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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 284 291 258
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 358 301 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.84% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 186 165
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 153 £500 - 48
South East +25 92 £450 -4.00% 22
South West +32 31 £500 +24.22% 4
North West -13 21 £470 -1.82% 8
East of England +7 19 £581 +8.13% 3
West Midlands -19 16 £463 -2.63% 5
Yorkshire -18 12 £425 +3.03% 6
East Midlands -9 7 £650 -
North East - 2 £423 -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 196 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (23.39%) Oracle
3 164 (22.97%) Java
4 136 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 134 (18.77%) Finance
6 115 (16.11%) SQL Server
6 115 (16.11%) Windows
7 113 (15.83%) SQL
8 112 (15.69%) SOA
9 111 (15.55%) .NET
10 95 (13.31%) Web Services
10 95 (13.31%) Linux
11 84 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 82 (11.48%) Migration
13 75 (10.50%) C#
13 75 (10.50%) HTML
14 74 (10.36%) UNIX
15 72 (10.08%) Security Cleared
16 71 (9.94%) Enterprise Architecture
17 70 (9.80%) Degree
18 66 (9.24%) ITIL
19 63 (8.82%) SAP
20 62 (8.68%) Banking
21 60 (8.40%) VMware
22 59 (8.26%) SC Cleared
23 57 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (7.84%) E-Commerce
24 56 (7.84%) TOGAF
25 54 (7.56%) MS Excel
26 52 (7.28%) ASP.NET

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (4.62%) IIS
2 31 (4.34%) WebLogic
3 28 (3.92%) NetWeaver
4 22 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.24%) Apache
6 14 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.40%) CMS
8 10 (1.40%) SAS
8 10 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.26%) Documentum
10 8 (1.12%) JBoss
11 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.98%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.84%) Node.js
13 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 54 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.96%) MS Office
3 7 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.84%) Mingle
5 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.56%) SPSS
7 3 (0.42%) MS Project
8 1 (0.14%) Windchill
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.12%) SAP PSCD
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.84%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.70%) Agresso
5 5 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (0.70%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.56%) SAP FI-CA
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
9 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.14%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.24%) SaaS
2 13 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.40%) Office 365
4 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.70%) PaaS
5 5 (0.70%) Force.com
6 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.28%) Boomi
7 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.32%) Firewall
2 34 (4.76%) VPN
3 32 (4.48%) SAN
4 27 (3.78%) WAN
5 24 (3.36%) LAN
6 22 (3.08%) LDAP
7 21 (2.94%) DNS
8 19 (2.66%) SSL
9 16 (2.24%) Internet
10 12 (1.68%) IPsec
10 12 (1.68%) Network Security
11 11 (1.54%) Intranet
11 11 (1.54%) MPLS
12 9 (1.26%) DHCP
12 9 (1.26%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.12%) VoIP
13 8 (1.12%) BGP
14 7 (0.98%) HTTP
15 6 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 41 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (5.60%) Oracle Database
5 32 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.52%) SAP HANA
9 17 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.96%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.82%) Big Data
14 11 (1.54%) MS Access
14 11 (1.54%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.40%) MySQL
15 10 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.26%) DB2
17 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.38%) Maven
3 16 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.82%) JUnit
6 11 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.40%) YourKit
7 10 (1.40%) VisualVM
8 9 (1.26%) NUnit
9 8 (1.12%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.84%) Subversion
10 6 (0.84%) ReSharper
11 5 (0.70%) JIRA
12 4 (0.56%) Rational Rose
12 4 (0.56%) Selenium
12 4 (0.56%) Lombardi
12 4 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.56%) Bower
12 4 (0.56%) Grunt
General
1 134 (18.77%) Finance
2 62 (8.68%) Banking
3 43 (6.02%) Retail
4 34 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.38%) Marketing
6 13 (1.82%) Legal
7 9 (1.26%) Billing
8 7 (0.98%) French Language
9 6 (0.84%) Publishing
10 4 (0.56%) Local Government
10 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.56%) Games
10 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.42%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.28%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 365 (51.12%) Architect
2 154 (21.57%) Technical Architect
3 125 (17.51%) Developer
4 118 (16.53%) Solutions Architect
5 57 (7.98%) Consultant
6 42 (5.88%) Designer
7 38 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 35 (4.90%) Analyst
9 34 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 32 (4.48%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.92%) Java Developer
11 28 (3.92%) .NET Developer
12 26 (3.64%) SAP Architect
13 25 (3.50%) Solutions Designer
14 17 (2.38%) Technical Developer
15 16 (2.24%) Technical Consultant
16 15 (2.10%) ServiceNow Consultant
16 15 (2.10%) ServiceNow Developer
16 15 (2.10%) ITSM Consultant
16 15 (2.10%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (15.55%) .NET
2 95 (13.31%) Web Services
3 75 (10.50%) HTML
4 52 (7.28%) ASP.NET
5 51 (7.14%) CSS
6 48 (6.72%) Middleware
7 47 (6.58%) XML
8 40 (5.60%) SOAP
9 33 (4.62%) HTML5
10 32 (4.48%) J2EE
11 30 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (3.92%) Ajax
13 25 (3.50%) REST
14 24 (3.36%) JMS
15 23 (3.22%) Spring
16 22 (3.08%) jQuery
17 20 (2.80%) RESTful
17 20 (2.80%) AngularJS
18 19 (2.66%) XACML
19 17 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.50%) Open Source
4 19 (2.66%) Data Integration
5 18 (2.52%) User Experience
5 18 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.10%) CMDB
8 13 (1.82%) DataPower
9 12 (1.68%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.68%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.54%) Wiki
11 10 (1.40%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.40%) NHS
12 9 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (16.11%) Windows
2 95 (13.31%) Linux
3 74 (10.36%) UNIX
4 31 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.36%) AIX
7 20 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.52%) Solaris
9 14 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.12%) Android
12 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.42%) VME
14 3 (0.42%) MVS
14 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.28%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (15.69%) SOA
3 82 (11.48%) Migration
4 71 (9.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 66 (9.24%) ITIL
6 56 (7.84%) E-Commerce
6 56 (7.84%) TOGAF
7 46 (6.44%) CRM
8 44 (6.16%) ERP
8 44 (6.16%) Project Management
9 38 (5.32%) Data Modelling
10 37 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (5.18%) Analytics
11 36 (5.04%) Scrum
12 33 (4.62%) Information Security
13 31 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (4.34%) Service Management
13 31 (4.34%) TDD
14 29 (4.06%) OO
14 29 (4.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 164 (22.97%) Java
2 113 (15.83%) SQL
3 84 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 75 (10.50%) C#
5 42 (5.88%) Python
6 19 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 14 (1.96%) VB
8 13 (1.82%) VBA
9 11 (1.54%) Scala
9 11 (1.54%) C
10 10 (1.40%) Ruby
11 9 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.12%) C++
12 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.98%) R
13 7 (0.98%) PHP
14 6 (0.84%) VB6
15 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.70%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 70 (9.80%) Degree
3 59 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.10%) CISSP
6 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.82%) CCNP
8 10 (1.40%) MCSE
9 7 (0.98%) CCIE
9 7 (0.98%) CISM
10 6 (0.84%) JNCIS
10 6 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.84%) CCDP
10 6 (0.84%) CCNA
11 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.56%) ISSAP
12 4 (0.56%) MCSD
13 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.42%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.94%) QA
2 13 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.12%) SLA
5 8 (1.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) GMP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.96%) vSphere
4 11 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.70%) XenApp
6 3 (0.42%) HDFS
6 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.42%) vCloud
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.28%) GPFS
8 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) IAG
Systems Management
1 15 (2.10%) HP UCMDB
2 11 (1.54%) SCCM
3 9 (1.26%) Puppet
4 7 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.98%) SCOM
5 5 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.42%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.42%) Nmap
6 3 (0.42%) Nessus
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.28%) Graphite
7 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 167 (23.39%) Oracle
2 136 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 63 (8.82%) SAP
4 60 (8.40%) VMware
5 34 (4.76%) Cisco
5 34 (4.76%) IBM
6 30 (4.20%) Citrix
7 27 (3.78%) HP
8 21 (2.94%) Adobe
9 19 (2.66%) Pega
10 18 (2.52%) Business Objects
10 18 (2.52%) Juniper
11 15 (2.10%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.96%) Informatica
13 11 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.40%) Telerik
14 10 (1.40%) NetApp
15 9 (1.26%) hybris
15 9 (1.26%) Dell
15 9 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
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