The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
England / South West
Rank 124 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
Median daily rate £320 £474 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.45% -13.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2074 2373 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.08% 82.11% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1664 1550
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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 +3 4 £285 -52.98% 1
Bristol -2 3 £700 +55.55% 2
Somerset - 3 £553 - 2
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) ATG
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
5 6 (20.69%) Spring
5 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) JSON
5 6 (20.69%) Use Case
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) RESTful
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Kanban
7 4 (13.79%) Selenium
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) Content Management
7 4 (13.79%) CMS
7 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
7 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL

Technical Architecture
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 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ENOVIA
1 1 (3.45%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) OLAP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
1 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Buildr
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Gradle
3 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.90%) JDeveloper
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) jMock
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.90%) Toad
4 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
4 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Pensions Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Cutover Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Telephony Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Teradata Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
2 6 (20.69%) RESTful
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.79%) CSS3
3 4 (13.79%) Dropwizard
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) JSP
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) EJB
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) JSF
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) RIA
1 2 (6.90%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) BYOD
2 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Use Case
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
6 4 (13.79%) Kanban
6 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) ABAP
5 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) HNC
3 2 (6.90%) HND
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ATG
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) hybris
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Talend