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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 265 291 249
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 389 325 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.86% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 211 192
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +3 177 £500 -4.76% 42
South East +26 80 £450 - 18
North West -3 33 £500 +4.43% 10
South West +28 32 £475 +11.89% 3
East of England +23 29 £588 +6.81% 5
West Midlands -17 19 £500 +16.27% 4
Yorkshire -22 7 £450 -12.19% 8
East Midlands +4 4 £650 - 2
North East -2 3 £450 -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 196 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (25.22%) Java
3 148 (21.57%) Oracle
4 126 (18.37%) Finance
5 123 (17.93%) Microsoft
6 105 (15.31%) Windows
7 100 (14.58%) SQL
7 100 (14.58%) .NET
8 98 (14.29%) Web Services
9 96 (13.99%) SOA
10 93 (13.56%) Linux
10 93 (13.56%) SQL Server
11 84 (12.24%) JavaScript
12 73 (10.64%) HTML
12 73 (10.64%) Migration
13 71 (10.35%) C#
14 70 (10.20%) UNIX
15 69 (10.06%) Security Cleared
16 68 (9.91%) ITIL
17 64 (9.33%) Degree
18 62 (9.04%) VMware
19 60 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (8.45%) Banking
21 57 (8.31%) SAP
21 57 (8.31%) SC Cleared
22 55 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
23 53 (7.73%) E-Commerce
23 53 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
24 52 (7.58%) CSS
25 49 (7.14%) MS Excel

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 27 (3.94%) WebLogic
1 27 (3.94%) IIS
2 25 (3.64%) NetWeaver
3 21 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.48%) Apache
5 12 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.75%) CMS
6 10 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.31%) SAS
8 8 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.02%) Documentum
9 7 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.87%) Node.js
10 6 (0.87%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.73%) JBoss
11 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 49 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.90%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.87%) Mingle
5 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) SPSS
7 3 (0.44%) MS Project
8 1 (0.15%) Windchill
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.73%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 5 (0.73%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) Agresso
5 2 (0.29%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.15%) Exstream
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.04%) SaaS
2 13 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.17%) Office 365
4 6 (0.87%) PaaS
4 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.73%) Force.com
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.29%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.29%) Boomi
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
8 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.54%) VPN
2 33 (4.81%) Firewall
3 30 (4.37%) SAN
4 28 (4.08%) WAN
5 24 (3.50%) LDAP
5 24 (3.50%) LAN
6 23 (3.35%) SSL
7 17 (2.48%) DNS
8 15 (2.19%) Internet
9 13 (1.90%) IPsec
10 12 (1.75%) MPLS
11 11 (1.60%) Network Security
12 10 (1.46%) VoIP
12 10 (1.46%) Ethernet
13 9 (1.31%) Intranet
13 9 (1.31%) BGP
13 9 (1.31%) DHCP
14 8 (1.17%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.17%) DSL
15 7 (1.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 26 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.62%) SAP HANA
9 15 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.04%) MySQL
11 13 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.90%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.60%) MS Access
13 11 (1.60%) Big Data
14 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.46%) OLTP
15 9 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.17%) Data Mining
17 7 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.04%) Maven
3 11 (1.60%) JUnit
4 10 (1.46%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.17%) YourKit
6 8 (1.17%) VisualVM
7 7 (1.02%) NUnit
8 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.73%) JIRA
8 5 (0.73%) Selenium
9 4 (0.58%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.58%) Subversion
10 3 (0.44%) JMeter
10 3 (0.44%) Lombardi
10 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.44%) Bower
10 3 (0.44%) Grunt
10 3 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 126 (18.37%) Finance
2 58 (8.45%) Banking
3 40 (5.83%) Retail
4 33 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.19%) Legal
6 12 (1.75%) Marketing
7 6 (0.87%) Billing
7 6 (0.87%) Publishing
8 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.58%) French Language
9 4 (0.58%) Local Government
9 4 (0.58%) Games
9 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Military
10 2 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 366 (53.35%) Architect
2 161 (23.47%) Technical Architect
3 116 (16.91%) Developer
4 109 (15.89%) Solutions Architect
5 56 (8.16%) Consultant
6 43 (6.27%) Designer
7 41 (5.98%) Infrastructure Architect
8 37 (5.39%) Analyst
9 35 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 30 (4.37%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.79%) Java Developer
12 24 (3.50%) Solutions Designer
13 22 (3.21%) Technical Developer
13 22 (3.21%) Technical Consultant
14 21 (3.06%) SAP Architect
15 20 (2.92%) ITSM Consultant
15 20 (2.92%) ServiceNow Consultant
15 20 (2.92%) ServiceNow Developer
15 20 (2.92%) .NET Developer
16 18 (2.62%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (14.58%) .NET
2 98 (14.29%) Web Services
3 73 (10.64%) HTML
4 52 (7.58%) CSS
5 48 (7.00%) XML
6 46 (6.71%) SOAP
7 45 (6.56%) ASP.NET
8 40 (5.83%) Middleware
9 31 (4.52%) Ajax
10 27 (3.94%) J2EE
11 26 (3.79%) HTML5
12 25 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (3.50%) REST
14 23 (3.35%) JMS
15 20 (2.92%) Spring
15 20 (2.92%) COM
16 19 (2.77%) jQuery
17 18 (2.62%) RESTful
17 18 (2.62%) AngularJS
18 17 (2.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.35%) Open Source
5 20 (2.92%) CMDB
6 18 (2.62%) User Experience
7 16 (2.33%) Data Integration
8 15 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.90%) DataPower
10 12 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.75%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.75%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.75%) GIS
10 12 (1.75%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.60%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.46%) NHS
13 9 (1.31%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.31%) Wiki
14 8 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 105 (15.31%) Windows
2 93 (13.56%) Linux
3 70 (10.20%) UNIX
4 26 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.64%) AIX
6 24 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.77%) Solaris
7 19 (2.77%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.17%) Android
10 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.44%) MVS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.44%) VME
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (13.99%) SOA
3 73 (10.64%) Migration
4 68 (9.91%) ITIL
5 55 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 53 (7.73%) E-Commerce
7 42 (6.12%) ERP
7 42 (6.12%) Service Management
8 40 (5.83%) TOGAF
8 40 (5.83%) Project Management
9 36 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (4.96%) CRM
11 33 (4.81%) Scrum
11 33 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (4.52%) Data Modelling
13 29 (4.23%) Mentoring
14 27 (3.94%) MVC
14 27 (3.94%) TDD
14 27 (3.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 173 (25.22%) Java
2 100 (14.58%) SQL
3 84 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 71 (10.35%) C#
5 35 (5.10%) Python
6 19 (2.77%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.90%) VBA
7 13 (1.90%) C
7 13 (1.90%) Scala
8 12 (1.75%) VB
9 10 (1.46%) C++
9 10 (1.46%) Ruby
10 6 (0.87%) R
10 6 (0.87%) PHP
10 6 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.73%) VB6
11 5 (0.73%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.58%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 64 (9.33%) Degree
3 57 (8.31%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.19%) CISSP
6 12 (1.75%) CCNP
7 11 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.17%) CCIE
10 7 (1.02%) CISM
11 6 (0.87%) CCNA
11 6 (0.87%) CCDP
11 6 (0.87%) MCSE
12 5 (0.73%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.58%) CCIP
13 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.58%) ISSAP
14 3 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.06%) QA
2 14 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.17%) COBIT
5 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.87%) SLA
7 2 (0.29%) GMP
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.31%) vSphere
5 5 (0.73%) HDFS
5 5 (0.73%) XenApp
6 4 (0.58%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.44%) GPFS
8 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (2.92%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (1.31%) SCCM
3 5 (0.73%) Puppet
3 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.73%) SCOM
4 3 (0.44%) Nmap
4 3 (0.44%) Nessus
4 3 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.44%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) Graphite
5 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.15%) WMI
6 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 148 (21.57%) Oracle
2 123 (17.93%) Microsoft
3 62 (9.04%) VMware
4 57 (8.31%) SAP
5 31 (4.52%) Citrix
6 27 (3.94%) Cisco
6 27 (3.94%) IBM
7 22 (3.21%) HP
8 20 (2.92%) ServiceNow
9 16 (2.33%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.04%) Adobe
11 13 (1.90%) Juniper
11 13 (1.90%) Informatica
11 13 (1.90%) Pega
12 11 (1.60%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.31%) Tandberg
14 8 (1.17%) hybris
14 8 (1.17%) Sybase
14 8 (1.17%) Telerik
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits (FIXED TERM CONTRACT)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago