The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
UK
Rank 342 257 314
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +57
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 274 451 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 274 200
Median daily rate £525 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.54% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £51.25 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +139.93%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture within the UK.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England -77 263 £525 - 60
London -30 153 £575 +4.54% 28
South East -42 40 £475 -5.00% 7
City of London +1 30 £600 - 11
East of England 0 29 £413 -34.00% 4
Berkshire -1 16 £400 -20.00% 3
Essex +3 12 £350 -22.22%
Bracknell +10 11 £431 +7.81%
Yorkshire +9 10 £496 -0.75% 4
West Yorkshire +14 9 £500 -2.43% 4
Leeds 0 9 £500 -2.43% 3
Hertfordshire 0 9 £500 -20.00%
South West +5 8 £303 -38.88% 1
West Sussex +1 8 £405 -26.31%
Tyne and Wear -12 8 £525 -
North East -14 8 £525 -
Bedfordshire 0 7 £500 -20.00% 3
Scotland +8 6 - - 1
Surrey +7 6 £450 -5.26% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 6 £513 -
Luton +4 5 £463 -26.00% 2
Hampshire -5 5 £563 +2.27% 2
North West -6 5 £360 -24.21% 6
Woking -7 5 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands -17 5 £500 - 1
Cheshire +25 4 £405 +8.00% 3
Edinburgh +20 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -2 4 £285 -52.98%
Corsham -6 4 £285 -61.02%
Worthing -11 4 £500 -9.09%

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 221 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (22.14%) Java
3 134 (20.46%) Microsoft
4 110 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 107 (16.34%) Finance
6 89 (13.59%) HTML
7 88 (13.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 79 (12.06%) SOA
9 74 (11.30%) Oracle
10 73 (11.15%) Security Cleared
11 70 (10.69%) SQL Server
12 67 (10.23%) SQL
12 67 (10.23%) .NET
12 67 (10.23%) CSS
13 64 (9.77%) TOGAF
14 63 (9.62%) Project Management
15 62 (9.47%) Active Directory
16 61 (9.31%) SAP
16 61 (9.31%) Scrum
16 61 (9.31%) SC Cleared
17 60 (9.16%) Migration
17 60 (9.16%) CRM
18 58 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 57 (8.70%) Open Source
19 57 (8.70%) Windows
20 54 (8.24%) Data Modelling
20 54 (8.24%) Banking
21 53 (8.09%) Configuration Management
22 52 (7.94%) ITIL
22 52 (7.94%) TDD

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills 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 41 (6.26%) CMS
2 29 (4.43%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.21%) NetWeaver
5 20 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (2.90%) SAP EP
7 16 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.83%) Apache
9 11 (1.68%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.68%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.68%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.53%) IIS
11 9 (1.37%) JBoss
11 9 (1.37%) SAS
11 9 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.22%) Confluence
12 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.44%) MS Office
3 11 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.76%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.44%) SAP MDM
3 15 (2.29%) SAP CRM
4 13 (1.98%) Adobe Campaign
5 12 (1.83%) Eloqua
6 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.76%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.31%) assyst
9 2 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.89%) PaaS
4 27 (4.12%) IaaS
4 27 (4.12%) Office 365
5 16 (2.44%) SaaS
6 8 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (0.76%) Bluemix
7 5 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.46%) Akamai
8 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) CallidusCloud
9 2 (0.31%) GitHub
9 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.31%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.34%) Firewall
2 27 (4.12%) WAN
3 25 (3.82%) LAN
4 20 (3.05%) Network Security
5 16 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (2.29%) Skype
7 14 (2.14%) SMS
8 12 (1.83%) DNS
8 12 (1.83%) LDAP
9 11 (1.68%) Internet
10 7 (1.07%) DMZ
10 7 (1.07%) HTTP
10 7 (1.07%) MPLS
10 7 (1.07%) PBX
11 6 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.76%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.76%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.65%) Big Data
3 33 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 20 (3.05%) SAP HANA
9 18 (2.75%) MySQL
10 17 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (2.14%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.83%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.68%) IBM InfoSphere
14 11 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.37%) HBase
15 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (4.27%) Selenium
2 23 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.21%) Cucumber
4 20 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.29%) JIRA
8 12 (1.83%) Maven
9 9 (1.37%) JUnit
10 7 (1.07%) Grunt
10 7 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.92%) JMeter
11 6 (0.92%) Mocha
11 6 (0.92%) Mockito
12 5 (0.76%) Ant
12 5 (0.76%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.76%) gulp
12 5 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.76%) Subversion
12 5 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 107 (16.34%) Finance
2 54 (8.24%) Banking
3 50 (7.63%) Marketing
4 34 (5.19%) Retail
5 20 (3.05%) Legal
6 18 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.92%) Automotive
10 5 (0.76%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.46%) Back Office
11 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (61.53%) Architect
2 135 (20.61%) Technical Architect
3 107 (16.34%) Developer
4 106 (16.18%) Solutions Architect
5 49 (7.48%) Infrastructure Architect
6 38 (5.80%) Consultant
7 35 (5.34%) Digital Architect
7 35 (5.34%) Java Developer
8 30 (4.58%) Analyst
9 28 (4.27%) Data Architect
9 28 (4.27%) SAP Architect
10 26 (3.97%) Security Architect
11 23 (3.51%) Technical Leader
12 22 (3.36%) ServiceNow Developer
13 20 (3.05%) Cloud Architect
14 18 (2.75%) SAP Technical Architect
15 16 (2.44%) Digital Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
16 14 (2.14%) Digital Marketing Architect
16 14 (2.14%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (13.59%) HTML
2 67 (10.23%) .NET
2 67 (10.23%) CSS
3 52 (7.94%) AngularJS
3 52 (7.94%) HTML5
4 49 (7.48%) XML
5 44 (6.72%) J2EE
5 44 (6.72%) Web Services
6 40 (6.11%) JSON
7 39 (5.95%) Spring
8 35 (5.34%) RESTful
9 33 (5.04%) REST
10 30 (4.58%) CSS3
11 27 (4.12%) Middleware
12 26 (3.97%) Ajax
12 26 (3.97%) jQuery
13 20 (3.05%) SAP Basis
13 20 (3.05%) SAP PI
13 20 (3.05%) XHTML
14 18 (2.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 37 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.97%) User Experience
5 22 (3.36%) CMDB
5 22 (3.36%) Virtual Team
6 20 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.44%) Social Media
10 13 (1.98%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.68%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.53%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.53%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.53%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.37%) Clustering
14 8 (1.22%) NHS
14 8 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.70%) Windows
2 37 (5.65%) Linux
3 22 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.60%) Unix
5 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.76%) Android
8 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.46%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 79 (12.06%) SOA
4 64 (9.77%) TOGAF
5 63 (9.62%) Project Management
6 61 (9.31%) Scrum
7 60 (9.16%) CRM
7 60 (9.16%) Migration
8 57 (8.70%) Open Source
9 54 (8.24%) Data Modelling
10 53 (8.09%) Configuration Management
11 52 (7.94%) ITIL
11 52 (7.94%) TDD
12 51 (7.79%) SDLC
13 49 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (7.33%) Analytics
15 47 (7.18%) Content Management
16 46 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (6.72%) Use Case
18 41 (6.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 145 (22.14%) Java
2 110 (16.79%) JavaScript
3 67 (10.23%) SQL
4 35 (5.34%) C#
5 26 (3.97%) Python
6 24 (3.66%) Ruby
7 21 (3.21%) Scala
8 18 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.83%) ABAP
10 12 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.53%) PHP
12 9 (1.37%) C
13 8 (1.22%) C++
14 7 (1.07%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.07%) Perl
15 4 (0.61%) AWK
15 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.46%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 61 (9.31%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.94%) Degree
4 24 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.14%) MCSA
6 13 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.53%) CLAS
9 9 (1.37%) CCNA
10 8 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.07%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.07%) CISSP
12 6 (0.92%) CISM
12 6 (0.92%) ISEB
12 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.76%) MCSE
13 5 (0.76%) MCTS
13 5 (0.76%) PMP
14 4 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.04%) QA
2 14 (2.14%) Government Security Classifications
3 11 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.22%) COBIT
4 8 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.61%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) GCP
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 62 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.14%) Docker
4 10 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.76%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.76%) HDFS
6 4 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.61%) XenApp
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.15%) Snort
9 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.29%) Ansible
2 12 (1.83%) Puppet
3 11 (1.68%) Nagios
4 10 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.07%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.92%) OpenAM
6 6 (0.92%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.61%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.46%) Control-M
9 2 (0.31%) Ambari
9 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.31%) Oozie
9 2 (0.31%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.15%) Packer
10 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 134 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.30%) Oracle
3 61 (9.31%) SAP
4 42 (6.41%) Cisco
5 37 (5.65%) VMware
6 24 (3.66%) IBM
7 22 (3.36%) CheckPoint
7 22 (3.36%) ServiceNow
8 21 (3.21%) Adobe
8 21 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.90%) ATG
10 18 (2.75%) Citrix
10 18 (2.75%) hybris
11 14 (2.14%) Splunk
12 12 (1.83%) Pega
12 12 (1.83%) Tableau
13 9 (1.37%) HP
14 8 (1.22%) Google
14 8 (1.22%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.22%) Nortel
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £825 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Washington Frank
Posted: 6 days ago