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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 307 315 320
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 416 389 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 235 184
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
44683 43767 41024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27730 25945
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1246 1211
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 393 £525 +10.52% 95
London +20 188 £588 +17.50% 45
South East -29 67 £495 +10.00% 14
Yorkshire +30 32 £475 +5.55% 9
South West -9 31 £500 - 4
City of London +17 29 £550 +2.08% 11
East of England +17 26 £438 -23.07% 3
North West -2 22 £531 +13.03% 4
Berkshire -15 22 £450 - 3
Scotland -10 18 £445 -6.31% 1
West Yorkshire +6 16 £475 +8.57% 9
Bristol +4 16 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire +17 15 £400 -23.80% 3
North East -29 14 £440 +4.14% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 14 £440 -1.12% 3
Tyne and Wear -37 14 £440 +4.14% 3
Hampshire -11 13 £525 +16.66% 4
Leeds 0 12 £475 +13.09% 1
Cheshire -3 12 £525 +5.00%
West Sussex -26 11 £490 +15.29%
South Yorkshire - 11 £700 -
Sheffield - 11 £700 -
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £413 +3.12% 1
Milton Keynes +8 10 £413 +3.12% 1
Warrington -5 10 £550 +4.76%
Manchester -14 9 £631 +100.39% 3
East Midlands +12 8 £444 -31.73% 5
Hemel Hempstead +4 8 £400 -23.80%
Wiltshire -3 8 £600 +17.07%
West Midlands -15 7 £548 +25.14% 8

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 235 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (19.98%) Java
3 161 (18.81%) Finance
4 142 (16.59%) Security Cleared
5 130 (15.19%) Oracle
6 125 (14.60%) Microsoft
6 125 (14.60%) Enterprise Architecture
7 124 (14.49%) TOGAF
8 117 (13.67%) Linux
9 106 (12.38%) SOA
10 94 (10.98%) SC Cleared
11 89 (10.40%) .NET
12 87 (10.16%) Windows
13 82 (9.58%) Degree
14 79 (9.23%) E-Commerce
15 78 (9.11%) Migration
16 75 (8.76%) SQL Server
17 74 (8.64%) SQL
18 73 (8.53%) Web Services
19 71 (8.29%) HTML
19 71 (8.29%) Data Centre
20 68 (7.94%) Data Architecture
20 68 (7.94%) Relational Database
20 68 (7.94%) CRM
20 68 (7.94%) Banking
21 67 (7.83%) VMware
22 66 (7.71%) Open Source
23 65 (7.59%) JavaScript
24 64 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
25 63 (7.36%) LAN

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 28 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.15%) CMS
3 20 (2.34%) SAS
4 15 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.40%) Confluence
5 12 (1.40%) Node.js
6 11 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.17%) JBoss
7 10 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.05%) Mule
9 7 (0.82%) IIS
9 7 (0.82%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.82%) SAP EP
10 6 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.58%) nginx
11 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.58%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 37 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.99%) MS Project
3 15 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.29%) MS Office
5 10 (1.17%) HipChat
6 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.82%) SAP CRM
2 7 (0.82%) SAP MDM
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.58%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.35%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.62%) Office 365
4 27 (3.15%) SaaS
5 17 (1.99%) IaaS
6 16 (1.87%) PaaS
7 15 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.05%) GitHub
10 6 (0.70%) Heroku
11 5 (0.58%) Force.com
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.35%) Yammer
13 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.36%) LAN
2 59 (6.89%) WAN
3 45 (5.26%) Firewall
4 27 (3.15%) VPN
5 19 (2.22%) Internet
6 15 (1.75%) Network Security
7 13 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.52%) VoIP
7 13 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.40%) Wireless
9 10 (1.17%) SAN
10 9 (1.05%) HTTP
11 8 (0.93%) WLAN
12 7 (0.82%) 3G
12 7 (0.82%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (0.82%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.82%) SSL
13 6 (0.70%) 4G
13 6 (0.70%) LTE
13 6 (0.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 44 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 35 (4.09%) Oracle Database
6 31 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.50%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.99%) Big Data
11 17 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.87%) Apache Hive
12 16 (1.87%) DB2
13 14 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.52%) Pentaho
15 11 (1.29%) HBase
16 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (3.15%) Maven
2 23 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (2.57%) JIRA
4 16 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.64%) Grunt
6 13 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 11 (1.29%) gulp
8 10 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (1.17%) Subversion
9 9 (1.05%) ERwin
10 8 (0.93%) JUnit
11 7 (0.82%) Selenium
12 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.58%) Hudson
13 5 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.47%) Ant
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 161 (18.81%) Finance
2 68 (7.94%) Banking
3 53 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 46 (5.37%) Retail
5 37 (4.32%) Law
5 37 (4.32%) Marketing
6 23 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.34%) Billing
8 18 (2.10%) Front Office
9 17 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.64%) Military
11 9 (1.05%) Legal
11 9 (1.05%) Publishing
12 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.47%) Advertising
13 4 (0.47%) Automotive
13 4 (0.47%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 551 (64.37%) Architect
2 170 (19.86%) Solutions Architect
3 158 (18.46%) Technical Architect
4 82 (9.58%) Enterprise Architect
5 73 (8.53%) Developer
6 70 (8.18%) Senior Architect
7 54 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
8 47 (5.49%) Consultant
9 39 (4.56%) Analyst
10 35 (4.09%) Lead Architect
11 32 (3.74%) Java Architect
12 31 (3.62%) Cloud Architect
13 30 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 30 (3.50%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.39%) Data Architect
14 29 (3.39%) Designer
15 28 (3.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 26 (3.04%) Digital Architect
16 26 (3.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
17 25 (2.92%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.40%) .NET
2 73 (8.53%) Web Services
3 71 (8.29%) HTML
4 59 (6.89%) Middleware
5 50 (5.84%) REST
6 46 (5.37%) AngularJS
7 45 (5.26%) CSS
8 42 (4.91%) Spring
9 40 (4.67%) HTML5
10 34 (3.97%) XML
11 31 (3.62%) ASP.NET
12 27 (3.15%) SOAP
13 23 (2.69%) RESTful
14 19 (2.22%) JMS
14 19 (2.22%) JSON
15 18 (2.10%) JSP
16 16 (1.87%) .NET Framework
16 16 (1.87%) Java EE
17 15 (1.75%) SAP Basis
18 13 (1.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 38 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (2.45%) Data Integration
8 20 (2.34%) Visualisation
9 19 (2.22%) Private Cloud
10 18 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.87%) Social Media
12 15 (1.75%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.40%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.29%) CMDB
14 11 (1.29%) User Experience
15 9 (1.05%) Cryptography
16 8 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 117 (13.67%) Linux
2 87 (10.16%) Windows
3 53 (6.19%) Unix
4 24 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.93%) Android
9 7 (0.82%) HPUX
10 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.47%) MVS
12 3 (0.35%) AIX
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (14.60%) Enterprise Architecture
3 124 (14.49%) TOGAF
4 106 (12.38%) SOA
5 79 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 78 (9.11%) Migration
7 68 (7.94%) CRM
7 68 (7.94%) Data Architecture
8 66 (7.71%) Open Source
9 63 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (6.89%) Project Management
11 55 (6.43%) Mentoring
12 48 (5.61%) Scrum
13 47 (5.49%) Coaching
13 47 (5.49%) DevOps
14 46 (5.37%) ITIL
15 45 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
16 43 (5.02%) Content Management
16 43 (5.02%) Data Management
17 39 (4.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 171 (19.98%) Java
2 74 (8.64%) SQL
3 65 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 56 (6.54%) C#
5 40 (4.67%) Python
6 24 (2.80%) Perl
7 23 (2.69%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.64%) VB
10 13 (1.52%) FQL
11 11 (1.29%) PHP
12 8 (0.93%) Scala
13 7 (0.82%) Apex Code
13 7 (0.82%) COBOL
14 6 (0.70%) Groovy
14 6 (0.70%) Ruby
14 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.58%) ABAP
15 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.58%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 142 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 94 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 82 (9.58%) Degree
4 20 (2.34%) CISSP
5 18 (2.10%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.52%) ISEB
7 11 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.58%) CCNA
10 5 (0.58%) CCNP
10 5 (0.58%) CLAS
10 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.58%) PMP
11 4 (0.47%) CCIE
12 3 (0.35%) CISA
12 3 (0.35%) CISM
12 3 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.69%) PCI DSS
2 17 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.29%) QA
5 8 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.93%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.47%) GMP
6 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) ISO27005
7 3 (0.35%) SLA
8 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.12%) GPG13
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 45 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.70%) KVM
4 6 (0.70%) XenServer
5 5 (0.58%) vSphere
6 4 (0.47%) Docker
6 4 (0.47%) HDFS
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (2.34%) Puppet
2 18 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.05%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (0.93%) SCCM
5 7 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.70%) Ansible
6 6 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.35%) MOM
8 3 (0.35%) Nagios
8 3 (0.35%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.23%) Salt
9 2 (0.23%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (15.19%) Oracle
2 125 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.83%) VMware
4 61 (7.13%) SAP
5 45 (5.26%) Cisco
6 34 (3.97%) IBM
7 33 (3.86%) HP
8 25 (2.92%) Citrix
9 20 (2.34%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.99%) NetApp
10 17 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.87%) Adobe
12 15 (1.75%) CA
13 14 (1.64%) Pega
14 12 (1.40%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.40%) EMC
14 12 (1.40%) Informatica
15 10 (1.17%) ArcSight
15 10 (1.17%) TIBCO
16 9 (1.05%) Red Hat
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Robert Half
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