The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 41 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.26% 0.25% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.29% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£485 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £443
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 -
Technical Architecture
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 342 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.68% 84.44% 61.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 254 62
Average daily rate £360 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 11 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
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 Somerset

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 5 £485 -
Technical Architecture
South West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (50.00%) VB6
2 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Architect
4 4 (40.00%) Lead Architect
4 4 (40.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) VB
1 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft