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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 60 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 11 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 0.58% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.84% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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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
732 592 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.33% 68.52% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 310 364
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) French Language
3 3 (18.75%) Italian Language
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Semantic Web
4 2 (12.50%) JSR 170
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) RDF
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) French Language
2 3 (18.75%) Italian Language
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Semantic Web
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) RDF
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Retek
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Pega