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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
139 175 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.89% 97.77% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 108 98
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (50.00%) OpenAM
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat