The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
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%
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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 Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 85 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.20% 88.54% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 77
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £12.42 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £13.50 £32.50
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 Northern Ireland

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Technical Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Actimize
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Actimize