The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 293 250 290
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +40
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 293 356 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.04% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 199 189
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £345 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.78 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.82 - £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 - £41.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.78 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36751 34198 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.37% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23125 21216 22145
Average daily rate £408 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 977 1381
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Technical Architecture
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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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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 -16 168 £500 +5.26% 51
South East -47 46 £433 +1.76% 16
West Midlands +9 28 £450 +50.00% 4
East of England -6 22 £450 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +5 12 £450 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire 0 8 £525 +21.38% 7
South West -52 5 £455 +13.75% 4
North West -20 2 - - 4
North East - - - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 128 (21.12%) Finance
2 114 (18.81%) Oracle
3 110 (18.15%) Java
4 94 (15.51%) .NET
5 92 (15.18%) Microsoft
6 89 (14.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 84 (13.86%) Web Services
8 78 (12.87%) SOA
9 72 (11.88%) TOGAF
10 71 (11.72%) SQL
10 71 (11.72%) Degree
11 65 (10.73%) HTML
12 62 (10.23%) UNIX
13 61 (10.07%) Security Cleared
14 59 (9.74%) JavaScript
14 59 (9.74%) Banking
14 59 (9.74%) Migration
15 58 (9.57%) SOAP
16 57 (9.41%) ITIL
16 57 (9.41%) SQL Server
17 53 (8.75%) Windows
17 53 (8.75%) Scrum
18 51 (8.42%) Project Management
19 49 (8.09%) C#
20 48 (7.92%) SC Cleared
20 48 (7.92%) REST
21 46 (7.59%) CRM
22 44 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
23 43 (7.10%) VMware
24 42 (6.93%) SAP

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 23 (3.80%) IIS
2 21 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.97%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (2.64%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (0.83%) Liferay
9 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.83%) SAS
9 5 (0.83%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.83%) CMS
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 36 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.15%) MS Office
3 10 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.49%) MS Project
4 9 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.16%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.17%) Mingle
6 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.49%) SAP SD
4 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.83%) TRIRIGA
6 5 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.66%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.80%) SaaS
2 9 (1.49%) Force.com
3 8 (1.32%) PaaS
4 7 (1.16%) IaaS
5 6 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.99%) Office 365
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.46%) SAN
2 24 (3.96%) Firewall
3 22 (3.63%) Internet
4 21 (3.47%) LDAP
5 16 (2.64%) VPN
6 14 (2.31%) HTTP
7 11 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.65%) Wireless
8 10 (1.65%) Intranet
9 9 (1.49%) NAS
9 9 (1.49%) WAN
9 9 (1.49%) DNS
10 8 (1.32%) SSL
11 7 (1.16%) VoIP
11 7 (1.16%) DHCP
12 6 (0.99%) Network Security
13 5 (0.83%) LAN
14 4 (0.66%) IPsec
14 4 (0.66%) BGP
14 4 (0.66%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (5.12%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.15%) Big Data
8 11 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.16%) DataStage
12 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.99%) DB2
13 5 (0.83%) MySQL
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.31%) Maven
2 13 (2.15%) JUnit
3 11 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.82%) Ant
4 10 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.32%) Rational Rose
5 8 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.16%) Selenium
6 7 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.83%) Toad
8 4 (0.66%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.66%) Subversion
8 4 (0.66%) Mockito
8 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.66%) EasyMock
8 4 (0.66%) JIRA
9 3 (0.50%) PhoneGap
9 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 128 (21.12%) Finance
2 59 (9.74%) Banking
3 28 (4.62%) Retail
4 24 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.82%) Marketing
6 11 (1.82%) Local Government
7 7 (1.16%) Military
8 6 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.99%) Back Office
9 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.66%) Legal
9 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.50%) Front Office
10 3 (0.50%) Automotive
10 3 (0.50%) Games
10 3 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
11 2 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 341 (56.27%) Architect
2 131 (21.62%) Technical Architect
3 123 (20.30%) Solutions Architect
4 81 (13.37%) Developer
5 43 (7.10%) Consultant
6 33 (5.45%) Analyst
6 33 (5.45%) Senior Architect
7 26 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
8 22 (3.63%) Senior Developer
8 22 (3.63%) .NET Developer
8 22 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 19 (3.14%) Project Manager
10 17 (2.81%) Java Developer
10 17 (2.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 16 (2.64%) Data Architect
12 14 (2.31%) C# Developer
12 14 (2.31%) Business Analyst
13 13 (2.15%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Web Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (15.51%) .NET
2 84 (13.86%) Web Services
3 65 (10.73%) HTML
4 58 (9.57%) SOAP
5 48 (7.92%) REST
6 40 (6.60%) Middleware
7 34 (5.61%) XML
8 30 (4.95%) CSS
9 29 (4.79%) J2EE
10 23 (3.80%) ASP.NET
11 19 (3.14%) Spring
12 18 (2.97%) JSP
13 16 (2.64%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.64%) HTML5
14 14 (2.31%) JMS
14 14 (2.31%) RESTful
15 12 (1.98%) jQuery
15 12 (1.98%) WCF
16 11 (1.82%) Java EE
16 11 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.77%) Management Information System
2 25 (4.13%) Open Source
3 19 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.97%) NHS
4 18 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
6 10 (1.65%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.32%) Speech Recognition
8 8 (1.32%) GIS
9 7 (1.16%) Clustering
10 6 (0.99%) CMDB
10 6 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.66%) CESG
12 4 (0.66%) iPad
13 3 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.23%) UNIX
2 53 (8.75%) Windows
3 41 (6.77%) Linux
4 20 (3.30%) AIX
5 15 (2.48%) Solaris
6 13 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.49%) Android
8 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (14.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 78 (12.87%) SOA
3 72 (11.88%) TOGAF
4 59 (9.74%) Migration
5 57 (9.41%) ITIL
6 53 (8.75%) Scrum
7 51 (8.42%) Project Management
8 46 (7.59%) CRM
9 44 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (6.77%) Data Migration
11 36 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (5.78%) Information Management
13 34 (5.61%) Service Delivery
14 31 (5.12%) Analytics
15 30 (4.95%) Business Analysis
15 30 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (4.62%) UML
16 28 (4.62%) PRINCE2
16 28 (4.62%) Web Development
16 28 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 110 (18.15%) Java
2 71 (11.72%) SQL
3 59 (9.74%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.09%) C#
5 15 (2.48%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.82%) C
6 11 (1.82%) Python
7 10 (1.65%) Apex Code
8 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.83%) Perl
10 5 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.50%) RPG
11 3 (0.50%) C++
11 3 (0.50%) VB
12 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.33%) R
13 1 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 71 (11.72%) Degree
2 61 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 48 (7.92%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.31%) CISSP
5 8 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.16%) CISM
7 6 (0.99%) CCNP
8 5 (0.83%) ISSAP
9 4 (0.66%) CCIE
10 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.50%) ISEB
10 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.33%) MCTS
11 2 (0.33%) MBA
11 2 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
11 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CISA
11 2 (0.33%) CCDP
11 2 (0.33%) CCNA
11 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.31%) SLA
2 10 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.16%) COBIT
4 6 (0.99%) QA
5 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.16%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.99%) Nmap
7 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) GPFS
8 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.65%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.32%) Puppet
2 8 (1.32%) SCCM
3 7 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.16%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.16%) Nagios
4 6 (0.99%) Nessus
4 6 (0.99%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.99%) CORE IMPACT
4 6 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.50%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) Cacti
6 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (18.81%) Oracle
2 92 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.10%) VMware
4 42 (6.93%) SAP
5 34 (5.61%) IBM
6 32 (5.28%) Cisco
7 23 (3.80%) HP
8 21 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.48%) Citrix
10 14 (2.31%) Sybase
11 13 (2.15%) NetApp
12 11 (1.82%) Siebel
13 10 (1.65%) Informatica
13 10 (1.65%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.49%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.49%) Juniper
15 8 (1.32%) Casewise
15 8 (1.32%) BT
15 8 (1.32%) BMC
15 8 (1.32%) Red Hat
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Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: From £500 to £600 per day excellent rate
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
North West London
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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