The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 39 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.67% 1.58% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.69% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 236 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.97% 93.28% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 69
Average daily rate £300 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Architect
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) DNN
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) DNN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java