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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 237 306 304
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 447 324 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.88% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 186 170
Average daily rate £550 £500 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £78.00 £43.50 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.40 £38.70 £41.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.60 £48.30 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +62 211 £550 - 48
South East +61 98 £485 +2.10% 12
East of England -1 30 £625 +19.04% 3
West Midlands 0 28 £530 +11.57% 7
South West +1 26 £491 -10.68% 9
Yorkshire -10 20 £550 +10.00% 7
North West -29 20 £475 +56.76% 6
Midlands +3 5 £650 +36.84%
East Midlands -13 3 £450 +5.88% 6
North East -18 2 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 195 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (21.16%) Oracle
3 160 (18.91%) Finance
4 131 (15.48%) Security Cleared
5 129 (15.25%) TOGAF
6 125 (14.78%) Java
7 117 (13.83%) Windows
8 113 (13.36%) Microsoft
9 103 (12.17%) Linux
10 98 (11.58%) SOA
11 94 (11.11%) Migration
12 93 (10.99%) Banking
13 92 (10.87%) SC Cleared
14 91 (10.76%) Enterprise Architecture
15 87 (10.28%) SQL
16 86 (10.17%) Project Management
17 85 (10.05%) Data Centre
18 83 (9.81%) SQL Server
19 81 (9.57%) VMware
20 78 (9.22%) Unix
21 75 (8.87%) .NET
22 74 (8.75%) Web Services
23 70 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
24 66 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
24 66 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
25 64 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
26 62 (7.33%) SAP
27 59 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
28 57 (6.74%) WAN
29 56 (6.62%) E-Commerce

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (3.55%) WebLogic
2 26 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.89%) CMS
3 16 (1.89%) SAS
4 14 (1.65%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.42%) JBoss
6 10 (1.18%) Node.js
7 9 (1.06%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.06%) Confluence
8 8 (0.95%) Documentum
8 8 (0.95%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.59%) SAP EP
11 5 (0.59%) Tuxedo
11 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.01%) MS Project
3 13 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.42%) MS Office
5 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) HipChat
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.47%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.47%) Summit
4 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.35%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) HFM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.07%) IaaS
4 25 (2.96%) Office 365
5 23 (2.72%) PaaS
6 19 (2.25%) SaaS
7 14 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.71%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.47%) GitHub
11 4 (0.47%) Route 53
12 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
12 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.74%) WAN
2 52 (6.15%) LAN
3 45 (5.32%) Firewall
4 39 (4.61%) VPN
5 25 (2.96%) VoIP
6 18 (2.13%) SAN
7 16 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.54%) NAS
9 12 (1.42%) Network Security
9 12 (1.42%) Wireless
10 11 (1.30%) LDAP
11 10 (1.18%) BGP
11 10 (1.18%) H.323
11 10 (1.18%) HTTP
11 10 (1.18%) Internet
11 10 (1.18%) SSL
12 9 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.06%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (1.06%) OSPF
12 9 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (5.32%) Oracle Database
4 39 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 34 (4.02%) Big Data
6 30 (3.55%) Hadoop
7 28 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 22 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
11 17 (2.01%) Apache Hive
11 17 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
13 15 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.65%) DB2
15 12 (1.42%) HBase
15 12 (1.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (2.84%) Maven
2 18 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.89%) JIRA
3 16 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.54%) Subversion
6 10 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.95%) Grunt
7 8 (0.95%) JUnit
8 7 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.83%) gulp
9 5 (0.59%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.47%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.35%) Ant
11 3 (0.35%) ANTLR
11 3 (0.35%) Selenium
11 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.35%) VisualVM
11 3 (0.35%) YourKit
General
1 160 (18.91%) Finance
2 93 (10.99%) Banking
3 50 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 44 (5.20%) Retail
5 29 (3.43%) Marketing
6 26 (3.07%) Military
7 20 (2.36%) Billing
7 20 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.13%) Front Office
8 18 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.65%) Law
10 13 (1.54%) Legal
10 13 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.95%) Publishing
12 6 (0.71%) Automotive
13 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.47%) Electronics
15 3 (0.35%) Back Office
16 2 (0.24%) Advertising
16 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 518 (61.23%) Architect
2 170 (20.09%) Solutions Architect
3 156 (18.44%) Technical Architect
4 86 (10.17%) Developer
5 74 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
6 69 (8.16%) Enterprise Architect
7 53 (6.26%) Analyst
8 48 (5.67%) Consultant
9 36 (4.26%) Oracle Architect
9 36 (4.26%) Project Manager
10 33 (3.90%) Java Developer
11 32 (3.78%) Data Architect
12 31 (3.66%) Designer
12 31 (3.66%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 30 (3.55%) Senior Architect
14 26 (3.07%) Digital Architect
14 26 (3.07%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
14 26 (3.07%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
15 25 (2.96%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.87%) .NET
2 74 (8.75%) Web Services
3 53 (6.26%) HTML
4 48 (5.67%) Middleware
5 46 (5.44%) REST
6 42 (4.96%) CSS
7 39 (4.61%) J2EE
7 39 (4.61%) SOAP
8 30 (3.55%) AngularJS
8 30 (3.55%) HTML5
9 27 (3.19%) XML
10 22 (2.60%) Spring
11 20 (2.36%) JSON
11 20 (2.36%) RESTful
12 18 (2.13%) ASP.NET
13 14 (1.65%) JMS
14 13 (1.54%) Java EE
15 12 (1.42%) SAP Basis
16 11 (1.30%) COM
16 11 (1.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.05%) Data Centre
2 70 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.14%) Data Integration
5 21 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 18 (2.13%) User Experience
7 17 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.01%) Social Media
8 15 (1.77%) CMDB
8 15 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 15 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 14 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.54%) Cryptography
11 12 (1.42%) Clustering
12 11 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.06%) Reference Data
15 8 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (13.83%) Windows
2 103 (12.17%) Linux
3 78 (9.22%) Unix
4 42 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.36%) Solaris
6 19 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 18 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.89%) HPUX
9 15 (1.77%) AIX
10 14 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.54%) Android
11 13 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.71%) MVS
13 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.35%) zOS
15 2 (0.24%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.24%) SUSE
15 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (15.25%) TOGAF
3 98 (11.58%) SOA
4 94 (11.11%) Migration
5 91 (10.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 86 (10.17%) Project Management
7 64 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (6.62%) CRM
9 56 (6.62%) E-Commerce
10 50 (5.91%) Service Management
11 49 (5.79%) ITIL
12 48 (5.67%) Analytics
12 48 (5.67%) Data Modelling
13 47 (5.56%) Data Architecture
14 45 (5.32%) Open Source
14 45 (5.32%) Zachman Framework
15 43 (5.08%) Business Analysis
16 41 (4.85%) Scrum
17 40 (4.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 125 (14.78%) Java
2 87 (10.28%) SQL
3 48 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (3.55%) Python
5 29 (3.43%) C#
6 15 (1.77%) Scala
7 14 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.54%) C
9 12 (1.42%) COBOL
10 9 (1.06%) ABAP
10 9 (1.06%) Perl
10 9 (1.06%) PHP
10 9 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.83%) Ruby
12 4 (0.47%) C++
12 4 (0.47%) R
12 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.47%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 131 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 92 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.03%) Degree
4 32 (3.78%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.54%) CISSP
6 11 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.83%) MCSE
9 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.71%) CCNP
10 6 (0.71%) ISEB
11 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.47%) CCNA
12 4 (0.47%) PMP
13 3 (0.35%) CAPM
13 3 (0.35%) MCSA
14 2 (0.24%) MBA
14 2 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.48%) QA
2 17 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.54%) ISO27002
5 10 (1.18%) SLA
6 9 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.35%) TickIT
9 2 (0.24%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) Basel III
10 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 66 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.06%) HDFS
4 9 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.83%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.59%) KVM
6 5 (0.59%) XenServer
7 4 (0.47%) GPFS
7 4 (0.47%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.47%) vSphere
8 2 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.65%) Puppet
2 9 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.06%) SCCM
3 7 (0.83%) Nagios
4 6 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.59%) Ansible
5 5 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.35%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.24%) Ambari
8 2 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.24%) Oozie
8 2 (0.24%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.24%) OpenView
8 2 (0.24%) SCOM
8 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 179 (21.16%) Oracle
2 113 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 81 (9.57%) VMware
4 62 (7.33%) SAP
5 44 (5.20%) HP
6 43 (5.08%) Cisco
7 41 (4.85%) Citrix
8 33 (3.90%) IBM
9 21 (2.48%) EMC
10 17 (2.01%) NetApp
11 15 (1.77%) Juniper
12 14 (1.65%) Adobe
12 14 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.54%) Google
13 13 (1.54%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.42%) Cognos
15 11 (1.30%) Sitecore
16 10 (1.18%) Avaya
16 10 (1.18%) Teradata
17 9 (1.06%) Intel
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £720 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Capita plc
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 - 360 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £335 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago