The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.74% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
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%
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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 Preston 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
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 86.92% 96.77% 87.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 43
Average daily rate £363 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 4
Average hourly rate £20.35 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.30% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £22.50 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Akka
4 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Batik
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Akka
1 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Batik
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SVG
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft