The first table below looks at the demand for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 31 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.42% 0.40% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.52% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £210 £475 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.89% -5.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 192 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.55% 75.89% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -53.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.43 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Technical Architecture
Oxfordshire

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Technical Architecture
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Amdocs
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Amdocs