The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 64 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 6 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 1.69% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.78% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 39
Median daily rate £500 £475 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £424 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £508 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £514
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.64 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.87%
Technical Architect
Berkshire

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
671 899 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.31% 95.23% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 512 521
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) French Language
4 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
1 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft