The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 53 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.19% 0.43% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.60% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£478 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £515 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £659 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.58 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
611 672 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.82% 72.73% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 299 259
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 4 (19.05%) Semantic Web
3 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) JSR 170
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) RDF
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) GIS
3 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Content Management
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Marketing
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) French Language
4 3 (14.29%) Italian Language
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) People Management
5 2 (9.52%) MS Office
5 2 (9.52%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) French Language
2 3 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
1 4 (19.05%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Semantic Web
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) GIS
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
2 4 (19.05%) Content Management
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) RDF
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco