The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 28 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.50% 1.84% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.92% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.26%
Technical Architect
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 156 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.97% 95.71% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £46.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +3 1 - -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle