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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 319 259 292
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +33
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 309 349 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.99% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 199 198
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £450 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £57.50 £41.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.86% +37.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
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 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 149 £510 +2.00% 30
South East -32 54 £428 -3.93% 20
West Midlands +21 44 £426 +37.50% 8
East of England -12 28 £450 -7.69% 9
East Midlands +7 10 £450 +44.00% 7
South West -39 9 £550 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +1 8 £488 +20.00% 6
North West -30 6 £663 +65.62% 7
North East - - - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 123 (20.53%) Finance
2 120 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (19.53%) .NET
4 113 (18.86%) Oracle
5 102 (17.03%) Microsoft
6 100 (16.69%) Java
7 87 (14.52%) SQL
8 85 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 78 (13.02%) Web Services
10 73 (12.19%) SOA
11 70 (11.69%) TOGAF
11 70 (11.69%) Security Cleared
12 67 (11.19%) SQL Server
13 66 (11.02%) Migration
14 62 (10.35%) UNIX
15 61 (10.18%) C#
16 60 (10.02%) Windows
16 60 (10.02%) CRM
17 59 (9.85%) ITIL
17 59 (9.85%) Degree
18 57 (9.52%) SC Cleared
19 55 (9.18%) HTML
20 52 (8.68%) Scrum
21 49 (8.18%) SOAP
22 48 (8.01%) Project Management
23 47 (7.85%) JavaScript
24 45 (7.51%) Linux
24 45 (7.51%) Banking
24 45 (7.51%) Data Migration
25 44 (7.35%) VMware

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.34%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (3.34%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.84%) IIS
5 11 (1.84%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.34%) CMS
7 8 (1.34%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.67%) SAS
11 4 (0.67%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.50%) Apache
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.17%) MS Office
3 11 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.50%) MS Project
5 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Stata
6 1 (0.17%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.50%) SAP SD
4 7 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.83%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle FAH
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.01%) SaaS
2 11 (1.84%) Office 365
3 10 (1.67%) Force.com
4 8 (1.34%) PaaS
5 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.17%) IaaS
6 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.50%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.68%) Firewall
2 25 (4.17%) SAN
3 23 (3.84%) Internet
4 22 (3.67%) LDAP
5 13 (2.17%) DNS
5 13 (2.17%) HTTP
6 11 (1.84%) WAN
6 11 (1.84%) DHCP
6 11 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (1.84%) NAS
7 10 (1.67%) Intranet
8 9 (1.50%) LAN
8 9 (1.50%) VoIP
9 8 (1.34%) Wireless
10 7 (1.17%) VPN
11 6 (1.00%) Network Security
11 6 (1.00%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.50%) SSL
13 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.00%) Big Data
6 12 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.67%) MySQL
8 10 (1.67%) DB2
9 9 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (1.17%) SAP BW
11 7 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.00%) DataStage
12 6 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (2.17%) Ant
2 12 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.00%) Maven
3 10 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.00%) JIRA
4 6 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.00%) Rational Rose
4 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.83%) Toad
5 5 (0.83%) JUnit
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.83%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.67%) NUnit
7 3 (0.50%) Selenium
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.50%) MSI
8 2 (0.33%) Subversion
8 2 (0.33%) Introscope
8 2 (0.33%) Xcode
8 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 123 (20.53%) Finance
2 45 (7.51%) Banking
3 28 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.17%) Retail
5 15 (2.50%) Local Government
6 13 (2.17%) Marketing
7 11 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.34%) Military
9 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.00%) Back Office
10 5 (0.83%) Legal
11 4 (0.67%) Law
11 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.67%) Front Office
12 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 326 (54.42%) Architect
2 136 (22.70%) Technical Architect
3 107 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 88 (14.69%) Developer
5 48 (8.01%) Consultant
6 32 (5.34%) Analyst
7 31 (5.18%) Senior Architect
8 28 (4.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 23 (3.84%) Senior Developer
10 22 (3.67%) .NET Developer
11 17 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (2.67%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.50%) Data Architect
14 14 (2.34%) Java Developer
14 14 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (2.00%) SAP Architect
15 12 (2.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
16 11 (1.84%) Designer
16 11 (1.84%) Business Analyst
16 11 (1.84%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (19.53%) .NET
2 78 (13.02%) Web Services
3 55 (9.18%) HTML
4 49 (8.18%) SOAP
5 43 (7.18%) REST
6 36 (6.01%) Middleware
7 32 (5.34%) XML
8 30 (5.01%) ASP.NET
9 28 (4.67%) J2EE
9 28 (4.67%) .NET Framework
10 27 (4.51%) CSS
11 20 (3.34%) RESTful
12 19 (3.17%) HTML5
13 17 (2.84%) WCF
14 16 (2.67%) JSON
15 15 (2.50%) JSP
16 14 (2.34%) Spring
17 13 (2.17%) SAML
18 12 (2.00%) WinForms
18 12 (2.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.34%) Open Source
6 23 (3.84%) User Experience
7 22 (3.67%) NHS
8 18 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.84%) CESG
10 13 (2.17%) iPad
11 12 (2.00%) RMADS
11 12 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.50%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.50%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.34%) Clustering
14 7 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
15 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.35%) UNIX
2 60 (10.02%) Windows
3 45 (7.51%) Linux
4 24 (4.01%) AIX
5 14 (2.34%) Solaris
6 13 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.34%) Android
8 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
3 73 (12.19%) SOA
4 70 (11.69%) TOGAF
5 66 (11.02%) Migration
6 60 (10.02%) CRM
7 59 (9.85%) ITIL
8 52 (8.68%) Scrum
9 48 (8.01%) Project Management
10 45 (7.51%) Data Migration
11 38 (6.34%) Service Delivery
12 35 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (5.84%) Analytics
13 33 (5.51%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.51%) Content Management
14 27 (4.51%) Information Security
14 27 (4.51%) Data Management
15 26 (4.34%) Information Management
15 26 (4.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 100 (16.69%) Java
2 87 (14.52%) SQL
3 61 (10.18%) C#
4 47 (7.85%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.00%) Python
6 11 (1.84%) Apex Code
6 11 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.67%) C
8 9 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.34%) Perl
10 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.00%) C++
12 5 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.83%) SOQL
12 5 (0.83%) SOSL
13 4 (0.67%) Scala
14 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.50%) VB
14 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 59 (9.85%) Degree
3 57 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.67%) CISSP
5 7 (1.17%) ISSAP
6 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.83%) CCIE
8 4 (0.67%) CCNP
8 4 (0.67%) ISEB
8 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.67%) CISM
8 4 (0.67%) MCTS
9 3 (0.50%) MCITP
9 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.50%) NCDA
9 3 (0.50%) NCIE
9 3 (0.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.01%) SLA
2 17 (2.84%) QA
3 14 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.34%) COBIT
5 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.50%) Terminal Server
6 6 (1.00%) Nmap
7 4 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.50%) XenApp
8 3 (0.50%) XenServer
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Varnish
9 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.17%) vCloud
9 1 (0.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.50%) SCCM
2 8 (1.34%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.34%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 6 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.00%) Nessus
5 4 (0.67%) Puppet
6 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.50%) Nagios
6 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 113 (18.86%) Oracle
2 102 (17.03%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.35%) VMware
4 38 (6.34%) SAP
5 34 (5.68%) Cisco
6 33 (5.51%) IBM
7 23 (3.84%) HP
8 22 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (3.34%) Citrix
10 15 (2.50%) NetApp
10 15 (2.50%) Sybase
11 11 (1.84%) Juniper
12 10 (1.67%) Informatica
13 9 (1.50%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.50%) Teradata
14 8 (1.34%) Cognos
15 7 (1.17%) Lagan
16 6 (1.00%) BT
16 6 (1.00%) AccuRev
16 6 (1.00%) Splunk
England
CIVIWEB
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £670 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick Avenue
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth City Council
Rate: £69,696 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth City Council
Rate: £57,764 per annum plus market supplement negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago