The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 44 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 22 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.91% 1.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate £600 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Technical Architecture
East of England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -12 7 £605 -
Basildon - - - -
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (64.10%) TOGAF
2 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
3 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (28.21%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.51%) Information Management
6 8 (20.51%) Dependency Management
7 7 (17.95%) AccuRev
7 7 (17.95%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) J2EE
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) UNIX
9 5 (12.82%) SAP
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) Linux
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (12.82%) MEAP
9 5 (12.82%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (10.26%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.69%) Finance
11 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.69%) Degree
11 3 (7.69%) ITIL

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Ingres
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Architect
2 25 (64.10%) Technical Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) J2EE
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) MEAP
4 2 (5.13%) JMS
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) TOGAF
2 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
3 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (28.21%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.51%) Information Management
6 8 (20.51%) Dependency Management
7 7 (17.95%) OO
8 5 (12.82%) SOA
8 5 (12.82%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) B2C
10 3 (7.69%) Project Management
10 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
11 2 (5.13%) Time Management
11 2 (5.13%) Requirements Engineering
11 2 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) AccuRev
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft