The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.58 -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 87 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.50% 71.31% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 53
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £187 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.72 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.75 £8.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Technical Architecture
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle