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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 57 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 11 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.20% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.35% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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 £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +158.18%
Technical Architect
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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
817 891 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.98% 89.28% 91.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 421 350
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 42
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £19.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 5 (27.78%) GIS
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Process Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) PKI
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) HP Helion
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
6 1 (5.56%) Zerto
6 1 (5.56%) Neverfail
6 1 (5.56%) Server Building

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) HP Helion
1 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) JSR 170
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) GIS
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 4 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Process Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) RDF
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Veeam
2 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Varonis
2 1 (5.56%) Zerto
2 1 (5.56%) Neverfail
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec