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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 305 275 274
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 315 317 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 194 197
Average daily rate
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£513 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £664 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.44 £67.00 £44.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +51.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.79 £42.25 £44.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.09 £90.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.44 £42.75 -
% change year-on-year
-49.84% -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +6 149 £550 +7.31% 22
South East -30 59 £500 +11.11% 15
East of England +5 31 £550 +18.27% 6
West Midlands +7 24 £413 -5.17% 3
South West -23 22 £550 -15.38% 4
North West -15 19 £323 -51.28% 12
Yorkshire -23 6 £500 -4.76% 3
East Midlands +3 2 - - 3
North East -32 1 - - 1
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 177 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 121 (19.30%) Java
4 119 (18.98%) Finance
5 117 (18.66%) Oracle
6 108 (17.22%) .NET
7 102 (16.27%) SQL
8 83 (13.24%) JavaScript
9 80 (12.76%) Web Services
10 79 (12.60%) SOA
11 78 (12.44%) SQL Server
12 73 (11.64%) HTML
13 72 (11.48%) C#
14 70 (11.16%) Windows
14 70 (11.16%) Security Cleared
15 69 (11.00%) TOGAF
16 65 (10.37%) E-Commerce
17 63 (10.05%) Enterprise Architecture
18 61 (9.73%) Scrum
19 60 (9.57%) SC Cleared
20 59 (9.41%) Linux
21 56 (8.93%) UNIX
22 55 (8.77%) ITIL
23 54 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (8.45%) Banking
25 52 (8.29%) SOAP
26 51 (8.13%) CSS
27 48 (7.66%) CRM
27 48 (7.66%) Migration
28 46 (7.34%) XML

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.19%) IIS
2 20 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (2.87%) CMS
4 16 (2.55%) Apache
5 15 (2.39%) Drupal
6 13 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.80%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.80%) Node.js
10 5 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.44%) MS Office
3 8 (1.28%) Mingle
4 6 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Stata
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.32%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.07%) SaaS
2 10 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.44%) Office 365
4 8 (1.28%) PaaS
5 7 (1.12%) IaaS
6 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.80%) Force.com
8 3 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.78%) Firewall
2 27 (4.31%) Internet
3 26 (4.15%) WAN
4 21 (3.35%) LDAP
4 21 (3.35%) VPN
5 20 (3.19%) LAN
6 16 (2.55%) VoIP
6 16 (2.55%) DNS
7 15 (2.39%) SAN
8 12 (1.91%) SSL
8 12 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.91%) Unified Communications
9 11 (1.75%) Intranet
9 11 (1.75%) MPLS
10 10 (1.59%) BGP
10 10 (1.59%) IPsec
10 10 (1.59%) DHCP
11 9 (1.44%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.28%) OSPF
12 8 (1.28%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 29 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.67%) MySQL
5 18 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.39%) Big Data
7 14 (2.23%) DB2
7 14 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.91%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.44%) DataStage
11 8 (1.28%) RavenDB
11 8 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (3.19%) Ant
2 18 (2.87%) Maven
3 15 (2.39%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.07%) Selenium
5 12 (1.91%) ClearCase
6 10 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.28%) JIRA
8 6 (0.96%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.80%) NUnit
9 5 (0.80%) JBehave
9 5 (0.80%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.80%) Toad
10 3 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.48%) MSI
11 2 (0.32%) JUnit
11 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 119 (18.98%) Finance
2 53 (8.45%) Banking
3 38 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.99%) Retail
5 16 (2.55%) Marketing
6 13 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.59%) Legal
9 8 (1.28%) Military
9 8 (1.28%) Local Government
10 6 (0.96%) Billing
10 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.80%) Front Office
11 5 (0.80%) Law
11 5 (0.80%) Advertising
12 4 (0.64%) Automotive
12 4 (0.64%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.48%) Back Office
13 3 (0.48%) Electronics
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 345 (55.02%) Architect
2 148 (23.60%) Technical Architect
3 92 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
4 90 (14.35%) Developer
5 54 (8.61%) Consultant
6 33 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 33 (5.26%) Designer
7 28 (4.47%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.15%) Analyst
9 23 (3.67%) C# Developer
9 23 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (3.35%) Senior Architect
11 19 (3.03%) Security Architect
12 16 (2.55%) Technical Consultant
13 14 (2.23%) Solutions Designer
14 13 (2.07%) .NET Developer
14 13 (2.07%) Senior C# Developer
15 12 (1.91%) Technical Leader
15 12 (1.91%) Data Architect
15 12 (1.91%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (17.22%) .NET
2 80 (12.76%) Web Services
3 73 (11.64%) HTML
4 52 (8.29%) SOAP
5 51 (8.13%) CSS
6 46 (7.34%) XML
7 38 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.94%) jQuery
9 29 (4.63%) Ajax
10 27 (4.31%) Middleware
11 26 (4.15%) RESTful
11 26 (4.15%) REST
12 23 (3.67%) J2EE
12 23 (3.67%) JSP
13 21 (3.35%) .NET Framework
14 20 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (2.87%) HTML5
15 18 (2.87%) AngularJS
16 17 (2.71%) JSON
17 16 (2.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.47%) User Experience
4 24 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.35%) NHS
6 20 (3.19%) CESG
7 19 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.03%) Open Source
8 15 (2.39%) iPad
9 14 (2.23%) RMADS
9 14 (2.23%) CESG CLAS
10 11 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.59%) Social Media
11 10 (1.59%) CMDB
11 10 (1.59%) Taxonomies
12 9 (1.44%) Blog
13 8 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.28%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.16%) Windows
2 59 (9.41%) Linux
3 56 (8.93%) UNIX
4 33 (5.26%) AIX
5 9 (1.44%) Solaris
5 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.80%) Android
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (12.60%) SOA
3 69 (11.00%) TOGAF
4 65 (10.37%) E-Commerce
5 63 (10.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 61 (9.73%) Scrum
7 55 (8.77%) ITIL
8 48 (7.66%) CRM
8 48 (7.66%) Migration
9 41 (6.54%) Mentoring
10 40 (6.38%) Project Management
11 39 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (6.22%) MVC
12 34 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (5.10%) TDD
14 29 (4.63%) Information Security
14 29 (4.63%) Risk Management
14 29 (4.63%) Service Management
14 29 (4.63%) Service Delivery
15 27 (4.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (19.30%) Java
2 102 (16.27%) SQL
3 83 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 72 (11.48%) C#
5 25 (3.99%) Python
6 14 (2.23%) PHP
6 14 (2.23%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.07%) Perl
7 13 (2.07%) Scala
8 10 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.59%) C
9 9 (1.44%) C++
9 9 (1.44%) PHP5
10 8 (1.28%) VB
10 8 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.96%) Ruby
12 5 (0.80%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.80%) Groovy
13 4 (0.64%) Pascal
13 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 44 (7.02%) Degree
4 14 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.91%) CISSP
6 11 (1.75%) CCIE
7 9 (1.44%) CCNP
8 8 (1.28%) ISSAP
9 7 (1.12%) CCDP
9 7 (1.12%) ISEB
9 7 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.96%) CCIP
10 6 (0.96%) CCNA
11 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.48%) MCSE
12 3 (0.48%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.51%) QA
2 15 (2.39%) SLA
3 11 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) UCITS
7 1 (0.16%) GMP
7 1 (0.16%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.96%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.64%) HDFS
7 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.48%) Nmap
7 3 (0.48%) XenApp
7 3 (0.48%) XenServer
7 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.32%) GPFS
8 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.32%) Varnish
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.59%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (1.28%) Puppet
2 8 (1.28%) SCCM
3 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.64%) SCOM
6 3 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (0.48%) Nessus
6 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.32%) Nagios
7 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.32%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 124 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 117 (18.66%) Oracle
3 43 (6.86%) VMware
4 37 (5.90%) Cisco
5 24 (3.83%) SAP
6 23 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (3.35%) IBM
8 17 (2.71%) Citrix
9 16 (2.55%) HP
10 15 (2.39%) Juniper
11 10 (1.59%) NetApp
11 10 (1.59%) Splunk
11 10 (1.59%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.44%) Tandberg
13 8 (1.28%) Teradata
14 7 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.12%) Sybase
15 6 (0.96%) Informatica
15 6 (0.96%) Lagan
16 5 (0.80%) FatWire
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago