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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 270 271 319
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +48
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 427 384 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 225 206
Median daily rate £528 £500 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
41638 40050 39311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.70% 79.08% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27840 25369 24942
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1170 1165
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 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 +1 202 £600 +20.00% 29
South East -13 71 £483 +7.22% 10
South West +3 33 £475 - 3
Yorkshire +29 32 £475 +5.55% 8
East of England +8 31 £425 -27.65% 2
North West -14 25 £513 +7.89% 3
West Midlands -6 16 £550 +10.00% 7
North East -28 11 £550 +22.22% 1
East Midlands +10 8 £438 -32.69% 7
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 224 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (19.21%) Java
3 149 (17.35%) Oracle
4 147 (17.11%) Finance
5 130 (15.13%) TOGAF
6 124 (14.44%) Security Cleared
7 116 (13.50%) Microsoft
8 107 (12.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 101 (11.76%) Linux
10 97 (11.29%) Windows
11 96 (11.18%) SOA
12 89 (10.36%) SC Cleared
13 86 (10.01%) SQL
14 85 (9.90%) .NET
15 83 (9.66%) CRM
16 79 (9.20%) Migration
17 76 (8.85%) SAP
18 75 (8.73%) E-Commerce
18 75 (8.73%) Data Centre
19 72 (8.38%) Web Services
19 72 (8.38%) Degree
20 69 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 69 (8.03%) Banking
21 68 (7.92%) SQL Server
22 67 (7.80%) VMware
23 63 (7.33%) Unix
24 61 (7.10%) HTML
25 60 (6.98%) LAN
25 60 (6.98%) Project Management
25 60 (6.98%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.03%) SAS
3 25 (2.91%) CMS
4 17 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.40%) Confluence
5 12 (1.40%) Node.js
6 11 (1.28%) NetWeaver
6 11 (1.28%) SAP EP
7 10 (1.16%) JBoss
7 10 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.05%) Mule
9 7 (0.81%) Documentum
10 6 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.58%) Apache
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.98%) MS Project
3 8 (0.93%) MS Office
4 7 (0.81%) HipChat
5 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.28%) SAP CRM
2 11 (1.28%) SAP MDM
3 10 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.35%) Summit
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.73%) Office 365
4 25 (2.91%) SaaS
5 19 (2.21%) IaaS
6 16 (1.86%) PaaS
7 12 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.93%) GitHub
10 7 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.70%) Force.com
11 6 (0.70%) Heroku
12 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.35%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.98%) LAN
2 56 (6.52%) WAN
3 41 (4.77%) Firewall
4 27 (3.14%) VPN
5 19 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (1.98%) VoIP
7 15 (1.75%) Internet
8 14 (1.63%) Network Security
9 13 (1.51%) HTTP
9 13 (1.51%) SAN
9 13 (1.51%) Wireless
10 12 (1.40%) WLAN
11 11 (1.28%) 3G
12 10 (1.16%) H.323
12 10 (1.16%) NAS
13 9 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.93%) SSL
14 8 (0.93%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.81%) 4G
15 7 (0.81%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 36 (4.19%) Hadoop
5 36 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 31 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 29 (3.38%) Big Data
8 24 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (2.21%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.75%) DB2
13 14 (1.63%) HBase
13 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.51%) Pentaho
15 12 (1.40%) SAP HANA
16 9 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 27 (3.14%) Maven
2 22 (2.56%) JIRA
2 22 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.28%) Grunt
5 10 (1.16%) gulp
5 10 (1.16%) Subversion
6 9 (1.05%) ERwin
6 9 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.58%) Hudson
7 5 (0.58%) JUnit
7 5 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.47%) Ant
8 4 (0.47%) Selenium
9 3 (0.35%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (17.11%) Finance
2 69 (8.03%) Banking
3 51 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.82%) Retail
5 39 (4.54%) Marketing
6 33 (3.84%) Law
7 23 (2.68%) Billing
7 23 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 20 (2.33%) Front Office
9 17 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.75%) Military
11 10 (1.16%) Legal
12 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.81%) Publishing
14 6 (0.70%) Electronics
14 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.58%) Advertising
15 5 (0.58%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 557 (64.84%) Architect
2 175 (20.37%) Technical Architect
3 158 (18.39%) Solutions Architect
4 89 (10.36%) Enterprise Architect
5 77 (8.96%) Developer
6 59 (6.87%) Senior Architect
7 54 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 42 (4.89%) Consultant
9 37 (4.31%) Analyst
10 36 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
11 33 (3.84%) Designer
11 33 (3.84%) Project Manager
12 31 (3.61%) Data Architect
13 30 (3.49%) Lead Architect
14 29 (3.38%) Digital Architect
15 28 (3.26%) Senior Developer
16 27 (3.14%) Java Architect
16 27 (3.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
17 25 (2.91%) Java Developer
17 25 (2.91%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (9.90%) .NET
2 72 (8.38%) Web Services
3 61 (7.10%) HTML
4 58 (6.75%) Middleware
5 54 (6.29%) REST
6 43 (5.01%) AngularJS
6 43 (5.01%) CSS
7 38 (4.42%) Spring
8 36 (4.19%) HTML5
9 33 (3.84%) XML
10 32 (3.73%) SOAP
11 27 (3.14%) JSON
12 26 (3.03%) RESTful
13 21 (2.44%) J2EE
14 19 (2.21%) ASP.NET
15 18 (2.10%) SAP Basis
16 17 (1.98%) Java EE
17 16 (1.86%) .NET Framework
17 16 (1.86%) SAP PI
18 15 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 59 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.77%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.07%) Data Integration
5 34 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.33%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (2.10%) Social Media
9 17 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.63%) Cryptography
12 13 (1.51%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.40%) CMDB
13 12 (1.40%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.40%) User Experience
14 11 (1.28%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.28%) Public Cloud
15 9 (1.05%) Clustering
16 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 101 (11.76%) Linux
2 97 (11.29%) Windows
3 63 (7.33%) Unix
4 20 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.75%) Android
6 15 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.05%) Solaris
9 8 (0.93%) HPUX
9 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.70%) MVS
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.47%) AIX
13 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.23%) VME
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (15.13%) TOGAF
3 107 (12.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 96 (11.18%) SOA
5 83 (9.66%) CRM
6 79 (9.20%) Migration
7 75 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 69 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (6.98%) Open Source
9 60 (6.98%) Project Management
10 55 (6.40%) Zachman Framework
11 54 (6.29%) Data Architecture
12 52 (6.05%) Data Management
13 51 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (5.82%) Mentoring
15 49 (5.70%) Business Analysis
15 49 (5.70%) ITIL
16 47 (5.47%) Data Modelling
17 45 (5.24%) Waterfall
18 44 (5.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 165 (19.21%) Java
2 86 (10.01%) SQL
3 51 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 45 (5.24%) C#
5 31 (3.61%) Python
6 24 (2.79%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.68%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.21%) Perl
9 12 (1.40%) Scala
10 11 (1.28%) VB
11 9 (1.05%) FQL
11 9 (1.05%) PHP
12 8 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 8 (0.93%) COBOL
13 6 (0.70%) Groovy
14 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.58%) Ruby
14 5 (0.58%) SOQL
15 4 (0.47%) ABAP
15 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 89 (10.36%) SC Cleared
3 72 (8.38%) Degree
4 22 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.86%) CISSP
6 13 (1.51%) ISEB
7 11 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.58%) CCNA
10 5 (0.58%) MCSE
10 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.58%) PMP
11 4 (0.47%) CCNP
12 3 (0.35%) CCIE
12 3 (0.35%) CISA
12 3 (0.35%) CISM
12 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.10%) PCI DSS
2 13 (1.51%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.51%) QA
3 10 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.93%) ISO27002
5 5 (0.58%) SLA
6 3 (0.35%) GMP
6 3 (0.35%) ISO27005
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) RMADS
8 1 (0.12%) SEPA
8 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 45 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (4.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.70%) HDFS
4 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.70%) KVM
4 6 (0.70%) XenServer
5 5 (0.58%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) GPFS
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.33%) Puppet
2 13 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.16%) SCCM
4 9 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (0.70%) Ansible
5 6 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.47%) Nagios
6 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.35%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.23%) OpenView
8 2 (0.23%) Salt
8 2 (0.23%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) MOM
9 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 149 (17.35%) Oracle
2 116 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 76 (8.85%) SAP
4 67 (7.80%) VMware
5 39 (4.54%) Cisco
5 39 (4.54%) HP
6 33 (3.84%) IBM
7 31 (3.61%) Citrix
8 18 (2.10%) NetApp
8 18 (2.10%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.98%) Adobe
9 17 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.86%) EMC
10 16 (1.86%) Informatica
11 12 (1.40%) Pega
12 11 (1.28%) Avaya
12 11 (1.28%) Google
13 10 (1.16%) CA
13 10 (1.16%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.16%) Tableau
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
SidTech LTD
Rate: As Per Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago