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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 234 314 252
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -62
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 471 291 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.77% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 179 197
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 £41.58 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.58 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.86%
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +33 199 £500 - 46
South East +48 110 £450 +4.04% 13
West Midlands +13 39 £450 - 12
North West 0 28 £475 - 5
East of England +6 27 £458 +1.66% 3
South West +7 21 £500 +9.89% 2
Yorkshire -10 21 £463 -11.90% 3
East Midlands -3 9 £550 +22.22% 1
Midlands - 6 £500 -
North East - 3 £523 -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 213 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (24.65%) Oracle
3 169 (19.65%) Java
4 160 (18.60%) Finance
5 128 (14.88%) SQL
6 126 (14.65%) SQL Server
6 126 (14.65%) Windows
7 123 (14.30%) .NET
7 123 (14.30%) Microsoft
8 118 (13.72%) SOA
9 111 (12.91%) Migration
10 100 (11.63%) Linux
11 94 (10.93%) Banking
11 94 (10.93%) Security Cleared
12 91 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
13 84 (9.77%) UNIX
14 81 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
15 79 (9.19%) Degree
16 78 (9.07%) Web Services
17 76 (8.84%) Data Modelling
18 75 (8.72%) JavaScript
18 75 (8.72%) SAP
18 75 (8.72%) SC Cleared
19 74 (8.60%) Relational Database
20 71 (8.26%) C#
20 71 (8.26%) TOGAF
20 71 (8.26%) Data Centre
21 67 (7.79%) HTML
22 66 (7.67%) Scrum
23 61 (7.09%) Oracle Database

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (4.07%) WebLogic
2 30 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.49%) NetWeaver
3 24 (2.79%) CMS
3 24 (2.79%) IIS
4 15 (1.74%) SAP EP
4 15 (1.74%) SAS
4 15 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.63%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (1.40%) Apache
8 11 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.16%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.16%) JBoss
9 10 (1.16%) Node.js
10 7 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.81%) Documentum
Applications
1 58 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.86%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) SPSS
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (0.93%) SAP FI-CA
2 8 (0.93%) SAP EWM
2 8 (0.93%) SAP MDM
2 8 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.81%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.81%) SAP QM
3 7 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.81%) SAP HCM
3 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.70%) SAP APO
4 6 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (0.58%) Agresso
5 5 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.47%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.05%) Office 365
3 9 (1.05%) SaaS
4 4 (0.47%) GitHub
4 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.35%) Force.com
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.23%) Boomi
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.12%) Route 53
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.42%) Firewall
2 29 (3.37%) VPN
3 27 (3.14%) SAN
4 24 (2.79%) LDAP
5 22 (2.56%) Internet
6 21 (2.44%) WAN
7 19 (2.21%) LAN
8 17 (1.98%) Intranet
9 16 (1.86%) DNS
10 15 (1.74%) HTTP
10 15 (1.74%) Wireless
11 14 (1.63%) SSL
12 13 (1.51%) IPsec
13 12 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (1.16%) NAS
14 10 (1.16%) MPLS
15 9 (1.05%) OSPF
15 9 (1.05%) BGP
15 9 (1.05%) VoIP
15 9 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 74 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 61 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 53 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 29 (3.37%) NoSQL
8 26 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
8 26 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.09%) SAP HANA
10 18 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.09%) Big Data
11 17 (1.98%) MS Access
12 14 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (1.51%) IBM InfoSphere
14 12 (1.40%) Data Mining
15 11 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (4.53%) Jenkins
2 23 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.09%) Maven
4 13 (1.51%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.40%) JUnit
5 12 (1.40%) Eclipse
5 12 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (1.40%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.16%) NUnit
8 9 (1.05%) VisualVM
8 9 (1.05%) YourKit
9 8 (0.93%) Subversion
9 8 (0.93%) JIRA
10 7 (0.81%) ReSharper
10 7 (0.81%) Selenium
10 7 (0.81%) Rational Rose
10 7 (0.81%) ANTLR
11 5 (0.58%) Grunt
11 5 (0.58%) FxCop
General
1 160 (18.60%) Finance
2 94 (10.93%) Banking
3 49 (5.70%) Retail
3 49 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 43 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.67%) Marketing
6 16 (1.86%) Legal
7 12 (1.40%) Billing
8 11 (1.28%) Law
8 11 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.93%) French Language
10 7 (0.81%) Military
10 7 (0.81%) Publishing
11 5 (0.58%) Back Office
11 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.47%) Front Office
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Automotive
12 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 472 (54.88%) Architect
2 184 (21.40%) Technical Architect
3 160 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
4 127 (14.77%) Developer
5 61 (7.09%) Consultant
6 46 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 44 (5.12%) Analyst
8 38 (4.42%) SAP Architect
9 36 (4.19%) Designer
10 29 (3.37%) Senior Developer
10 29 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 26 (3.02%) Java Developer
12 23 (2.67%) C# Developer
12 23 (2.67%) Project Manager
12 23 (2.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 22 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
14 18 (2.09%) Data Architect
15 17 (1.98%) Business Analyst
16 16 (1.86%) Enterprise Architect
16 16 (1.86%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (14.30%) .NET
2 78 (9.07%) Web Services
3 67 (7.79%) HTML
4 56 (6.51%) Middleware
5 55 (6.40%) XML
6 47 (5.47%) ASP.NET
7 42 (4.88%) CSS
8 39 (4.53%) REST
9 38 (4.42%) HTML5
10 37 (4.30%) J2EE
11 36 (4.19%) SOAP
12 30 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (3.26%) Spring
14 27 (3.14%) WCF
15 26 (3.02%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.67%) JMS
16 23 (2.67%) AngularJS
17 22 (2.56%) JSON
18 20 (2.33%) Ajax
18 20 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 48 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.30%) Data Integration
5 27 (3.14%) User Experience
6 23 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.74%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.40%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.40%) Wiki
11 11 (1.28%) Clustering
11 11 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 10 (1.16%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.05%) DataPower
13 9 (1.05%) CMDB
14 8 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 126 (14.65%) Windows
2 100 (11.63%) Linux
3 84 (9.77%) UNIX
4 41 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (2.91%) AIX
7 20 (2.33%) Solaris
8 18 (2.09%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.51%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.93%) Android
13 7 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.70%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.47%) HPUX
17 3 (0.35%) VME
17 3 (0.35%) MVS
18 2 (0.23%) Windows CE
18 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (13.72%) SOA
3 111 (12.91%) Migration
4 91 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 76 (8.84%) Data Modelling
6 71 (8.26%) TOGAF
7 66 (7.67%) Scrum
8 59 (6.86%) E-Commerce
9 58 (6.74%) Project Management
10 54 (6.28%) ITIL
10 54 (6.28%) Analytics
11 52 (6.05%) ERP
11 52 (6.05%) CRM
12 49 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (5.58%) Data Management
14 47 (5.47%) Information Security
14 47 (5.47%) ETL
15 42 (4.88%) Data Migration
16 40 (4.65%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 169 (19.65%) Java
2 128 (14.88%) SQL
3 75 (8.72%) JavaScript
4 71 (8.26%) C#
5 42 (4.88%) Python
6 19 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.98%) VBA
8 14 (1.63%) C
8 14 (1.63%) R
9 13 (1.51%) Perl
10 12 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.28%) VB
12 10 (1.16%) Scala
13 8 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.93%) C++
13 8 (0.93%) PHP
14 6 (0.70%) VB6
14 6 (0.70%) Ruby
15 4 (0.47%) Korn
15 4 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 94 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 79 (9.19%) Degree
3 75 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.63%) CISSP
7 9 (1.05%) MCSE
7 9 (1.05%) CCNP
7 9 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.70%) CCNA
8 6 (0.70%) JNCIS
9 5 (0.58%) CCSA
9 5 (0.58%) CCSE
9 5 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (0.47%) MCSD
10 4 (0.47%) MCSA
10 4 (0.47%) CCDP
10 4 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.44%) QA
3 13 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.05%) SLA
6 4 (0.47%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) TickIT
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 46 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.16%) vSphere
5 7 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.58%) Snort
6 5 (0.58%) Squid
7 4 (0.47%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.35%) vCloud
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 2 (0.23%) GPFS
10 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.12%) IAG
10 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.40%) Puppet
2 9 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (1.05%) SCCM
3 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.23%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.23%) SCOM
4 2 (0.23%) Graphite
5 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 212 (24.65%) Oracle
2 123 (14.30%) Microsoft
3 75 (8.72%) SAP
4 55 (6.40%) VMware
5 51 (5.93%) IBM
6 40 (4.65%) Cisco
7 27 (3.14%) Citrix
8 25 (2.91%) Adobe
8 25 (2.91%) Juniper
9 23 (2.67%) Informatica
10 22 (2.56%) HP
11 19 (2.21%) Pega
12 18 (2.09%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.40%) Sybase
13 12 (1.40%) Talend
14 11 (1.28%) webMethods
14 11 (1.28%) Websense
15 10 (1.16%) Netezza
15 10 (1.16%) NetApp
15 10 (1.16%) ServiceNow
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: Salary - £75,000 to £90,000
Posted: 26 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
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