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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
UK
Rank 340 260 303
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +43
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 268 477 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.11% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 312 202
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £421 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £29.92 £78.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.64% +57.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-46.57% +13.13%

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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -74 254 £500 -9.09% 64
London -50 113 £550 -8.33% 39
South East -12 48 £474 -5.25% 7
East of England 0 31 £500 -14.89% 1
Berkshire +22 20 £475 -5.00% 1
City of London 0 20 £575 -4.16% 6
West Midlands -16 16 £522 -2.06% 4
South West -10 14 £450 -5.26%
Bracknell +14 13 £525 +10.52%
Bedfordshire +5 13 £500 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +16 12 £510 -13.23% 2
Yorkshire +11 12 £510 -11.34% 4
Hampshire -9 12 £550 - 2
Leeds 0 11 £510 -13.23% 2
Tyne and Wear -1 9 £488 - 1
North East -6 9 £488 - 1
West Sussex -9 9 £405 -26.31%
Luton +12 8 £475 -24.00%
Hertfordshire +4 8 £525 -16.00%
Coventry 0 7 £523 -12.79% 2
Essex -1 7 £350 -24.73%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 7 £464 - 1
East Grinstead - 7 £403 -
Wales - 7 £500 -
East Midlands +4 6 £425 -5.55% 7
Bristol -11 6 £600 +26.64%
Cardiff - 5 £500 -
Nottingham - 5 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £425 - 3
South Wales - 5 £500 -

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 197 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (20.52%) Java
3 107 (17.43%) Microsoft
4 98 (15.96%) Finance
5 91 (14.82%) JavaScript
6 83 (13.52%) HTML
7 79 (12.87%) Oracle
7 79 (12.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 78 (12.70%) SOA
9 77 (12.54%) CSS
10 75 (12.21%) TOGAF
11 70 (11.40%) SQL Server
12 68 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 64 (10.42%) SQL
13 64 (10.42%) .NET
14 63 (10.26%) Windows
15 62 (10.10%) SAP
15 62 (10.10%) Scrum
16 59 (9.61%) Migration
16 59 (9.61%) Security Cleared
17 52 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
17 52 (8.47%) ITIL
18 51 (8.31%) CRM
18 51 (8.31%) AngularJS
19 48 (7.82%) SDLC
19 48 (7.82%) Open Source
19 48 (7.82%) Configuration Management
20 47 (7.65%) TDD
20 47 (7.65%) HTML5
21 46 (7.49%) Analytics

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 36 (5.86%) CMS
2 26 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.77%) NetWeaver
5 16 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 16 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (2.44%) SAP EP
7 14 (2.28%) Apache
7 14 (2.28%) IIS
7 14 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.12%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.95%) JBoss
10 10 (1.63%) SAS
10 10 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.47%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.47%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.14%) Confluence
13 7 (1.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.63%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.95%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (1.95%) SAP MDM
3 11 (1.79%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.81%) SAP WM
5 4 (0.65%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.33%) assyst
7 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.05%) PaaS
4 26 (4.23%) Office 365
5 24 (3.91%) IaaS
6 16 (2.61%) SaaS
7 10 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.98%) Bluemix
11 5 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.33%) Akamai
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.33%) CallidusCloud
12 2 (0.33%) GitHub
12 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.37%) Firewall
2 27 (4.40%) WAN
3 25 (4.07%) LAN
4 13 (2.12%) DNS
4 13 (2.12%) Internet
4 13 (2.12%) Network Security
4 13 (2.12%) Skype
4 13 (2.12%) SMS
5 10 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (1.30%) DMZ
7 7 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.14%) LDAP
7 7 (1.14%) MPLS
7 7 (1.14%) PBX
8 6 (0.98%) HTTP
8 6 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (0.98%) VPN
8 6 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.68%) Big Data
3 38 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 35 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.75%) MySQL
9 22 (3.58%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.61%) SAP HANA
11 14 (2.28%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.79%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.47%) HBase
14 9 (1.47%) Redis
15 8 (1.30%) GIS
15 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.09%) Selenium
3 18 (2.93%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.28%) Cucumber
4 14 (2.28%) JIRA
5 13 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.95%) Maven
6 12 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.63%) JUnit
8 7 (1.14%) Ant
8 7 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.14%) gulp
9 6 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.98%) ERwin
9 6 (0.98%) Grunt
9 6 (0.98%) JMeter
9 6 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (0.98%) Mocha
10 5 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 98 (15.96%) Finance
2 45 (7.33%) Banking
3 35 (5.70%) Marketing
4 30 (4.89%) Retail
5 23 (3.75%) Legal
6 17 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Billing
9 5 (0.81%) Local Government
10 4 (0.65%) Automotive
10 4 (0.65%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) French Language
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.33%) Front Office
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 385 (62.70%) Architect
2 122 (19.87%) Technical Architect
3 106 (17.26%) Solutions Architect
4 97 (15.80%) Developer
5 40 (6.51%) Digital Architect
6 38 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 37 (6.03%) Consultant
7 37 (6.03%) Data Architect
8 31 (5.05%) Analyst
9 28 (4.56%) Java Developer
10 24 (3.91%) SAP Architect
10 24 (3.91%) Technical Leader
11 22 (3.58%) Cloud Architect
11 22 (3.58%) Security Architect
12 20 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
12 20 (3.26%) ServiceNow Developer
13 18 (2.93%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.77%) Digital Technical Architect
15 14 (2.28%) Lead Architect
15 14 (2.28%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.52%) HTML
2 77 (12.54%) CSS
3 64 (10.42%) .NET
4 51 (8.31%) AngularJS
5 47 (7.65%) HTML5
6 46 (7.49%) Web Services
7 45 (7.33%) XML
8 43 (7.00%) J2EE
9 42 (6.84%) JSON
10 34 (5.54%) CSS3
11 33 (5.37%) Spring
12 31 (5.05%) RESTful
13 29 (4.72%) Ajax
13 29 (4.72%) REST
14 23 (3.75%) jQuery
14 23 (3.75%) Middleware
15 21 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
16 18 (2.93%) XHTML
17 16 (2.61%) SAP Basis
18 15 (2.44%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.19%) Data Centre
2 30 (4.89%) Management Information System
2 30 (4.89%) User Experience
3 26 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.58%) Virtual Team
5 20 (3.26%) CMDB
6 19 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.28%) Social Media
9 11 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.47%) Clustering
11 9 (1.47%) NHS
12 7 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.98%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.98%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.81%) Equities
14 5 (0.81%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.26%) Windows
2 32 (5.21%) Linux
3 24 (3.91%) Unix
4 17 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.49%) AIX
7 3 (0.49%) Android
7 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.33%) MVS
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (12.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 78 (12.70%) SOA
4 75 (12.21%) TOGAF
5 62 (10.10%) Scrum
6 59 (9.61%) Migration
7 52 (8.47%) ITIL
8 51 (8.31%) CRM
9 48 (7.82%) Configuration Management
9 48 (7.82%) Open Source
9 48 (7.82%) SDLC
10 47 (7.65%) TDD
11 46 (7.49%) Analytics
12 44 (7.17%) Data Modelling
13 42 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (6.84%) Project Management
14 41 (6.68%) E-Commerce
15 40 (6.51%) DevOps
16 39 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (20.52%) Java
2 91 (14.82%) JavaScript
3 64 (10.42%) SQL
4 37 (6.03%) C#
5 25 (4.07%) Ruby
6 24 (3.91%) Python
7 23 (3.75%) Scala
8 13 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.63%) PHP
10 9 (1.47%) ABAP
10 9 (1.47%) C++
11 7 (1.14%) C
11 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.81%) Perl
13 4 (0.65%) AWK
14 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 59 (9.61%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.33%) Degree
3 42 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.95%) CISSP
6 12 (1.95%) CLAS
7 10 (1.63%) CCNA
7 10 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (1.47%) CISM
9 7 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.98%) MCSA
10 6 (0.98%) MCSE
11 5 (0.81%) PMP
12 4 (0.65%) CCNP
12 4 (0.65%) MCSD
12 4 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.23%) QA
2 12 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (0.65%) COBIT
7 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.49%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) GCP
9 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 45 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.12%) Docker
4 10 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.81%) HDFS
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.33%) vSphere
8 2 (0.33%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (1.79%) Nagios
2 10 (1.63%) Ansible
3 8 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.30%) Puppet
4 6 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.65%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.49%) Control-M
6 3 (0.49%) SCCM
7 2 (0.33%) Ambari
7 2 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.33%) Oozie
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.16%) Packer
8 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 107 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 79 (12.87%) Oracle
3 62 (10.10%) SAP
4 32 (5.21%) VMware
5 30 (4.89%) Cisco
6 20 (3.26%) ServiceNow
7 19 (3.09%) hybris
8 18 (2.93%) IBM
8 18 (2.93%) Tableau
9 17 (2.77%) Adobe
9 17 (2.77%) ATG
9 17 (2.77%) Citrix
10 14 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.28%) Splunk
11 12 (1.95%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.79%) Pega
13 10 (1.63%) HP
14 9 (1.47%) Ab Initio
14 9 (1.47%) Informatica
14 9 (1.47%) Teradata
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