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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 282 264 318
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +54
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 402 476 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.90% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.12% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 266 197
Median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £620 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £32.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +33.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £42.55 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.06 £42.95 £43.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 - £32.04
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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 221 £550 +7.57% 21
South East -57 54 £487 +8.22% 8
West Midlands -42 30 £475 +5.55% 3
East of England +18 24 £463 -0.53% 1
South West +17 22 £425 -15.00% 9
North West +3 20 £460 -8.00% 5
Yorkshire 0 16 £500 +11.11% 9
North East -22 8 £440 -29.88% 4
East Midlands -2 5 £450 -18.18% 11
Technical Architecture
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Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 232 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (23.90%) Java
3 153 (19.25%) Finance
4 143 (17.99%) Microsoft
5 129 (16.23%) Oracle
6 114 (14.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 108 (13.58%) Linux
8 105 (13.21%) .NET
9 102 (12.83%) HTML
10 100 (12.58%) Security Cleared
11 95 (11.95%) JavaScript
12 92 (11.57%) SQL Server
13 89 (11.19%) SQL
14 80 (10.06%) C#
14 80 (10.06%) Degree
15 79 (9.94%) SOA
16 78 (9.81%) SC Cleared
17 74 (9.31%) Project Management
17 74 (9.31%) Retail
18 72 (9.06%) Windows
19 68 (8.55%) Relational Database
20 67 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
21 66 (8.30%) Banking
21 66 (8.30%) Data Modelling
22 65 (8.18%) Migration
22 65 (8.18%) Management Information System
23 64 (8.05%) Marketing
24 63 (7.92%) Open Source
24 63 (7.92%) HTML5
24 63 (7.92%) TOGAF

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.28%) CMS
2 26 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.89%) SAS
4 19 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 16 (2.01%) NetWeaver
6 15 (1.89%) JBoss
6 15 (1.89%) SAP EP
6 15 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.76%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.38%) Mule
10 10 (1.26%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.26%) Confluence
10 10 (1.26%) IIS
11 7 (0.88%) Apache
11 7 (0.88%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.63%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.64%) MS Office
2 13 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.88%) HipChat
4 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Pixelapse
7 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (3.27%) Eloqua
2 23 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.76%) SAP CRM
4 14 (1.76%) SAP MDM
5 6 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.63%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.77%) Office 365
4 28 (3.52%) SaaS
5 17 (2.14%) PaaS
6 16 (2.01%) IaaS
7 8 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.75%) GitHub
9 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.38%) Force.com
10 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.38%) Heroku
10 3 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.91%) Firewall
2 36 (4.53%) LAN
3 33 (4.15%) WAN
4 18 (2.26%) Internet
5 13 (1.64%) Network Security
6 12 (1.51%) LDAP
7 10 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (1.26%) VPN
8 9 (1.13%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.13%) Wireless
9 8 (1.01%) SMS
9 8 (1.01%) SMTP
10 7 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.75%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.75%) VoIP
12 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.63%) SAN
12 5 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.55%) Relational Database
3 49 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (4.53%) Hadoop
4 36 (4.53%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.77%) Big Data
7 29 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (3.14%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (2.39%) Pentaho
13 18 (2.26%) DB2
14 17 (2.14%) Apache Hive
14 17 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (2.01%) MySQL
16 15 (1.89%) SAP HANA
17 14 (1.76%) Cloudera CDH
18 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (2.64%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.14%) JIRA
5 17 (2.14%) Maven
5 17 (2.14%) Selenium
6 15 (1.89%) Grunt
7 10 (1.26%) gulp
8 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.13%) ERwin
8 9 (1.13%) JUnit
9 7 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.75%) Subversion
10 6 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 153 (19.25%) Finance
2 74 (9.31%) Retail
3 66 (8.30%) Banking
4 64 (8.05%) Marketing
5 42 (5.28%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.14%) Law
7 20 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.64%) Legal
10 12 (1.51%) Front Office
11 11 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.13%) Military
13 6 (0.75%) Automotive
14 5 (0.63%) Back Office
15 4 (0.50%) Advertising
15 4 (0.50%) Billing
15 4 (0.50%) Publishing
16 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.38%) Electronics
17 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 486 (61.13%) Architect
2 171 (21.51%) Technical Architect
3 130 (16.35%) Solutions Architect
4 99 (12.45%) Developer
5 56 (7.04%) Consultant
6 46 (5.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 39 (4.91%) Enterprise Architect
8 38 (4.78%) Senior Architect
9 35 (4.40%) Java Architect
10 32 (4.03%) Analyst
11 31 (3.90%) Designer
12 30 (3.77%) Lead Architect
13 28 (3.52%) .NET Architect
13 28 (3.52%) Security Architect
14 25 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
14 25 (3.14%) Technical Leader
15 24 (3.02%) Java Developer
16 22 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
17 20 (2.52%) Data Architect
17 20 (2.52%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (13.21%) .NET
2 102 (12.83%) HTML
3 63 (7.92%) HTML5
4 54 (6.79%) AngularJS
5 51 (6.42%) CSS
6 49 (6.16%) REST
7 46 (5.79%) Spring
8 44 (5.53%) Middleware
9 42 (5.28%) ASP.NET
10 41 (5.16%) Web Services
11 33 (4.15%) XML
12 32 (4.03%) RESTful
13 29 (3.65%) .NET Framework
13 29 (3.65%) J2EE
14 25 (3.14%) JMS
15 24 (3.02%) JSP
16 22 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (2.64%) Node.js
18 20 (2.52%) JSON
19 17 (2.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 63 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 44 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 33 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.77%) Data Integration
8 19 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.89%) Equities
11 15 (1.89%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.76%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.76%) User Experience
13 13 (1.64%) Fixed Income
14 12 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.38%) Social Media
16 10 (1.26%) N-Tier
16 10 (1.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (13.58%) Linux
2 72 (9.06%) Windows
3 39 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 34 (4.28%) Unix
5 28 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.51%) Android
7 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.01%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.50%) AIX
9 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.25%) HPUX
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (14.34%) Enterprise Architecture
3 79 (9.94%) SOA
4 74 (9.31%) Project Management
5 67 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (8.30%) Data Modelling
7 65 (8.18%) Migration
8 63 (7.92%) CRM
8 63 (7.92%) Open Source
8 63 (7.92%) TOGAF
9 62 (7.80%) Content Management
10 55 (6.92%) DevOps
11 54 (6.79%) E-Commerce
12 53 (6.67%) Coaching
12 53 (6.67%) Use Case
13 52 (6.54%) Scrum
14 50 (6.29%) Mentoring
15 49 (6.16%) Analytics
15 49 (6.16%) Information Security
15 49 (6.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 190 (23.90%) Java
2 95 (11.95%) JavaScript
3 89 (11.19%) SQL
4 80 (10.06%) C#
5 51 (6.42%) Python
6 24 (3.02%) Perl
7 22 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.39%) Ruby
9 17 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.76%) Apex Code
11 13 (1.64%) FQL
11 13 (1.64%) PHP
11 13 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.64%) VB
12 12 (1.51%) R
13 10 (1.26%) Scala
14 6 (0.75%) ABAP
15 5 (0.63%) C
15 5 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 80 (10.06%) Degree
3 78 (9.81%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.26%) CISSP
5 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.64%) ISEB
7 11 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (1.26%) MCSA
9 8 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.88%) CCIE
10 7 (0.88%) CCNP
10 7 (0.88%) CLAS
10 7 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.75%) CCNA
11 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.38%) CCDP
13 3 (0.38%) CCIP
13 3 (0.38%) CISA
13 3 (0.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.40%) QA
2 17 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.64%) COBIT
5 9 (1.13%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.38%) ISO27005
8 3 (0.38%) SLA
9 2 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.25%) SEPA
10 1 (0.13%) GMP
10 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 50 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.01%) Docker
4 5 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.50%) HDFS
5 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.38%) XenApp
7 2 (0.25%) Ceph
7 2 (0.25%) Snort
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.77%) Puppet
2 16 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (1.13%) OpenAM
3 9 (1.13%) OpenIDM
4 7 (0.88%) SCCM
5 5 (0.63%) Ansible
5 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.38%) Terraform
8 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.25%) Mesos
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 143 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 129 (16.23%) Oracle
3 55 (6.92%) SAP
4 44 (5.53%) Cisco
5 43 (5.41%) VMware
6 38 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (4.53%) IBM
8 25 (3.14%) Adobe
9 19 (2.39%) Hyperion
10 18 (2.26%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.01%) Pega
12 14 (1.76%) Cloudera
13 13 (1.64%) Informatica
14 12 (1.51%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.51%) Tableau
15 11 (1.38%) ArcSight
15 11 (1.38%) hybris
15 11 (1.38%) Platfora
16 10 (1.26%) Apigee
16 10 (1.26%) Cyber-Ark
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