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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 311 252 306
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +54
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 309 373 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.77% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 182
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.04 - £41.71
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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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 -14 169 £505 +4.12% 51
South East -40 50 £428 -0.58% 12
West Midlands +9 36 £426 +42.08% 9
East of England -15 27 £450 -7.69% 9
East Midlands +3 9 £450 +12.50% 3
South West -49 7 £488 +21.87% 7
Yorkshire -1 6 £650 +67.74% 2
North West -14 4 £750 +150.00% 5
North East - - - - 1
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 128 (21.23%) Finance
2 116 (19.24%) Oracle
3 109 (18.08%) Java
4 108 (17.91%) .NET
5 100 (16.58%) Microsoft
6 96 (15.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 81 (13.43%) Web Services
7 81 (13.43%) TOGAF
8 79 (13.10%) SQL
9 77 (12.77%) SOA
10 65 (10.78%) Security Cleared
11 62 (10.28%) Degree
12 61 (10.12%) HTML
12 61 (10.12%) SQL Server
13 60 (9.95%) Migration
14 58 (9.62%) UNIX
14 58 (9.62%) Windows
15 56 (9.29%) ITIL
16 55 (9.12%) C#
16 55 (9.12%) Scrum
17 53 (8.79%) Project Management
18 52 (8.62%) SOAP
19 51 (8.46%) SC Cleared
20 50 (8.29%) JavaScript
20 50 (8.29%) CRM
21 48 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
22 47 (7.79%) Banking
23 46 (7.63%) REST
24 41 (6.80%) Data Migration
25 40 (6.63%) VMware

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.32%) IIS
3 18 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.83%) CMS
10 5 (0.83%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.83%) Liferay
11 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.66%) SAS
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.50%) Apache
12 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.99%) MS Office
3 10 (1.66%) MS Project
3 10 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.17%) Stata
6 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.49%) SAP SD
4 8 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.83%) TRIRIGA
7 4 (0.66%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.15%) SaaS
2 9 (1.49%) Force.com
3 8 (1.33%) Office 365
4 7 (1.16%) PaaS
5 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.48%) Firewall
2 24 (3.98%) Internet
2 24 (3.98%) SAN
3 18 (2.99%) LDAP
4 13 (2.16%) HTTP
5 11 (1.82%) WAN
5 11 (1.82%) NAS
6 10 (1.66%) Intranet
6 10 (1.66%) VPN
7 9 (1.49%) DNS
7 9 (1.49%) VoIP
8 8 (1.33%) LAN
8 8 (1.33%) Wireless
9 7 (1.16%) DHCP
10 6 (1.00%) Network Security
10 6 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.00%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.83%) SSL
12 3 (0.50%) IPsec
12 3 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.15%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.16%) Big Data
8 12 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.66%) MySQL
10 9 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.33%) DB2
12 7 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.16%) DataStage
13 6 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.82%) Maven
4 10 (1.66%) Ant
5 8 (1.33%) Rational Rose
6 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.00%) JUnit
7 5 (0.83%) Toad
7 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.83%) JIRA
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.66%) Selenium
8 4 (0.66%) NUnit
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.50%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.50%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.33%) jMock
10 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.33%) Gradle
General
1 128 (21.23%) Finance
2 47 (7.79%) Banking
3 29 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.48%) Retail
5 12 (1.99%) Local Government
5 12 (1.99%) Marketing
6 11 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.33%) Military
8 6 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.00%) Back Office
9 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.50%) Legal
10 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Front Office
10 3 (0.50%) Billing
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 336 (55.72%) Architect
2 132 (21.89%) Technical Architect
3 118 (19.57%) Solutions Architect
4 87 (14.43%) Developer
5 40 (6.63%) Consultant
6 35 (5.80%) Senior Architect
7 31 (5.14%) Analyst
8 30 (4.98%) Enterprise Architect
9 24 (3.98%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (2.82%) Project Manager
12 16 (2.65%) C# Developer
12 16 (2.65%) Java Developer
13 15 (2.49%) Data Architect
14 14 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (2.32%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 11 (1.82%) Business Analyst
16 10 (1.66%) Salesforce.com Architect
16 10 (1.66%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (17.91%) .NET
2 81 (13.43%) Web Services
3 61 (10.12%) HTML
4 52 (8.62%) SOAP
5 46 (7.63%) REST
6 40 (6.63%) Middleware
7 33 (5.47%) XML
8 30 (4.98%) CSS
8 30 (4.98%) J2EE
9 29 (4.81%) ASP.NET
10 23 (3.81%) .NET Framework
11 18 (2.99%) HTML5
12 17 (2.82%) WCF
12 17 (2.82%) JSON
13 16 (2.65%) RESTful
13 16 (2.65%) JSP
14 15 (2.49%) Spring
15 14 (2.32%) WinForms
16 13 (2.16%) Ajax
17 12 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 31 (5.14%) Open Source
3 29 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.32%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.15%) NHS
7 10 (1.66%) CESG
8 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.16%) Clustering
10 7 (1.16%) iPad
11 5 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.83%) RMADS
11 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.66%) DataPower
13 3 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.62%) UNIX
1 58 (9.62%) Windows
2 38 (6.30%) Linux
3 22 (3.65%) AIX
4 15 (2.49%) Solaris
5 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.16%) Android
10 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.92%) Enterprise Architecture
2 81 (13.43%) TOGAF
3 77 (12.77%) SOA
4 60 (9.95%) Migration
5 56 (9.29%) ITIL
6 55 (9.12%) Scrum
7 53 (8.79%) Project Management
8 50 (8.29%) CRM
9 48 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (6.80%) Data Migration
11 35 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 34 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (5.14%) Analytics
14 30 (4.98%) OO
14 30 (4.98%) Information Management
15 28 (4.64%) E-Commerce
16 27 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (4.48%) Content Management
17 26 (4.31%) UML
18 25 (4.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 109 (18.08%) Java
2 79 (13.10%) SQL
3 55 (9.12%) C#
4 50 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.66%) Apex Code
5 10 (1.66%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.66%) Python
5 10 (1.66%) C
6 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.00%) Perl
9 5 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 5 (0.83%) C++
9 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.50%) VB
10 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.50%) RPG
10 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.33%) Scala
11 2 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.28%) Degree
3 51 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.66%) CISSP
5 7 (1.16%) ISSAP
6 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.83%) CCNP
7 5 (0.83%) ISEB
8 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.66%) CCIE
8 4 (0.66%) CISM
9 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CCDP
10 2 (0.33%) CISA
10 2 (0.33%) CCNA
10 2 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.16%) SLA
2 10 (1.66%) QA
3 9 (1.49%) COBIT
4 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.49%) Terminal Server
6 6 (1.00%) Nmap
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.17%) GPFS
8 1 (0.17%) Varnish
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.33%) SCCM
3 7 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.00%) Nessus
5 5 (0.83%) Puppet
6 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.66%) Nagios
7 3 (0.50%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.17%) Oozie
9 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 116 (19.24%) Oracle
2 100 (16.58%) Microsoft
3 40 (6.63%) VMware
3 40 (6.63%) SAP
4 32 (5.31%) IBM
5 28 (4.64%) Cisco
6 21 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (3.32%) HP
8 17 (2.82%) Citrix
9 15 (2.49%) Sybase
10 13 (2.16%) NetApp
11 10 (1.66%) Informatica
11 10 (1.66%) Teradata
12 9 (1.49%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.49%) Siebel
13 8 (1.33%) AccuRev
14 7 (1.16%) BT
14 7 (1.16%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.00%) hybris
15 6 (1.00%) ServiceNow
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DSR Europe
Rate: Excellent market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £540 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Posted: 16 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth City Council
Rate: £57,764 per annum plus market supplement negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago