The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 23 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 Job Titles advertised for the Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 27 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.48% 2.62% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.98% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £431 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -0.09%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
186 168 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 89.42% 87.96% 90.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 78 87
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Architect
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) KANA
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Verint
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) KANA
1 1 (16.67%) Verint