West -45 58 £463 -15.90% 4
South West -4 40 £515 +7.85% 4
Yorkshire +16 37 £563 +17.18% 5
East of England +14 37 £518 +6.15% 5
North East -59 22 £610 +28.42% 3
West Midlands -18 16 £525 +21.38% 7
East Midlands +16 13 £450 -5.26% 5
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 340 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (24.39%) Java
3 192 (17.47%) Security Cleared
4 184 (16.74%) Microsoft
5 174 (15.83%) Oracle
5 174 (15.83%) Linux
5 174 (15.83%) Migration
6 148 (13.47%) Technical Architecture
7 144 (13.10%) .NET
8 127 (11.56%) SC Cleared
9 125 (11.37%) Finance
10 123 (11.19%) Windows
11 121 (11.01%) REST
12 120 (10.92%) SOA
13 111 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
14 107 (9.74%) VMware
15 100 (9.10%) Unix
16 98 (8.92%) JavaScript
16 98 (8.92%) TOGAF
17 95 (8.64%) Open Source
18 94 (8.55%) Data Centre
19 83 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
20 82 (7.46%) Scrum
21 81 (7.37%) TDD
22 75 (6.82%) SQL
23 74 (6.73%) SQL Server
23 74 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
24 73 (6.64%) C#
25 72 (6.55%) HTML
25 72 (6.55%) MongoDB

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 45 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.00%) Apache
2 33 (3.00%) Node.js
3 30 (2.73%) CMS
3 30 (2.73%) JBoss
4 28 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.09%) MS Exchange
6 20 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (1.64%) Confluence
7 18 (1.64%) SAS
8 16 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.18%) nginx
10 13 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.09%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.82%) Tuxedo
13 8 (0.73%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 55 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.64%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.64%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.45%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.36%) Magento
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%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.091%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.091%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 111 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.91%) Office 365
4 37 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (3.28%) SaaS
6 34 (3.09%) IaaS
7 27 (2.46%) PaaS
8 15 (1.36%) Force.com
9 10 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.82%) Heroku
11 8 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.64%) GitHub
12 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.55%) Boomi
14 5 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (0.45%) Route 53
15 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.10%) Internet
2 41 (3.73%) SAN
3 37 (3.37%) Firewall
3 37 (3.37%) LAN
4 31 (2.82%) WAN
5 26 (2.37%) Network Security
6 16 (1.46%) HTTP
7 13 (1.18%) VLAN
8 12 (1.09%) DNS
8 12 (1.09%) NAS
8 12 (1.09%) Skype
8 12 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.00%) MPLS
9 11 (1.00%) VPN
10 10 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.82%) VoIP
12 8 (0.73%) Wireless
12 8 (0.73%) WLAN
13 7 (0.64%) Multicast
13 7 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.55%) MongoDB
3 56 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 52 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (4.37%) MySQL
6 46 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (3.82%) Oracle Database
9 36 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 31 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 27 (2.46%) Big Data
12 17 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (1.36%) Oracle OWB
15 13 (1.18%) Pentaho
16 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (1.00%) Redis
18 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 7 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.27%) Maven
4 23 (2.09%) JIRA
5 16 (1.46%) ClearCase
6 15 (1.36%) ClearQuest
6 15 (1.36%) Selenium
7 14 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.55%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.55%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.45%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.36%) JUnit
11 4 (0.36%) Subversion
12 3 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.27%) Hudson
13 2 (0.18%) Gradle
13 2 (0.18%) jMock
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (11.37%) Finance
2 53 (4.82%) Banking
3 32 (2.91%) Retail
4 29 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.46%) Marketing
6 13 (1.18%) Legal
7 10 (0.91%) Law
8 8 (0.73%) Back Office
9 7 (0.64%) Billing
9 7 (0.64%) Military
10 6 (0.55%) Advertising
10 6 (0.55%) Games
10 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.27%) Publishing
13 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.091%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (13.10%) .NET
2 121 (11.01%) REST
3 72 (6.55%) HTML
4 70 (6.37%) Web Services
5 65 (5.91%) JSON
6 58 (5.28%) SOAP
6 58 (5.28%) Spring
7 51 (4.64%) RESTful
8 49 (4.46%) CSS
9 48 (4.37%) HTML5
10 47 (4.28%) Middleware
11 41 (3.73%) XML
12 36 (3.28%) AngularJS
13 35 (3.18%) J2EE
14 33 (3.00%) Play Framework
15 31 (2.82%) .NET Framework
16 30 (2.73%) CSS3
17 27 (2.46%) ASP.NET
18 25 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
18 25 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 70 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.09%) User Experience
4 41 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.18%) Data Integration
6 30 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.91%) CESG
8 16 (1.46%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 16 (1.46%) Social Media
9 15 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.27%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.27%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.09%) Reference Data
12 11 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.91%) Blog
14 9 (0.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 174 (15.83%) Linux
2 123 (11.19%) Windows
3 100 (9.10%) Unix
4 51 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 36 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.18%) Android
7 13 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.09%) Solaris
8 12 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.82%) AIX
10 9 (0.82%) HPUX
11 3 (0.27%) VME
12 2 (0.18%) MVS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (15.83%) Migration
3 148 (13.47%) Technical Architecture
4 120 (10.92%) SOA
5 98 (8.92%) TOGAF
6 95 (8.64%) Open Source
7 83 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 82 (7.46%) Scrum
9 81 (7.37%) TDD
10 67 (6.10%) Microservices
11 64 (5.82%) CRM
12 61 (5.55%) DevOps
13 60 (5.46%) Mentoring
14 59 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (5.00%) Data Modelling
16 54 (4.91%) Configuration Management
17 53 (4.82%) E-Commerce
18 44 (4.00%) MVC
19 43 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (3.82%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 268 (24.39%) Java
2 98 (8.92%) JavaScript
3 75 (6.82%) SQL
4 73 (6.64%) C#
5 59 (5.37%) Python
6 58 (5.28%) Ruby
7 46 (4.19%) Scala
8 44 (4.00%) C++
9 28 (2.55%) C
10 20 (1.82%) PHP
11 16 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.36%) Apex Code
12 15 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.36%) VB
13 13 (1.18%) COBOL
14 10 (0.91%) Groovy
14 10 (0.91%) R
14 10 (0.91%) SOQL
15 8 (0.73%) Clojure
15 8 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 192 (17.47%) Security Cleared
2 127 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 50 (4.55%) Degree
4 31 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.46%) CISSP
6 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (1.00%) MCSE
10 10 (0.91%) CREST Certified
11 9 (0.82%) CRISC
12 8 (0.73%) CCIE
13 7 (0.64%) CCNP
14 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.36%) CLAS
17 3 (0.27%) CITP
17 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.00%) QA
2 28 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.45%) COBIT
4 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) HL7
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) SLA
7 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.091%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.091%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (6.28%) Active Directory
1 69 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.73%) Docker
3 12 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.09%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.73%) vSphere
5 7 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.45%) XenApp
7 3 (0.27%) Xen
8 2 (0.18%) Squid
9 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.091%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.091%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.091%) GPFS
9 1 (0.091%) iptables
9 1 (0.091%) vCloud
9 1 (0.091%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.091%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (5.37%) Puppet
2 45 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (3.00%) Ansible
4 31 (2.82%) SCCM
5 14 (1.27%) StatsD
6 13 (1.18%) SCOM
7 11 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (0.64%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.36%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.36%) Nagios
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Intune
13 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.18%) Oozie
13 2 (0.18%) Salt
13 2 (0.18%) SCSM
13 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 184 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 174 (15.83%) Oracle
3 107 (9.74%) VMware
4 61 (5.55%) Cisco
5 53 (4.82%) Citrix
6 52 (4.73%) HP
7 47 (4.28%) SAP
8 44 (4.00%) IBM
9 36 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (3.18%) Red Hat
11 30 (2.73%) NetApp
12 23 (2.09%) Pega
13 20 (1.82%) Informatica
14 19 (1.73%) Apigee
15 17 (1.55%) Mashery
15 17 (1.55%) Rackspace
15 17 (1.55%) Teradata
16 16 (1.46%) ServiceNow
17 15 (1.36%) CheckPoint
17 15 (1.36%) Google
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £900.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago