The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.87% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
Technical Architect
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
427 323 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 92.62% 91.76% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 187 122
Average daily rate £400 £410 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.16 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Technical Architect
East Midlands

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Pacemaker
2 3 (60.00%) iptables
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
1 3 (60.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (60.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Google