The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 294 230 286
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +56
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 332 329 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.05% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 195 210
Average daily rate £495 £500 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Technical Architecture
UK

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 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -10 180 £525 -4.54% 43
South East -60 49 £450 - 11
East of England -16 29 £550 +29.41% 7
West Midlands +1 24 £430 -16.09% 7
North West -4 17 £479 +32.98% 6
Yorkshire -13 12 £513 +20.58% 7
South West -23 10 £425 +13.26% 11
East Midlands -17 5 - - 3
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 1 £450 - 1
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 117 (18.87%) Java
2 113 (18.23%) Oracle
3 105 (16.94%) SOA
4 104 (16.77%) Enterprise Architecture
5 99 (15.97%) Finance
6 91 (14.68%) Microsoft
7 84 (13.55%) TOGAF
8 70 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (11.13%) Project Management
10 66 (10.65%) JavaScript
11 65 (10.48%) HTML
12 64 (10.32%) SQL
12 64 (10.32%) ITIL
13 61 (9.84%) Linux
13 61 (9.84%) Degree
14 59 (9.52%) .NET
15 58 (9.35%) Relational Database
16 57 (9.19%) SQL Server
17 56 (9.03%) Windows
17 56 (9.03%) Middleware
18 54 (8.71%) Banking
19 52 (8.39%) C#
20 51 (8.23%) Web Services
21 47 (7.58%) MS Excel
22 46 (7.42%) CRM
22 46 (7.42%) Scrum
23 45 (7.26%) Management Information System
24 43 (6.94%) Security Cleared
24 43 (6.94%) Retail
25 41 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (4.52%) WebLogic
2 26 (4.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 24 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.26%) IIS
7 9 (1.45%) Liferay
8 8 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.81%) Apache
9 5 (0.81%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.65%) Mule
11 3 (0.48%) AquaLogic
12 2 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.32%) Confluence
12 2 (0.32%) Drupal
12 2 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.42%) MS Office
3 12 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.13%) Casewise Modeler
6 6 (0.97%) MS Project
7 2 (0.32%) Mingle
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.16%) Maya
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.65%) Summit
6 3 (0.48%) HFM
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.71%) SaaS
2 14 (2.26%) PaaS
3 12 (1.94%) IaaS
4 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.81%) Force.com
6 3 (0.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.06%) LAN
1 19 (3.06%) WAN
2 17 (2.74%) VPN
3 15 (2.42%) SAN
4 12 (1.94%) Firewall
4 12 (1.94%) Wireless
4 12 (1.94%) LDAP
5 11 (1.77%) SSL
6 10 (1.61%) Internet
6 10 (1.61%) HTTP
7 6 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.97%) SMTP
8 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.81%) Intranet
8 5 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.65%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.65%) DNS
10 3 (0.48%) DHCP
10 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.35%) Relational Database
2 57 (9.19%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (5.16%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.87%) RDBMS
5 23 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (2.74%) Big Data
7 15 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.13%) DB2
10 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.97%) MySQL
12 5 (0.81%) Essbase
12 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.48%) DTS
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 23 (3.71%) Maven
3 21 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 18 (2.90%) JUnit
5 16 (2.58%) Subversion
6 10 (1.61%) ANTLR
6 10 (1.61%) Selenium
6 10 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.29%) Ant
8 7 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.13%) Hudson
9 6 (0.97%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.65%) EasyMock
11 4 (0.65%) Mockito
11 4 (0.65%) JIRA
11 4 (0.65%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.48%) AdminStudio
General
1 99 (15.97%) Finance
2 54 (8.71%) Banking
3 43 (6.94%) Retail
4 22 (3.55%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.94%) Billing
7 9 (1.45%) Marketing
8 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.48%) Back Office
10 3 (0.48%) Games
10 3 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.32%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 355 (57.26%) Architect
2 129 (20.81%) Solutions Architect
3 114 (18.39%) Technical Architect
4 73 (11.77%) Developer
5 44 (7.10%) Senior Architect
6 39 (6.29%) Enterprise Architect
7 35 (5.65%) Analyst
8 33 (5.32%) Consultant
9 23 (3.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 23 (3.71%) Java Developer
10 22 (3.55%) Business Analyst
11 21 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 20 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.74%) .NET Developer
13 17 (2.74%) Designer
13 17 (2.74%) Senior Enterprise Architect
14 15 (2.42%) Lead Architect
14 15 (2.42%) CRM Architect
15 14 (2.26%) Oracle Architect
16 13 (2.10%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.48%) HTML
2 59 (9.52%) .NET
3 56 (9.03%) Middleware
4 51 (8.23%) Web Services
5 40 (6.45%) CSS
6 37 (5.97%) SOAP
7 35 (5.65%) XML
8 34 (5.48%) Spring
9 33 (5.32%) J2EE
10 30 (4.84%) JMS
11 23 (3.71%) jQuery
11 23 (3.71%) REST
12 21 (3.39%) ASP.NET
13 20 (3.23%) XACML
13 20 (3.23%) JSP
14 19 (3.06%) Hibernate
15 17 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
16 16 (2.58%) JSON
17 15 (2.42%) Ajax
17 15 (2.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 20 (3.23%) Open Source
3 16 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.42%) Data Integration
4 15 (2.42%) Mobile Computing
5 13 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (1.61%) GIS
6 10 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.45%) NHS
7 9 (1.45%) CMDB
8 8 (1.29%) IVR
9 6 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.97%) Clustering
10 5 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
10 5 (0.81%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.84%) Linux
2 56 (9.03%) Windows
3 40 (6.45%) UNIX
4 19 (3.06%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.58%) Solaris
6 13 (2.10%) AIX
7 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.29%) VME
9 8 (1.29%) MVS
10 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.13%) Android
11 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.48%) VMS
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.94%) SOA
2 104 (16.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 84 (13.55%) TOGAF
4 70 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (11.13%) Project Management
6 64 (10.32%) ITIL
7 46 (7.42%) CRM
7 46 (7.42%) Scrum
8 41 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (6.13%) TDD
9 38 (6.13%) Service Management
10 36 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 36 (5.81%) Migration
11 34 (5.48%) UML
11 34 (5.48%) PRINCE2
12 33 (5.32%) Information Management
13 32 (5.16%) Data Modelling
14 31 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (5.00%) Service Delivery
15 30 (4.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 117 (18.87%) Java
2 66 (10.65%) JavaScript
3 64 (10.32%) SQL
4 52 (8.39%) C#
5 29 (4.68%) Python
6 16 (2.58%) C++
7 14 (2.26%) Perl
8 13 (2.10%) Ruby
9 11 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.45%) Scala
11 6 (0.97%) C
12 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.81%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.48%) PHP
15 2 (0.32%) VB
15 2 (0.32%) RPG
16 1 (0.16%) XQuery
16 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 61 (9.84%) Degree
2 43 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.29%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.29%) CISSP
5 6 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.81%) CCNP
6 5 (0.81%) CISM
6 5 (0.81%) ISEB
6 5 (0.81%) ISSAP
7 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) CCDA
10 1 (0.16%) CCDP
10 1 (0.16%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.45%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) COBIT
2 8 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.81%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.32%) P3O
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.13%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.81%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.65%) XenApp
6 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.48%) Nmap
7 2 (0.32%) vCloud
7 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.32%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) PowerConvert
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
3 8 (1.29%) Puppet
4 7 (1.13%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.13%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.65%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.65%) SCCM
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
7 3 (0.48%) Nessus
7 3 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
7 3 (0.48%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.16%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 113 (18.23%) Oracle
2 91 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.32%) IBM
4 32 (5.16%) SAP
5 26 (4.19%) Cisco
6 18 (2.90%) VMware
6 18 (2.90%) HP
7 17 (2.74%) TIBCO
8 15 (2.42%) Remedy
9 13 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.94%) BMC
10 12 (1.94%) Citrix
11 10 (1.61%) Telerik
11 10 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.61%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.45%) Siebel
12 9 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.45%) Avaya
13 8 (1.29%) Casewise
13 8 (1.29%) Juniper
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Steria
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London Arena
HFG
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £607.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £607.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago