The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 41 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.22% 1.12% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 1.22% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 493 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.78% 91.98% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 253 195
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 70 67
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Essex region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Essex region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Brentwood +3 4 £395 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 13 (50.00%) Middleware
1 13 (50.00%) SOA
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (30.77%) WSO2
5 8 (30.77%) Coaching
5 8 (30.77%) REST
6 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (26.92%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) JSON
6 7 (26.92%) Puppet
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Subversion
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) UML
6 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
7 6 (23.08%) CRM
7 6 (23.08%) J2EE
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) Business Objects
8 5 (19.23%) WebLogic

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
1 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (19.23%) WildFly
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Ingres
2 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Middleware
2 8 (30.77%) REST
3 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) JMS
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.85%) Django
7 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Thin Client
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
1 5 (19.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) SOA
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (30.77%) Coaching
4 7 (26.92%) Kanban
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) CRM
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) API Design
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) Critical Success Factor
10 1 (3.85%) User Stories
10 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) WSO2
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Business Objects
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe