The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 49 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
398 323 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.89% 66.46% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 62
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £500 -
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 15 (60.00%) NHS
3 14 (56.00%) Finance
3 14 (56.00%) Local Government
4 12 (48.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (32.00%) Degree
6 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) Lagan
7 7 (28.00%) CRM
8 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (24.00%) J2EE
8 6 (24.00%) AccuRev
9 5 (20.00%) Information Management
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) SOA
10 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
10 4 (16.00%) Open Source
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 1 (4.00%) Test Automation

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
1 14 (56.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Architect
2 13 (52.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (32.00%) Technical Design Architect
4 7 (28.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) NHS
2 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (28.00%) CRM
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Information Management
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (16.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Test Management
9 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Lagan
3 6 (24.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft