The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 98 61 140
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +79
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 70 104 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 2.68% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.85% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 0
Average daily rate £500 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.28%
Technical Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3653 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.30% 94.10% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2284 1933 1536
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 223 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Cheshire -15 42 £475 -20.83% 1
Manchester -15 12 £513 +6.49% 4
Lancashire -15 8 £513 -8.48%
Merseyside +3 2 £500 +3.62%
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 64 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.15%) Java
3 40 (29.20%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.63%) Migration
5 29 (21.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 28 (20.44%) Oracle
7 27 (19.71%) SOA
8 26 (18.98%) Linux
9 24 (17.52%) .NET
10 23 (16.79%) TOGAF
11 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
12 20 (14.60%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (13.87%) C++
14 18 (13.14%) Python
14 18 (13.14%) Internet
14 18 (13.14%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (12.41%) Security Cleared
15 17 (12.41%) Finance
15 17 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (11.68%) Banking
16 16 (11.68%) Middleware
16 16 (11.68%) HTML
17 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (10.95%) J2EE
17 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.22%) NetApp
18 14 (10.22%) CSS
18 14 (10.22%) FlexPod
18 14 (10.22%) Microservices

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (8.76%) JBoss
2 11 (8.03%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.30%) Apache
4 9 (6.57%) Node.js
4 9 (6.57%) Tuxedo
5 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.46%) CICS
7 2 (1.46%) Drupal
7 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.73%) Mule
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.14%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.84%) IaaS
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.19%) Office 365
4 3 (2.19%) SaaS
5 2 (1.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) Internet
2 11 (8.03%) HTTP
3 3 (2.19%) Intranet
3 3 (2.19%) Network Security
4 2 (1.46%) Skype
5 1 (0.73%) DHCP
5 1 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) LAN
5 1 (0.73%) SAN
5 1 (0.73%) VLAN
5 1 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.30%) MySQL
3 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) Big Data
6 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.46%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Banking
3 10 (7.30%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Law
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.52%) .NET
2 16 (11.68%) HTML
2 16 (11.68%) Middleware
3 15 (10.95%) J2EE
4 14 (10.22%) CSS
5 13 (9.49%) HTML5
6 12 (8.76%) Web Services
7 11 (8.03%) CSS3
7 11 (8.03%) JSON
7 11 (8.03%) XML
8 10 (7.30%) REST
8 10 (7.30%) SOAP
9 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.57%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.57%) Apache Camel
9 9 (6.57%) JDBC
9 9 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.38%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.22%) FlexPod
4 11 (8.03%) User Experience
5 7 (5.11%) Private Cloud
6 6 (4.38%) Social Media
7 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.19%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.19%) PMI
10 2 (1.46%) CESG
10 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.73%) CMDB
11 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.73%) Economics
11 1 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.73%) PKI
11 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Unix
3 6 (4.38%) Windows
4 3 (2.19%) VME
5 2 (1.46%) AIX
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.63%) Migration
3 29 (21.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 27 (19.71%) SOA
5 23 (16.79%) TOGAF
6 20 (14.60%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.22%) Microservices
9 13 (9.49%) Open Source
10 10 (7.30%) ArchiMate
10 10 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.30%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (6.57%) E-business
11 9 (6.57%) High Availability
11 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.11%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.11%) CRM
12 7 (5.11%) Re-Platforming
12 7 (5.11%) Service Design
13 6 (4.38%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.15%) Java
2 40 (29.20%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.87%) C++
4 18 (13.14%) Python
5 11 (8.03%) COBOL
6 10 (7.30%) C
7 9 (6.57%) C#
8 8 (5.84%) VB
9 6 (4.38%) FQL
9 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.92%) PHP
10 4 (2.92%) SQL
11 3 (2.19%) R
12 2 (1.46%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.38%) CISSP
4 6 (4.38%) CLAS
5 4 (2.92%) Degree
6 3 (2.19%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.73%) ISO27005
2 1 (0.73%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.84%) StatsD
2 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.22%) NetApp
3 11 (8.03%) IBM
4 9 (6.57%) VMware
5 8 (5.84%) Apigee
5 8 (5.84%) Citrix
5 8 (5.84%) Mashery
6 6 (4.38%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.19%) Tableau
7 3 (2.19%) Teradata
8 2 (1.46%) BT
8 2 (1.46%) Chordiant
8 2 (1.46%) HP
9 1 (0.73%) Curam
9 1 (0.73%) webMethods
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