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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 184 265 231
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 600 353 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.79% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 217 205
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £30.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +158.18%
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
45619 44406 38688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.57% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28722 27970 22842
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1788 1844 1977
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +80 245 £525 +4.16% 44
North West +54 104 £550 +4.76% 6
South East +2 77 £500 +11.11% 18
North East +24 41 £475 - 2
South West +19 33 £478 - 3
Yorkshire -3 33 £480 -15.60% 3
East of England -10 32 £488 +2.63% 4
West Midlands -6 24 £435 -13.00% 5
East Midlands -13 9 £475 -6.17%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 278 (26.28%) Java
2 249 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (20.79%) Oracle
4 209 (19.75%) Microsoft
5 187 (17.67%) Finance
6 172 (16.26%) Windows
7 162 (15.31%) UNIX
8 148 (13.99%) Technical Architecture
9 145 (13.71%) Linux
10 132 (12.48%) Security Cleared
11 124 (11.72%) .NET
12 120 (11.34%) VMware
13 110 (10.40%) SQL
14 104 (9.83%) Migration
14 104 (9.83%) SQL Server
15 103 (9.74%) TOGAF
16 99 (9.36%) Scrum
17 98 (9.26%) JavaScript
17 98 (9.26%) MongoDB
18 96 (9.07%) Data Centre
19 95 (8.98%) Active Directory
19 95 (8.98%) Citrix
20 93 (8.79%) SC Cleared
21 90 (8.51%) SOA
22 88 (8.32%) Open Source
23 84 (7.94%) Web Services
24 81 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
25 76 (7.18%) MS Excel
26 75 (7.09%) TDD
26 75 (7.09%) Scala

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 46 (4.35%) Node.js
2 44 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 39 (3.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 36 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 35 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
6 27 (2.55%) IIS
7 22 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 17 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (1.42%) Confluence
10 15 (1.42%) NetWeaver
11 13 (1.23%) Documentum
11 13 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (1.13%) JBoss
12 12 (1.13%) CMS
13 10 (0.95%) Mule
13 10 (0.95%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.95%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 76 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.66%) MS Office
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.47%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.38%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.28%) Maximo
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.19%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 36 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (3.31%) IaaS
5 31 (2.93%) SaaS
6 12 (1.13%) Office 365
7 11 (1.04%) Force.com
8 4 (0.38%) Boomi
9 3 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.28%) PaaS
9 3 (0.28%) Heroku
9 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.19%) GitHub
10 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.19%) Taleo
10 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.14%) Firewall
2 64 (6.05%) WAN
3 54 (5.10%) SAN
4 47 (4.44%) LAN
5 40 (3.78%) Internet
6 22 (2.08%) MPLS
7 19 (1.80%) VPN
8 16 (1.51%) DNS
9 15 (1.42%) Unified Communications
10 14 (1.32%) NAS
11 12 (1.13%) VLAN
12 11 (1.04%) Network Security
12 11 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (1.04%) SSL
12 11 (1.04%) Wireless
13 9 (0.85%) EIGRP
13 9 (0.85%) BGP
13 9 (0.85%) VPLS
14 8 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 98 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 66 (6.24%) Big Data
4 63 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 62 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
6 60 (5.67%) NoSQL
7 54 (5.10%) MySQL
8 51 (4.82%) Hadoop
9 36 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 34 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.70%) DB2
13 17 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.95%) SAP HANA
17 8 (0.76%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 27 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.08%) Selenium
3 18 (1.70%) JIRA
3 18 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.51%) JUnit
5 13 (1.23%) Subversion
6 11 (1.04%) Maven
6 11 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.66%) RSpec
7 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.47%) Ant
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.28%) MorphX
10 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.28%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.19%) Spock
11 2 (0.19%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 187 (17.67%) Finance
2 68 (6.43%) Banking
3 43 (4.06%) Retail
4 20 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.32%) Marketing
7 11 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (0.95%) Billing
9 8 (0.76%) Front Office
10 6 (0.57%) Automotive
11 5 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.38%) Electronics
12 4 (0.38%) Local Government
12 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.28%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (11.72%) .NET
2 84 (7.94%) Web Services
3 66 (6.24%) HTML
4 64 (6.05%) Middleware
5 62 (5.86%) JSON
6 60 (5.67%) REST
7 55 (5.20%) AngularJS
8 47 (4.44%) Spring
8 47 (4.44%) Django
9 45 (4.25%) Ruby on Rails
10 44 (4.16%) HTML5
11 43 (4.06%) RESTful
12 41 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (3.69%) Play Framework
13 39 (3.69%) J2EE
14 38 (3.59%) CSS
15 32 (3.02%) XML
16 31 (2.93%) Ajax
17 30 (2.84%) Hibernate
18 24 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 41 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.88%) Visualisation
3 39 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.12%) User Experience
5 29 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 27 (2.55%) Replication
7 25 (2.36%) Data Integration
8 22 (2.08%) Clustering
9 21 (1.98%) Reference Data
10 18 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.51%) Computer Science
12 15 (1.42%) NHS
13 12 (1.13%) PKI
14 11 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
15 10 (0.95%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.85%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.85%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.85%) GIS
17 8 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 172 (16.26%) Windows
2 162 (15.31%) UNIX
3 145 (13.71%) Linux
4 41 (3.88%) Solaris
4 41 (3.88%) AIX
5 24 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.04%) MVS
11 11 (1.04%) VME
12 7 (0.66%) Android
12 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.38%) CentOS
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (13.99%) Technical Architecture
3 104 (9.83%) Migration
4 103 (9.74%) TOGAF
5 99 (9.36%) Scrum
6 90 (8.51%) SOA
7 88 (8.32%) Open Source
8 81 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (7.09%) TDD
10 71 (6.71%) CRM
11 53 (5.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 47 (4.44%) Configuration Management
13 46 (4.35%) Service Management
14 44 (4.16%) Project Management
14 44 (4.16%) ITIL
15 43 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 43 (4.06%) Data Modelling
15 43 (4.06%) Software Architecture
15 43 (4.06%) Kanban
15 43 (4.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 278 (26.28%) Java
2 110 (10.40%) SQL
3 98 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 75 (7.09%) Scala
5 72 (6.81%) Ruby
6 46 (4.35%) Python
7 41 (3.88%) C#
8 34 (3.21%) R
9 25 (2.36%) PHP
9 25 (2.36%) C
10 16 (1.51%) Apex Code
11 13 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.95%) C++
13 9 (0.85%) Perl
13 9 (0.85%) ABAP
13 9 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.76%) COBOL
15 5 (0.47%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.47%) VB
15 5 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 132 (12.48%) Security Cleared
2 93 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.88%) Degree
4 23 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.23%) MCITP
9 12 (1.13%) CCIE
9 12 (1.13%) CCNP
10 10 (0.95%) CISSP
11 8 (0.76%) MCSE
12 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.38%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.28%) MCPD
14 3 (0.28%) CCA
14 3 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.28%) CCEA
14 3 (0.28%) MCSD
15 2 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.17%) QA
2 11 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.47%) COBIT
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.28%) Basel III
5 3 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.095%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.095%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.095%) Basel II
System Software
1 95 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 74 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.61%) XenApp
4 17 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.04%) vSphere
7 8 (0.76%) Docker
7 8 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.47%) XenServer
10 5 (0.47%) Squid
10 5 (0.47%) vCloud
11 4 (0.38%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.28%) iptables
12 3 (0.28%) SRDF
13 1 (0.095%) NDS
13 1 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (3.12%) StatsD
3 25 (2.36%) Puppet
4 13 (1.23%) SCCM
5 10 (0.95%) SCOM
6 6 (0.57%) Ansible
6 6 (0.57%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.38%) Salt
7 4 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.28%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.28%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 2 (0.19%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 220 (20.79%) Oracle
2 209 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 120 (11.34%) VMware
4 95 (8.98%) Citrix
5 67 (6.33%) Cisco
6 62 (5.86%) SAP
7 56 (5.29%) IBM
8 51 (4.82%) HP
9 38 (3.59%) Tableau
10 34 (3.21%) NetApp
11 33 (3.12%) Teradata
11 33 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (2.93%) Apigee
13 30 (2.84%) Mashery
14 24 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.08%) Juniper
16 20 (1.89%) Business Objects
17 19 (1.80%) Adobe
18 18 (1.70%) EMC
18 18 (1.70%) Red Hat
London
JM
Rate: £430 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £800 - 850 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago