The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 71 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 6 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.81% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.90% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 14
Average daily rate
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£575 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £560 £518
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%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
906 778 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.24% 90.15% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
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 Reading

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) GIS
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Elastic Path
4 1 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Django
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Path
3 1 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Demandware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Retek
3 1 (9.09%) Sage