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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 115 135 98
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.63% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.65% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 37
Median daily rate £475 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £484 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £514
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.64 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.87%
Technical Architect
England

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
2655 3057 3155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.06% 95.77% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 2056 2037
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 156 227
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 14 £350 -24.32% 2
Gloucestershire -7 4 £563 +40.62% 1
Bristol +6 3 £385 -12.00% 2
Somerset +24 1 £410 -7.86% 1
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (20.45%) Finance
5 8 (18.18%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Linux
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Siebel
7 6 (13.64%) Java
7 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (13.64%) Middleware
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (13.64%) Network Design
7 6 (13.64%) BPEL
8 5 (11.36%) Banking
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (11.36%) E-business
8 5 (11.36%) C++
8 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) XML
8 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (9.09%) Presales
9 4 (9.09%) IBM

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 (2.27%) Alfresco
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
1 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) Liferay
1 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) HBase
2 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Bower
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Grunt
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) TestNG
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.36%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) LINQ
4 1 (2.27%) Modernizr
4 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) BPEL
6 6 (13.64%) Network Design
7 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.36%) E-business
8 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Presales
9 3 (6.82%) CRM
10 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Migration
10 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) HDFS
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Packer
1 1 (2.27%) PowerCLI
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
1 6 (13.64%) Siebel
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Juniper
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) Brocade
5 1 (2.27%) BT
5 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.27%) Veeam