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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 50 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.14% - 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% - 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Average daily rate £465 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 - £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £493 £523
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £56.00 - £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
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
437 326 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.77% 74.77% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 181 261
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 58
Average hourly rate £36.50 £29.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.32% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £450 -
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) J2EE
3 10 (62.50%) OO
3 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (43.75%) Analytics
6 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) Automotive
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) SOA
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) ETL
10 2 (12.50%) SMS
10 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (12.50%) Adobe
10 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (12.50%) IBM
10 2 (12.50%) DataStage
10 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 2 (12.50%) Teradata
10 2 (12.50%) Legal
10 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 2 (12.50%) Change Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) DataStage
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Architect
2 10 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (25.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (62.50%) OO
2 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 8 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) Presales
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Planning Poker
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com