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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 256 309 262
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -47
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 409 285 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.77% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 163 164
Average daily rate
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£475 £473 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £41.58 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.58 -
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
38825 37125 33654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.37% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25541 23575 20700
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1126 1021
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +8 175 £498 -0.50% 49
South East +28 94 £450 -5.26% 15
South West +20 29 £500 +9.89% 8
West Midlands +4 28 £450 -2.17% 3
North West +3 24 £488 +72.56% 9
East of England -2 21 £470 +4.44% 6
Yorkshire -11 20 £463 +23.33% 9
East Midlands -9 7 £650 +44.44% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 1 £445 -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 204 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (24.50%) Oracle
3 182 (22.64%) Java
4 146 (18.16%) Finance
5 130 (16.17%) Microsoft
6 126 (15.67%) SOA
7 125 (15.55%) SQL
7 125 (15.55%) Windows
8 121 (15.05%) .NET
9 116 (14.43%) SQL Server
10 101 (12.56%) Linux
11 90 (11.19%) Migration
12 88 (10.95%) Web Services
12 88 (10.95%) Enterprise Architecture
13 83 (10.32%) JavaScript
14 81 (10.07%) Degree
15 78 (9.70%) UNIX
16 76 (9.45%) Banking
17 72 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (8.83%) SAP
18 71 (8.83%) Data Centre
19 70 (8.71%) C#
19 70 (8.71%) Security Cleared
20 69 (8.58%) HTML
21 68 (8.46%) TOGAF
22 64 (7.96%) ITIL
22 64 (7.96%) E-Commerce
23 63 (7.84%) Relational Database
24 61 (7.59%) VMware
25 60 (7.46%) Middleware

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 36 (4.48%) WebLogic
2 30 (3.73%) NetWeaver
3 27 (3.36%) IIS
3 27 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.24%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.74%) Apache
6 14 (1.74%) CMS
7 13 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.49%) SAS
9 11 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.24%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.24%) Documentum
10 10 (1.24%) SAP EP
11 9 (1.12%) JBoss
11 9 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.00%) Node.js
13 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.62%) MS Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) SPSS
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.00%) SAP MDM
3 7 (0.87%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.75%) SAP FI-CA
5 5 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (0.62%) Agresso
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.50%) SAP EWM
6 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.37%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (1.74%) SaaS
2 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.24%) Office 365
4 4 (0.50%) Force.com
4 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.25%) Taleo
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.25%) Boomi
7 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.12%) Route 53
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.98%) Firewall
2 32 (3.98%) VPN
3 30 (3.73%) SAN
4 27 (3.36%) LDAP
5 21 (2.61%) DNS
5 21 (2.61%) Internet
6 20 (2.49%) WAN
6 20 (2.49%) LAN
7 16 (1.99%) SSL
8 14 (1.74%) DHCP
9 13 (1.62%) Intranet
9 13 (1.62%) IPsec
10 11 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.12%) Wireless
11 9 (1.12%) Network Security
11 9 (1.12%) HTTP
12 8 (1.00%) DSL
12 8 (1.00%) MPLS
13 7 (0.87%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 53 (6.59%) Oracle Database
4 40 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 25 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (2.49%) SAP HANA
10 19 (2.36%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.99%) Big Data
12 13 (1.62%) MS Access
13 12 (1.49%) DB2
13 12 (1.49%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (1.24%) MySQL
16 9 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (2.36%) Maven
3 13 (1.62%) JUnit
3 13 (1.62%) Eclipse
3 13 (1.62%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.37%) VisualVM
5 11 (1.37%) YourKit
6 9 (1.12%) NUnit
7 7 (0.87%) JIRA
7 7 (0.87%) Rational Rose
7 7 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.75%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.75%) Subversion
9 5 (0.62%) Selenium
10 4 (0.50%) Lombardi
10 4 (0.50%) Ant
10 4 (0.50%) ANTLR
General
1 146 (18.16%) Finance
2 76 (9.45%) Banking
3 51 (6.34%) Retail
4 37 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.49%) Marketing
7 17 (2.11%) Legal
8 11 (1.37%) Billing
9 8 (1.00%) French Language
10 7 (0.87%) Publishing
11 6 (0.75%) Law
12 5 (0.62%) Back Office
13 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.50%) Advertising
13 4 (0.50%) Military
13 4 (0.50%) Local Government
13 4 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 431 (53.61%) Architect
2 174 (21.64%) Technical Architect
3 147 (18.28%) Solutions Architect
4 124 (15.42%) Developer
5 66 (8.21%) Consultant
6 45 (5.60%) Analyst
6 45 (5.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 35 (4.35%) Designer
8 34 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 32 (3.98%) SAP Architect
10 30 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 29 (3.61%) .NET Developer
12 23 (2.86%) C# Developer
12 23 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
13 17 (2.11%) Project Manager
13 17 (2.11%) Business Analyst
13 17 (2.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 16 (1.99%) Data Architect
15 15 (1.87%) Web Developer
15 15 (1.87%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (15.05%) .NET
2 88 (10.95%) Web Services
3 69 (8.58%) HTML
4 60 (7.46%) Middleware
5 53 (6.59%) XML
6 43 (5.35%) ASP.NET
6 43 (5.35%) CSS
7 39 (4.85%) J2EE
8 37 (4.60%) HTML5
9 36 (4.48%) REST
9 36 (4.48%) SOAP
10 31 (3.86%) Spring
11 28 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (3.23%) Ajax
12 26 (3.23%) WCF
13 24 (2.99%) JMS
14 23 (2.86%) .NET Framework
15 20 (2.49%) RESTful
15 20 (2.49%) AngularJS
16 17 (2.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (8.83%) Data Centre
3 45 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 21 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.49%) User Experience
6 20 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.24%) DataPower
8 17 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.49%) CMDB
10 12 (1.49%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.37%) Wiki
11 11 (1.37%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.24%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.24%) Clustering
12 10 (1.24%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 8 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.55%) Windows
2 101 (12.56%) Linux
3 78 (9.70%) UNIX
4 36 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (3.48%) AIX
7 21 (2.61%) Solaris
8 20 (2.49%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.00%) Android
12 7 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.62%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.37%) HPUX
16 3 (0.37%) VME
16 3 (0.37%) MVS
17 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (15.67%) SOA
3 90 (11.19%) Migration
4 88 (10.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 68 (8.46%) TOGAF
6 64 (7.96%) E-Commerce
6 64 (7.96%) ITIL
7 55 (6.84%) Scrum
8 53 (6.59%) CRM
8 53 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 51 (6.34%) Project Management
10 48 (5.97%) ERP
11 45 (5.60%) Analytics
12 44 (5.47%) Information Security
13 40 (4.98%) UML
13 40 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (4.60%) PRINCE2
15 36 (4.48%) Data Management
15 36 (4.48%) Business Analysis
16 35 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 182 (22.64%) Java
2 125 (15.55%) SQL
3 83 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 70 (8.71%) C#
5 40 (4.98%) Python
6 15 (1.87%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.62%) VBA
8 11 (1.37%) C
9 10 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.24%) VB
9 10 (1.24%) Scala
9 10 (1.24%) R
10 8 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.00%) C++
11 7 (0.87%) Perl
11 7 (0.87%) PHP
12 6 (0.75%) ABAP
12 6 (0.75%) Ruby
13 5 (0.62%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 81 (10.07%) Degree
2 70 (8.71%) Security Cleared
3 58 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.24%) CISSP
5 17 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.37%) CCNP
9 10 (1.24%) MCSE
10 8 (1.00%) CCNA
11 6 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.75%) CISM
12 5 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.62%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.62%) CCDP
13 4 (0.50%) ISEB
13 4 (0.50%) MCSD
13 4 (0.50%) CCIE
13 4 (0.50%) ISSAP
13 4 (0.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.61%) QA
2 15 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.12%) SLA
6 7 (0.87%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 49 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.87%) vSphere
4 8 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.75%) XenApp
5 6 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.50%) Snort
6 4 (0.50%) Squid
6 4 (0.50%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.37%) vCloud
7 3 (0.37%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.25%) HDFS
8 2 (0.25%) GPFS
8 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.12%) IAG
Systems Management
1 13 (1.62%) Puppet
2 12 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
3 11 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.12%) SCCM
5 4 (0.50%) SCOM
6 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.25%) Graphite
7 2 (0.25%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) WMI
8 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 197 (24.50%) Oracle
2 130 (16.17%) Microsoft
3 71 (8.83%) SAP
4 61 (7.59%) VMware
5 45 (5.60%) IBM
6 38 (4.73%) Cisco
7 30 (3.73%) Citrix
8 23 (2.86%) HP
9 22 (2.74%) Adobe
10 21 (2.61%) Business Objects
11 20 (2.49%) Pega
12 18 (2.24%) Juniper
13 15 (1.87%) Informatica
13 15 (1.87%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.49%) ServiceNow
15 10 (1.24%) webMethods
15 10 (1.24%) Websense
15 10 (1.24%) NetApp
16 9 (1.12%) Sybase
16 9 (1.12%) Dell
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