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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
Technical Architecture
West Midlands

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
116 174 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.38% 78.73% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 54
Average daily rate £340 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £10.96 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £25.00 £21.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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