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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
UK / England
Rank 321 256 307
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +51
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 260 424 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.91% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 263 189
Median daily rate £525 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £675 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £51.25 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +139.93%

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -31 149 £575 +4.54% 25
South East -38 39 £488 -2.50% 8
East of England +2 31 £425 -32.00% 4
Yorkshire +3 10 £496 -0.75% 3
South West +3 8 £303 -37.62% 3
North East -12 8 £525 -
North West -5 5 £360 -24.21% 8
West Midlands -12 5 £500 - 2
East Midlands +3 3 £413 -8.33% 10
Midlands -3 1 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 208 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (21.74%) Java
3 129 (20.77%) Microsoft
4 107 (17.23%) Finance
5 104 (16.75%) JavaScript
6 89 (14.33%) HTML
7 84 (13.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 76 (12.24%) SOA
9 72 (11.59%) Oracle
10 69 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 67 (10.79%) .NET
11 67 (10.79%) CSS
12 64 (10.31%) TOGAF
12 64 (10.31%) Security Cleared
13 63 (10.14%) SQL
14 62 (9.98%) Active Directory
14 62 (9.98%) Project Management
15 60 (9.66%) CRM
16 59 (9.50%) Scrum
16 59 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (9.34%) Migration
18 57 (9.18%) SAP
19 54 (8.70%) Banking
20 53 (8.53%) SC Cleared
20 53 (8.53%) AngularJS
21 52 (8.37%) HTML5
21 52 (8.37%) ITIL
21 52 (8.37%) Windows
22 51 (8.21%) TDD
22 51 (8.21%) SDLC

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 42 (6.76%) CMS
2 29 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 18 (2.90%) NetWeaver
6 16 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (2.58%) SAP EP
7 12 (1.93%) Apache
8 11 (1.77%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.77%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.61%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.61%) IIS
10 9 (1.45%) JBoss
10 9 (1.45%) SAS
10 9 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.29%) Confluence
11 8 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.97%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 37 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.58%) MS Office
3 11 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.81%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.58%) SAP MDM
3 15 (2.42%) SAP CRM
4 13 (2.09%) Adobe Campaign
5 12 (1.93%) Eloqua
6 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.81%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.32%) assyst
9 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.32%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (5.15%) PaaS
4 28 (4.51%) Office 365
5 27 (4.35%) IaaS
6 16 (2.58%) SaaS
7 9 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.81%) Bluemix
9 5 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.48%) Akamai
10 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.32%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.32%) GitHub
11 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.64%) Firewall
2 22 (3.54%) WAN
3 20 (3.22%) LAN
4 19 (3.06%) Network Security
5 16 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (2.42%) Skype
7 14 (2.25%) SMS
8 12 (1.93%) DNS
8 12 (1.93%) LDAP
9 11 (1.77%) Internet
10 7 (1.13%) DMZ
10 7 (1.13%) HTTP
10 7 (1.13%) MPLS
10 7 (1.13%) PBX
11 6 (0.97%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.81%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.31%) Big Data
2 33 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (4.67%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.86%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.90%) MySQL
9 17 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.74%) SAP HANA
10 15 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.77%) IBM InfoSphere
11 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.29%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (4.51%) Selenium
2 21 (3.38%) Cucumber
3 17 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.42%) JIRA
6 14 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.93%) Maven
8 9 (1.45%) JUnit
9 7 (1.13%) Grunt
10 6 (0.97%) JMeter
10 6 (0.97%) Mocha
10 6 (0.97%) Mockito
10 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.81%) Ant
11 5 (0.81%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.81%) gulp
11 5 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (0.81%) Subversion
11 5 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 107 (17.23%) Finance
2 54 (8.70%) Banking
3 50 (8.05%) Marketing
4 35 (5.64%) Retail
5 20 (3.22%) Legal
6 18 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.97%) Automotive
10 5 (0.81%) Billing
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
11 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Publishing
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 380 (61.19%) Architect
2 125 (20.13%) Technical Architect
3 99 (15.94%) Developer
4 96 (15.46%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (6.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 37 (5.96%) Consultant
7 35 (5.64%) Digital Architect
8 30 (4.83%) Analyst
9 28 (4.51%) Java Developer
10 27 (4.35%) Security Architect
11 24 (3.86%) Data Architect
11 24 (3.86%) SAP Architect
12 22 (3.54%) ServiceNow Developer
12 22 (3.54%) Technical Leader
13 20 (3.22%) Cloud Architect
14 16 (2.58%) Digital Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.42%) Enterprise Architect
15 15 (2.42%) SAP Technical Architect
16 14 (2.25%) Digital Marketing Architect
16 14 (2.25%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.33%) HTML
2 67 (10.79%) .NET
2 67 (10.79%) CSS
3 53 (8.53%) AngularJS
4 52 (8.37%) HTML5
5 49 (7.89%) XML
6 43 (6.92%) J2EE
7 40 (6.44%) JSON
8 39 (6.28%) Spring
9 34 (5.48%) RESTful
10 33 (5.31%) Web Services
11 30 (4.83%) CSS3
12 27 (4.35%) Middleware
12 27 (4.35%) REST
13 26 (4.19%) Ajax
13 26 (4.19%) jQuery
14 20 (3.22%) XHTML
15 18 (2.90%) ASP.NET
16 17 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (2.74%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.44%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.03%) User Experience
5 22 (3.54%) CMDB
5 22 (3.54%) Virtual Team
6 20 (3.22%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.90%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.58%) Social Media
10 13 (2.09%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.61%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.61%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.45%) Clustering
13 8 (1.29%) NHS
13 8 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.37%) Windows
2 34 (5.48%) Linux
3 21 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.58%) Unix
5 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.64%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.48%) AIX
8 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) MVS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (13.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 76 (12.24%) SOA
4 64 (10.31%) TOGAF
5 62 (9.98%) Project Management
6 60 (9.66%) CRM
7 59 (9.50%) Scrum
8 58 (9.34%) Migration
9 52 (8.37%) ITIL
10 51 (8.21%) SDLC
10 51 (8.21%) TDD
11 50 (8.05%) Configuration Management
11 50 (8.05%) Data Modelling
12 48 (7.73%) Analytics
13 47 (7.57%) Content Management
14 46 (7.41%) Open Source
14 46 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 44 (7.09%) Use Case
16 40 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (6.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 135 (21.74%) Java
2 104 (16.75%) JavaScript
3 63 (10.14%) SQL
4 35 (5.64%) C#
5 25 (4.03%) Python
6 24 (3.86%) Ruby
7 20 (3.22%) Scala
8 18 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.93%) ABAP
11 11 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.61%) PHP
13 9 (1.45%) C
14 8 (1.29%) C++
15 7 (1.13%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.13%) Perl
16 4 (0.64%) AWK
16 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.48%) XPath
17 3 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 64 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 46 (7.41%) Degree
4 24 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.25%) MCSA
6 13 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.61%) CLAS
9 9 (1.45%) CCNA
10 8 (1.29%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.29%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.13%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.13%) CISSP
12 6 (0.97%) CISM
12 6 (0.97%) ISEB
12 6 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.81%) MCSE
13 5 (0.81%) MCTS
13 5 (0.81%) PMP
14 4 (0.64%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.15%) QA
2 14 (2.25%) Government Security Classifications
3 10 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.29%) COBIT
4 8 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.64%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) GCP
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 62 (9.98%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.77%) Docker
3 11 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.48%) XenApp
7 2 (0.32%) HDFS
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.16%) Snort
8 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (1.77%) Nagios
1 11 (1.77%) Puppet
2 9 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.13%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.97%) OpenAM
4 6 (0.97%) OpenIDM
5 5 (0.81%) Ansible
6 4 (0.64%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.48%) Control-M
8 2 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) Ambari
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 129 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.59%) Oracle
3 57 (9.18%) SAP
4 42 (6.76%) Cisco
5 37 (5.96%) VMware
6 24 (3.86%) IBM
7 22 (3.54%) ServiceNow
8 21 (3.38%) Adobe
8 21 (3.38%) CheckPoint
8 21 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (3.06%) ATG
10 18 (2.90%) hybris
11 17 (2.74%) Citrix
12 13 (2.09%) Splunk
13 12 (1.93%) Pega
13 12 (1.93%) Tableau
14 9 (1.45%) HP
15 8 (1.29%) Bloomberg
15 8 (1.29%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.29%) Nortel
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £825 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago