The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 66 52 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 2.03% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 2.94% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +90.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 647 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 69.46% 69.12% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 277 299
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +93.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £36.85 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Technical Architecture
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (71.43%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Force.com
3 2 (28.57%) Apex Code
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) C#

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
2 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Apex Code
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP