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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 321 269 337
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +68
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 334 442 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.03% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 267 200
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £379 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £468 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.05 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.48% +88.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.89% +86.66%
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 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 +25 168 £525 - 28
South East -72 40 £513 +13.88% 9
South West +28 26 £450 -16.27% 3
North West +3 24 £425 -10.52% 5
West Midlands -38 23 £488 +8.33%
East of England -6 17 £363 -23.68% 2
Yorkshire +12 15 £488 +10.79% 2
North East -12 12 £664 +5.81% 2
East Midlands -9 7 £450 -18.18% 4
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 240 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (23.55%) Java
3 138 (18.67%) Finance
4 137 (18.54%) Microsoft
5 113 (15.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 112 (15.16%) HTML
7 104 (14.07%) JavaScript
8 99 (13.40%) Oracle
9 94 (12.72%) Linux
10 91 (12.31%) SQL Server
11 90 (12.18%) .NET
12 88 (11.91%) Security Cleared
13 76 (10.28%) Project Management
14 75 (10.15%) SOA
15 71 (9.61%) SQL
15 71 (9.61%) Windows
15 71 (9.61%) Degree
16 70 (9.47%) HTML5
17 69 (9.34%) C#
18 67 (9.07%) Retail
18 67 (9.07%) SC Cleared
18 67 (9.07%) Data Centre
19 66 (8.93%) Content Management
20 65 (8.80%) Migration
21 64 (8.66%) Management Information System
21 64 (8.66%) CRM
22 62 (8.39%) CSS
22 62 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 62 (8.39%) Marketing
23 61 (8.25%) Scrum

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 45 (6.09%) CMS
2 24 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.71%) SAS
4 19 (2.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 16 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.17%) NetWeaver
6 14 (1.89%) SAP EP
7 13 (1.76%) JBoss
8 12 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.35%) IIS
10 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.08%) Mule
11 8 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.95%) Apache
12 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.95%) Confluence
13 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.30%) MS Office
3 11 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) HipChat
5 2 (0.27%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Pixelapse
6 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (3.52%) Eloqua
2 22 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.89%) SAP MDM
5 13 (1.76%) SAP CRM
6 8 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.68%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.27%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.14%) ENOVIA
11 1 (0.14%) RMDS
11 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.74%) Office 365
4 25 (3.38%) SaaS
5 23 (3.11%) PaaS
6 21 (2.84%) IaaS
7 10 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.95%) GitHub
9 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.54%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.41%) Force.com
11 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.41%) Heroku
11 3 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.01%) Firewall
2 31 (4.19%) WAN
3 29 (3.92%) LAN
4 13 (1.76%) LDAP
4 13 (1.76%) Network Security
5 11 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (1.49%) Internet
6 10 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (1.35%) SMS
7 9 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (1.08%) SMTP
9 7 (0.95%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.81%) Intranet
10 6 (0.81%) MPLS
10 6 (0.81%) Skype
10 6 (0.81%) VPN
11 5 (0.68%) AMQP
11 5 (0.68%) MQTT
11 5 (0.68%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 35 (4.74%) Big Data
3 35 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 29 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 29 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.17%) SAP HANA
9 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.03%) MySQL
11 14 (1.89%) Cloudera CDH
11 14 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.76%) DB2
12 13 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (1.49%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 28 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (3.52%) Selenium
3 21 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.57%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.89%) JIRA
7 11 (1.49%) Grunt
7 11 (1.49%) Maven
8 7 (0.95%) gulp
8 7 (0.95%) JUnit
9 6 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.68%) Hudson
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.68%) Subversion
10 5 (0.68%) Toad
11 4 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 138 (18.67%) Finance
2 67 (9.07%) Retail
3 62 (8.39%) Marketing
4 58 (7.85%) Banking
5 28 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.71%) Law
7 15 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.03%) Legal
8 12 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.81%) Back Office
11 5 (0.68%) Front Office
11 5 (0.68%) Military
11 5 (0.68%) Publishing
12 4 (0.54%) Advertising
12 4 (0.54%) Automotive
13 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 434 (58.73%) Architect
2 150 (20.30%) Technical Architect
3 116 (15.70%) Solutions Architect
4 107 (14.48%) Developer
5 47 (6.36%) Consultant
6 41 (5.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 38 (5.14%) Analyst
8 32 (4.33%) Java Developer
9 31 (4.19%) Designer
10 29 (3.92%) Java Architect
11 26 (3.52%) Cloud Architect
11 26 (3.52%) Enterprise Architect
12 25 (3.38%) Digital Architect
13 24 (3.25%) Lead Architect
13 24 (3.25%) Security Architect
13 24 (3.25%) Technical Leader
14 20 (2.71%) .NET Architect
15 19 (2.57%) Data Architect
15 19 (2.57%) Senior Architect
16 18 (2.44%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (15.16%) HTML
2 90 (12.18%) .NET
3 70 (9.47%) HTML5
4 62 (8.39%) CSS
5 58 (7.85%) AngularJS
6 49 (6.63%) Spring
7 46 (6.22%) REST
8 45 (6.09%) Middleware
9 43 (5.82%) RESTful
10 38 (5.14%) Web Services
11 37 (5.01%) XML
12 34 (4.60%) ASP.NET
13 32 (4.33%) J2EE
13 32 (4.33%) JSON
14 25 (3.38%) .NET Framework
14 25 (3.38%) jQuery
15 21 (2.84%) Node.js
16 20 (2.71%) SAML
17 19 (2.57%) JMS
17 19 (2.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.66%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.87%) Data Structures
4 35 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.52%) Algorithms
6 25 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.44%) User Experience
8 17 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 16 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.03%) Equities
10 15 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.03%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.89%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.76%) Social Media
13 12 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.62%) CMDB
14 11 (1.49%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.72%) Linux
2 71 (9.61%) Windows
3 35 (4.74%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.44%) Unix
7 14 (1.89%) Android
8 13 (1.76%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.41%) AIX
11 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) HPUX
12 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (15.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 76 (10.28%) Project Management
4 75 (10.15%) SOA
5 66 (8.93%) Content Management
6 65 (8.80%) Migration
7 64 (8.66%) CRM
8 62 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (8.25%) Scrum
10 55 (7.44%) Data Modelling
10 55 (7.44%) SDLC
11 54 (7.31%) Analytics
11 54 (7.31%) TOGAF
11 54 (7.31%) Use Case
12 51 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (6.90%) Open Source
13 50 (6.77%) DevOps
13 50 (6.77%) E-Commerce
14 49 (6.63%) Mentoring
15 47 (6.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 174 (23.55%) Java
2 104 (14.07%) JavaScript
3 71 (9.61%) SQL
4 69 (9.34%) C#
5 45 (6.09%) Python
6 22 (2.98%) Ruby
7 20 (2.71%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.57%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.17%) Perl
10 15 (2.03%) Apex Code
11 14 (1.89%) Scala
12 12 (1.62%) PHP
12 12 (1.62%) R
12 12 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.95%) FQL
13 7 (0.95%) VB
14 5 (0.68%) ABAP
14 5 (0.68%) C
14 5 (0.68%) Groovy
14 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (11.91%) Security Cleared
2 71 (9.61%) Degree
3 67 (9.07%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.30%) CISSP
6 11 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.35%) CLAS
7 10 (1.35%) MCSA
8 9 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.22%) CCNA
8 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.81%) CCIE
10 6 (0.81%) CCNP
10 6 (0.81%) ISEB
11 5 (0.68%) PMP
12 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.54%) MCSE
12 4 (0.54%) MCTS
12 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.87%) QA
2 15 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.76%) COBIT
5 9 (1.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 5 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.41%) SLA
8 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.27%) SEPA
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 53 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.22%) Docker
4 5 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.68%) XenApp
5 4 (0.54%) HDFS
5 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.27%) Ceph
7 2 (0.27%) Snort
7 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (2.71%) Puppet
2 13 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (1.22%) OpenAM
3 9 (1.22%) OpenIDM
4 5 (0.68%) Ansible
4 5 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.68%) SCCM
5 3 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.41%) MOM
5 3 (0.41%) Terraform
6 2 (0.27%) Ambari
6 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.27%) Oozie
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 99 (13.40%) Oracle
3 49 (6.63%) SAP
4 42 (5.68%) VMware
5 38 (5.14%) Cisco
5 38 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (3.92%) IBM
7 21 (2.84%) ServiceNow
8 20 (2.71%) Adobe
9 19 (2.57%) Hyperion
10 18 (2.44%) hybris
11 17 (2.30%) ATG
12 14 (1.89%) Citrix
13 13 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.76%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.62%) Pega
15 11 (1.49%) Google
15 11 (1.49%) Platfora
16 10 (1.35%) Forcepoint
16 10 (1.35%) TIBCO
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