The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 68 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.29% 1.05% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.09% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £455 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £485 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +8.98%
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%
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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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
662 457 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.11% 95.81% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 237 286
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (26.67%) Apex Code
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Boomi
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Informatica
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 2 (13.33%) Sage
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Windows

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Boomi
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DataStage
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Apex Code
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Sage
3 2 (13.33%) Websense
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Ceridian
4 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio