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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 251 320 250
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -70
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 478 303 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.78% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 195 221
Average daily rate
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£498 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £364 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -60.86%
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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +12 186 £505 +1.00% 44
South East +62 128 £450 +5.26% 19
West Midlands +9 43 £450 +5.88% 2
North West 0 35 £475 -36.66% 11
East of England +7 29 £478 +6.11% 2
Yorkshire -12 19 £440 -32.30% 7
South West -3 12 £500 -2.43% 5
Midlands - 8 £650 -
North East - 7 £628 -
East Midlands -16 5 £550 +22.22%
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 215 (25.41%) Oracle
2 195 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (19.74%) Finance
4 149 (17.61%) Java
5 119 (14.07%) SQL Server
6 112 (13.24%) .NET
6 112 (13.24%) SQL
7 111 (13.12%) Microsoft
8 110 (13.00%) Windows
9 109 (12.88%) Migration
10 107 (12.65%) SOA
11 99 (11.70%) Banking
12 97 (11.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 96 (11.35%) Security Cleared
13 96 (11.35%) Linux
14 87 (10.28%) TOGAF
15 83 (9.81%) Data Modelling
16 82 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
17 79 (9.34%) UNIX
18 76 (8.98%) SC Cleared
19 71 (8.39%) JavaScript
20 70 (8.27%) Scrum
20 70 (8.27%) Relational Database
20 70 (8.27%) Data Centre
21 69 (8.16%) Degree
21 69 (8.16%) Project Management
22 66 (7.80%) HTML
22 66 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
23 65 (7.68%) Web Services
24 62 (7.33%) Oracle Database

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 38 (4.49%) WebLogic
2 28 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.72%) CMS
4 22 (2.60%) IIS
5 18 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.01%) NetWeaver
7 16 (1.89%) SAP EP
8 14 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (1.65%) Apache
9 12 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.30%) JBoss
10 11 (1.30%) SAS
11 10 (1.18%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.06%) MQSeries
12 9 (1.06%) Node.js
13 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.83%) Mule
14 6 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.30%) MS Office
3 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.30%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (1.06%) SAP FI-CA
2 9 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (1.06%) SAP CRM
2 9 (1.06%) SAP MDM
3 8 (0.95%) SAP EWM
4 7 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.83%) SAP HCM
4 7 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.83%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.83%) SAP QM
4 7 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.71%) SAP APO
5 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.59%) Agresso
7 4 (0.47%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.83%) SaaS
4 6 (0.71%) GitHub
5 5 (0.59%) Office 365
6 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.35%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.24%) PaaS
8 2 (0.24%) IaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.24%) Boomi
9 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.12%) Taleo
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.61%) Firewall
2 29 (3.43%) WAN
2 29 (3.43%) VPN
3 27 (3.19%) SAN
4 25 (2.96%) LAN
5 21 (2.48%) Internet
6 20 (2.36%) LDAP
7 19 (2.25%) Wireless
8 18 (2.13%) HTTP
9 16 (1.89%) IPsec
9 16 (1.89%) Intranet
10 15 (1.77%) SSL
11 14 (1.65%) OSPF
11 14 (1.65%) BGP
12 13 (1.54%) DNS
13 12 (1.42%) MPLS
14 11 (1.30%) VoIP
15 10 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (1.06%) Network Security
16 9 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 66 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (7.33%) Oracle Database
5 35 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (3.43%) RDBMS
9 27 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (2.36%) Big Data
13 19 (2.25%) MongoDB
13 19 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (2.13%) DB2
15 16 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.65%) Oracle Discoverer
16 14 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
17 13 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (4.85%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.01%) Maven
4 14 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.30%) JIRA
7 10 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.18%) ANTLR
8 9 (1.06%) JUnit
8 9 (1.06%) Subversion
9 8 (0.95%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.95%) VisualVM
9 8 (0.95%) YourKit
10 7 (0.83%) Rational Rose
11 6 (0.71%) NUnit
11 6 (0.71%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.71%) Selenium
11 6 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 167 (19.74%) Finance
2 99 (11.70%) Banking
3 57 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 44 (5.20%) Retail
5 33 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.60%) Military
7 21 (2.48%) Marketing
8 17 (2.01%) Legal
9 14 (1.65%) Billing
10 12 (1.42%) Law
10 12 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.71%) Front Office
12 6 (0.71%) French Language
13 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.59%) Automotive
14 4 (0.47%) Advertising
15 3 (0.35%) Publishing
15 3 (0.35%) Back Office
15 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 482 (56.97%) Architect
2 175 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 169 (19.98%) Technical Architect
4 111 (13.12%) Developer
5 57 (6.74%) Consultant
6 56 (6.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 49 (5.79%) Analyst
8 31 (3.66%) Senior Developer
8 31 (3.66%) Designer
9 28 (3.31%) SAP Architect
10 27 (3.19%) .NET Developer
11 26 (3.07%) Business Analyst
11 26 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
12 25 (2.96%) Project Manager
12 25 (2.96%) Oracle Architect
13 24 (2.84%) Java Developer
14 23 (2.72%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 20 (2.36%) Lead Architect
16 19 (2.25%) Solutions Designer
17 18 (2.13%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (13.24%) .NET
2 66 (7.80%) HTML
3 65 (7.68%) Web Services
4 50 (5.91%) Middleware
5 48 (5.67%) REST
6 47 (5.56%) XML
7 44 (5.20%) SOAP
8 43 (5.08%) ASP.NET
8 43 (5.08%) CSS
9 37 (4.37%) HTML5
10 35 (4.14%) J2EE
11 26 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (2.96%) AngularJS
13 24 (2.84%) .NET Framework
13 24 (2.84%) JSON
14 23 (2.72%) WCF
14 23 (2.72%) Spring
15 21 (2.48%) Apache Thrift
16 19 (2.25%) XACML
16 19 (2.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 43 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.61%) Data Integration
5 27 (3.19%) User Experience
6 26 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.89%) Mainframe
9 14 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.42%) Wiki
11 11 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.18%) Clustering
12 10 (1.18%) PKI
13 9 (1.06%) DataPower
14 8 (0.95%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.95%) W3C
15 7 (0.83%) Cryptography
15 7 (0.83%) CMDB
15 7 (0.83%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 110 (13.00%) Windows
2 96 (11.35%) Linux
3 79 (9.34%) UNIX
4 28 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.72%) AIX
6 22 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.25%) Solaris
8 15 (1.77%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.42%) HPUX
11 8 (0.95%) Android
12 6 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.47%) zOS
14 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.35%) VME
15 3 (0.35%) MVS
16 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (12.88%) Migration
3 107 (12.65%) SOA
4 97 (11.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 87 (10.28%) TOGAF
6 83 (9.81%) Data Modelling
7 70 (8.27%) Scrum
8 69 (8.16%) Project Management
9 61 (7.21%) Analytics
10 51 (6.03%) ETL
10 51 (6.03%) E-Commerce
10 51 (6.03%) Information Security
11 50 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (5.91%) Data Management
11 50 (5.91%) ITIL
12 49 (5.79%) Open Source
13 47 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (5.44%) CRM
15 42 (4.96%) Data Migration
16 41 (4.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 149 (17.61%) Java
2 112 (13.24%) SQL
3 71 (8.39%) JavaScript
4 57 (6.74%) C#
5 35 (4.14%) Python
6 13 (1.54%) C
7 12 (1.42%) VB
7 12 (1.42%) R
8 11 (1.30%) Scala
8 11 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.18%) Perl
10 9 (1.06%) VBA
10 9 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.95%) VB6
12 7 (0.83%) PHP
12 7 (0.83%) COBOL
13 6 (0.71%) ABAP
14 5 (0.59%) C++
14 5 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 76 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 69 (8.16%) Degree
4 21 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.65%) CISSP
7 13 (1.54%) CCNP
7 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.83%) JNCIS
9 7 (0.83%) CCNA
10 6 (0.71%) MCSE
11 5 (0.59%) MCSA
11 5 (0.59%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (0.59%) CCSA
11 5 (0.59%) CCSE
12 4 (0.47%) ISEB
13 3 (0.35%) CCDP
13 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.31%) QA
2 23 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.95%) SLA
6 3 (0.35%) TickIT
6 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 46 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.06%) vSphere
5 8 (0.95%) PowerHA
6 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.59%) Snort
7 5 (0.59%) Squid
8 4 (0.47%) vCloud
9 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.24%) XenApp
10 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.24%) GPFS
11 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.12%) IAG
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.30%) Puppet
3 7 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (0.71%) SCCM
5 5 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.24%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
7 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.12%) Graylog
8 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 215 (25.41%) Oracle
2 111 (13.12%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.09%) SAP
4 56 (6.62%) VMware
5 51 (6.03%) IBM
6 44 (5.20%) Cisco
7 30 (3.55%) Citrix
8 28 (3.31%) Adobe
9 26 (3.07%) Juniper
10 23 (2.72%) HP
11 21 (2.48%) Informatica
12 20 (2.36%) TIBCO
13 18 (2.13%) Pega
14 12 (1.42%) Talend
15 11 (1.30%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.30%) webMethods
15 11 (1.30%) Websense
16 10 (1.18%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.18%) SolarWinds
16 10 (1.18%) Netezza
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