The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 26 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.02% 1.85% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.19% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£379 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
Technical Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 183 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.82% 84.72% 90.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 120 113
Average daily rate £375 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft