The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
England / South West
Rank 113 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.74% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.77% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 26
Median daily rate £418 £445 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £506
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2448 2852 2954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.44% 95.70% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1947 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 156 197
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.84 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the South West region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -4 7 £350 -27.83%
Bristol +8 5 £550 +25.71% 4
Somerset +9 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South West region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) Banking
6 4 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.11%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (11.11%) Presales
7 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.33%) C#
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.56%) JSON
8 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (5.56%) Git (software)

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.78%) Alfresco
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Liferay
1 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Buildr
3 1 (2.78%) Bower
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Gradle
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) jMock
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) TestNG
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) EJB
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) LINQ
4 1 (2.78%) Modernizr
4 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.78%) RESTEasy
4 1 (2.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) CESG
2 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (11.11%) Presales
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (8.33%) CRM
3 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.56%) MVC
4 2 (5.56%) Process Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) TDD
4 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Packer
2 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) ATG
3 1 (2.78%) Brocade
3 1 (2.78%) BT
3 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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