The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 321 262 323
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +61
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 318 438 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.07% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 259 209
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £21.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +98.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £21.44
% change year-on-year
+17.80% +70.24%
Technical Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architecture across the England region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the England region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 -22 179 £550 - 37
South East -56 40 £500 +5.26% 6
East of England -4 18 £388 -11.42% 2
North West -4 17 £625 +31.57% 8
North East -18 17 £570 - 1
West Midlands -17 15 £500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +2 12 £496 +3.38% 1
South West +4 10 £418 -16.50% 9
East Midlands -5 5 £375 -16.66% 5
Midlands +2 1 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 233 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (22.41%) Java
3 141 (19.75%) Microsoft
4 136 (19.05%) Finance
5 120 (16.81%) JavaScript
6 105 (14.71%) HTML
7 103 (14.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 91 (12.75%) .NET
9 88 (12.32%) Oracle
10 77 (10.78%) Security Cleared
11 75 (10.50%) SQL Server
12 74 (10.36%) Project Management
13 73 (10.22%) SOA
14 72 (10.08%) CSS
15 67 (9.38%) Marketing
16 66 (9.24%) Windows
17 65 (9.10%) SQL
17 65 (9.10%) SC Cleared
18 64 (8.96%) HTML5
18 64 (8.96%) CRM
18 64 (8.96%) Active Directory
19 63 (8.82%) TOGAF
20 62 (8.68%) Migration
20 62 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
21 60 (8.40%) Use Case
21 60 (8.40%) Scrum
22 59 (8.26%) Data Modelling
23 58 (8.12%) Management Information System
23 58 (8.12%) Banking
23 58 (8.12%) Analytics

Technical Architecture
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 49 (6.86%) CMS
2 24 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.66%) SAS
4 18 (2.52%) NetWeaver
5 16 (2.24%) SAP EP
6 15 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.40%) Apache
7 10 (1.40%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.12%) IIS
9 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.98%) JBoss
11 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 41 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.52%) MS Office
3 12 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.28%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Pixelapse
7 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (3.36%) Eloqua
2 21 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (2.24%) SAP MDM
4 15 (2.10%) SAP CRM
5 14 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.70%) SAP WM
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.28%) assyst
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.28%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.20%) PaaS
4 26 (3.64%) IaaS
5 24 (3.36%) Office 365
6 21 (2.94%) SaaS
7 10 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
8 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.70%) Bluemix
9 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.28%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.28%) Force.com
11 2 (0.28%) G Suite
11 2 (0.28%) GitHub
11 2 (0.28%) Heroku
11 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.48%) Firewall
2 25 (3.50%) WAN
3 20 (2.80%) LAN
4 16 (2.24%) Network Security
4 16 (2.24%) SMS
5 15 (2.10%) LDAP
6 14 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (1.68%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.40%) Skype
9 8 (1.12%) MPLS
9 8 (1.12%) SMTP
10 7 (0.98%) HTTP
10 7 (0.98%) PBX
11 6 (0.84%) DMZ
11 6 (0.84%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.70%) AMQP
12 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.70%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.70%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.60%) Big Data
3 36 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 26 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.50%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.50%) MySQL
7 25 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.38%) SAP HANA
11 16 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.96%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.82%) Cloudera CDH
15 12 (1.68%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 27 (3.78%) Selenium
2 24 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.80%) Cucumber
5 18 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.54%) Grunt
8 10 (1.40%) Maven
9 9 (1.26%) gulp
10 8 (1.12%) JIRA
11 6 (0.84%) JMeter
11 6 (0.84%) JUnit
11 6 (0.84%) Mocha
11 6 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.70%) Mockito
12 5 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.70%) Toad
13 4 (0.56%) JBehave
General
1 136 (19.05%) Finance
2 67 (9.38%) Marketing
3 58 (8.12%) Banking
4 53 (7.42%) Retail
5 24 (3.36%) Legal
6 21 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.84%) Back Office
10 5 (0.70%) Automotive
10 5 (0.70%) Front Office
11 3 (0.42%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Military
12 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 451 (63.17%) Architect
2 158 (22.13%) Technical Architect
3 115 (16.11%) Developer
4 111 (15.55%) Solutions Architect
5 44 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
6 41 (5.74%) Consultant
7 38 (5.32%) Digital Architect
8 31 (4.34%) Security Architect
9 29 (4.06%) Java Developer
10 27 (3.78%) Data Architect
11 26 (3.64%) Analyst
12 25 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
13 24 (3.36%) SAP Architect
14 22 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
14 22 (3.08%) ServiceNow Developer
15 21 (2.94%) Designer
16 20 (2.80%) .NET Architect
17 19 (2.66%) Salesforce Architect
18 18 (2.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
19 17 (2.38%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (14.71%) HTML
2 91 (12.75%) .NET
3 72 (10.08%) CSS
4 64 (8.96%) HTML5
5 54 (7.56%) AngularJS
6 47 (6.58%) XML
7 46 (6.44%) J2EE
8 39 (5.46%) RESTful
9 37 (5.18%) Spring
10 36 (5.04%) REST
11 34 (4.76%) JSON
12 33 (4.62%) Middleware
13 29 (4.06%) .NET Framework
14 27 (3.78%) CSS3
14 27 (3.78%) jQuery
14 27 (3.78%) Web Services
15 25 (3.50%) Ajax
16 24 (3.36%) ASP.NET
17 23 (3.22%) OAuth
18 22 (3.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.12%) Management Information System
2 46 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 29 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.92%) User Experience
6 26 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.08%) CMDB
7 22 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 20 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 18 (2.52%) Social Media
10 17 (2.38%) Data Integration
10 17 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.96%) Equities
13 13 (1.82%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.54%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.40%) Fat Client
15 10 (1.40%) Thin Client
16 9 (1.26%) CESG
16 9 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.24%) Windows
2 55 (7.70%) Linux
3 39 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (2.80%) Unix
5 20 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.54%) Android
7 10 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.70%) AIX
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.28%) HPUX
11 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (14.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 74 (10.36%) Project Management
4 73 (10.22%) SOA
5 64 (8.96%) CRM
6 63 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 62 (8.68%) Migration
8 60 (8.40%) Scrum
8 60 (8.40%) Use Case
9 59 (8.26%) Data Modelling
10 58 (8.12%) Analytics
11 57 (7.98%) ITIL
11 57 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (7.56%) Content Management
12 54 (7.56%) Software Engineering
13 53 (7.42%) Open Source
13 53 (7.42%) SDLC
14 50 (7.00%) TDD
15 49 (6.86%) Configuration Management
16 47 (6.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 160 (22.41%) Java
2 120 (16.81%) JavaScript
3 65 (9.10%) SQL
4 56 (7.84%) C#
5 34 (4.76%) Python
6 33 (4.62%) Ruby
7 18 (2.52%) Scala
8 17 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.24%) PHP
10 14 (1.96%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.68%) R
12 11 (1.54%) ABAP
12 11 (1.54%) C
12 11 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.12%) C++
13 8 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.98%) Perl
15 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.42%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 65 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 54 (7.56%) Degree
4 21 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.82%) MCSA
7 10 (1.40%) CCNA
7 10 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.26%) CISSP
8 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.12%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.98%) CLAS
11 6 (0.84%) ISEB
12 5 (0.70%) CCNP
12 5 (0.70%) MBA
12 5 (0.70%) MCTS
12 5 (0.70%) PMP
13 4 (0.56%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.18%) QA
2 16 (2.24%) COBIT
3 12 (1.68%) Government Security Classifications
4 11 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.40%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.56%) SLA
9 2 (0.28%) SEPA
10 1 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 64 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.68%) Docker
4 10 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.84%) HDFS
6 6 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.70%) XenApp
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.28%) Ceph
10 2 (0.28%) Snort
10 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.96%) Puppet
2 11 (1.54%) Nagios
3 9 (1.26%) OpenAM
3 9 (1.26%) OpenIDM
3 9 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.84%) Ansible
6 4 (0.56%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.56%) SCCM
7 3 (0.42%) Ambari
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.42%) Control-M
7 3 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.42%) Oozie
7 3 (0.42%) Terraform
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 141 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 88 (12.32%) Oracle
3 56 (7.84%) SAP
4 47 (6.58%) VMware
5 42 (5.88%) Cisco
6 36 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (3.92%) IBM
8 27 (3.78%) Adobe
9 22 (3.08%) ServiceNow
10 20 (2.80%) CheckPoint
11 18 (2.52%) ATG
11 18 (2.52%) Citrix
11 18 (2.52%) hybris
11 18 (2.52%) Hyperion
12 13 (1.82%) Cloudera
12 13 (1.82%) Google
12 13 (1.82%) Pega
12 13 (1.82%) Splunk
13 10 (1.40%) Platfora
14 9 (1.26%) Apigee
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