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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 34 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.15% 1.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £468 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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
393 352 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.02% 96.70% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 227 140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 7
Average hourly rate £18.52 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.72% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 7 £550 +4.76%
Technical Architect
East Midlands

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (10.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) Google