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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 290 278 350
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +72
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 425 452 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.01% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 248 178
Median daily rate £538 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.58 - £41.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.58 - £41.58

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
43978 44628 42245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.28% 79.70% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29175 28724 26404
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1200 1239
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 -9 405 £538 +13.15% 77
London +35 232 £575 +15.86% 40
South East -37 60 £487 +8.22% 14
City of London +16 28 £550 +0.91% 8
South West -6 27 £475 -5.00% 1
East of England +24 25 £470 -4.08% 4
Yorkshire +2 20 £475 +2.70% 4
Bristol +14 18 £380 -27.61%
Hampshire 0 17 £475 +5.55% 4
Berkshire -8 17 £500 +11.11% 1
Scotland -17 16 £440 -7.36% 2
West Midlands -28 16 £545 +21.11% 2
West Yorkshire -3 13 £500 +1.01% 4
North East -46 12 £440 -1.12% 2
Tyne and Wear -47 12 £440 -1.12% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 12 £440 -1.12% 2
Surrey -15 9 £550 +5.76% 7
Hertfordshire +24 8 £400 -21.18% 1
Shropshire -29 8 £550 +12.82%
Norfolk +4 7 £470 +4.44%
Norwich -6 7 £470 +4.44%
Leeds -9 7 £480 +12.94% 2
Telford -29 7 £550 +12.82%
East Midlands +2 6 £463 -28.84% 7
North West -24 6 £550 +12.82% 2
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Camberley 0 5 £575 -
Sheffield - 5 £470 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £470 -
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £550 - 2

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 249 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (20.81%) Java
3 168 (18.79%) Finance
4 141 (15.77%) Security Cleared
5 135 (15.10%) Enterprise Architecture
6 129 (14.43%) Oracle
7 125 (13.98%) Linux
8 122 (13.65%) Microsoft
9 116 (12.98%) TOGAF
10 106 (11.86%) .NET
11 98 (10.96%) SOA
12 95 (10.63%) SC Cleared
13 91 (10.18%) Degree
14 90 (10.07%) Windows
15 88 (9.84%) HTML
16 86 (9.62%) JavaScript
17 83 (9.28%) SQL
17 83 (9.28%) SQL Server
18 82 (9.17%) Data Centre
19 81 (9.06%) Relational Database
20 80 (8.95%) Migration
21 75 (8.39%) C#
22 74 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
23 72 (8.05%) E-Commerce
24 71 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
25 70 (7.83%) Web Services
26 69 (7.72%) CRM
26 69 (7.72%) Banking
26 69 (7.72%) Retail
27 68 (7.61%) Open Source

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 32 (3.58%) CMS
2 25 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.68%) SAS
4 14 (1.57%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.45%) JBoss
6 12 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.12%) Confluence
7 10 (1.12%) Mule
8 8 (0.89%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.78%) IIS
9 7 (0.78%) SAP EP
10 6 (0.67%) Apache
10 6 (0.67%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.23%) MS Project
4 9 (1.01%) MS Office
5 8 (0.89%) HipChat
6 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) InVision
8 1 (0.11%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 20 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.34%) Eloqua
2 12 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.78%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.67%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.56%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.22%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.58%) SaaS
4 30 (3.36%) Office 365
5 22 (2.46%) PaaS
6 20 (2.24%) IaaS
7 9 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.89%) GitHub
8 8 (0.89%) Heroku
9 6 (0.67%) Force.com
10 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.45%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.26%) LAN
2 53 (5.93%) WAN
3 42 (4.70%) Firewall
4 21 (2.35%) Internet
4 21 (2.35%) VPN
5 14 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (1.34%) VoIP
6 12 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.34%) Wireless
7 11 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.01%) LDAP
8 9 (1.01%) Network Security
9 8 (0.89%) 4G
9 8 (0.89%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (0.89%) LTE
9 8 (0.89%) SAN
10 7 (0.78%) SSL
10 7 (0.78%) WLAN
11 6 (0.67%) BGP
11 6 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.06%) Relational Database
3 48 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (4.36%) Hadoop
5 38 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 37 (4.14%) MongoDB
7 30 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 27 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (2.91%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.68%) Big Data
11 20 (2.24%) DB2
11 20 (2.24%) Pentaho
11 20 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.90%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.45%) Cloudera CDH
15 13 (1.45%) MySQL
16 12 (1.34%) HBase
17 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (2.68%) Maven
3 23 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.01%) Grunt
4 18 (2.01%) JIRA
5 15 (1.68%) gulp
5 15 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.12%) Subversion
8 9 (1.01%) ERwin
9 8 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.89%) JUnit
9 8 (0.89%) Selenium
9 8 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.56%) Hudson
11 5 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 168 (18.79%) Finance
2 69 (7.72%) Banking
2 69 (7.72%) Retail
3 50 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.48%) Marketing
5 31 (3.47%) Law
6 22 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.35%) Front Office
8 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.34%) Military
10 11 (1.23%) Billing
11 10 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.12%) Legal
12 5 (0.56%) Automotive
12 5 (0.56%) Publishing
13 4 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 566 (63.31%) Architect
2 179 (20.02%) Technical Architect
3 174 (19.46%) Solutions Architect
4 81 (9.06%) Developer
5 77 (8.61%) Enterprise Architect
6 63 (7.05%) Senior Architect
7 55 (6.15%) Consultant
8 46 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
9 41 (4.59%) Analyst
10 37 (4.14%) Designer
10 37 (4.14%) Java Architect
11 36 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
12 31 (3.47%) Lead Architect
13 30 (3.36%) .NET Architect
13 30 (3.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 29 (3.24%) Senior Developer
15 27 (3.02%) Technical Leader
16 26 (2.91%) Data Architect
17 25 (2.80%) Security Architect
17 25 (2.80%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.86%) .NET
2 88 (9.84%) HTML
3 70 (7.83%) Web Services
4 56 (6.26%) REST
5 55 (6.15%) AngularJS
6 54 (6.04%) CSS
7 53 (5.93%) Middleware
8 50 (5.59%) HTML5
9 43 (4.81%) Spring
10 35 (3.91%) XML
11 34 (3.80%) ASP.NET
12 31 (3.47%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.91%) RESTful
14 25 (2.80%) JMS
14 25 (2.80%) SOAP
15 23 (2.57%) JSP
16 17 (1.90%) COM
17 15 (1.68%) CSS3
17 15 (1.68%) J2EE
18 14 (1.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.69%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (2.80%) Data Integration
8 24 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.57%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.46%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.13%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.68%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.68%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.45%) Equities
13 13 (1.45%) User Experience
14 12 (1.34%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.34%) Social Media
15 11 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 11 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
16 10 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.98%) Linux
2 90 (10.07%) Windows
3 50 (5.59%) Unix
4 30 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.23%) Android
8 11 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.89%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.56%) AIX
11 4 (0.45%) HPUX
11 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.22%) MVS
13 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.22%) VME
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (15.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 116 (12.98%) TOGAF
4 98 (10.96%) SOA
5 80 (8.95%) Migration
6 72 (8.05%) E-Commerce
7 71 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (7.72%) CRM
9 68 (7.61%) Data Architecture
9 68 (7.61%) Open Source
10 62 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 62 (6.94%) Project Management
11 56 (6.26%) DevOps
12 54 (6.04%) Data Modelling
13 52 (5.82%) Coaching
13 52 (5.82%) ITIL
13 52 (5.82%) Scrum
14 50 (5.59%) Content Management
15 44 (4.92%) Zachman Framework
16 43 (4.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 186 (20.81%) Java
2 86 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 83 (9.28%) SQL
4 75 (8.39%) C#
5 48 (5.37%) Python
6 25 (2.80%) Perl
7 22 (2.46%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.01%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.79%) Ruby
10 13 (1.45%) FQL
10 13 (1.45%) VB
11 12 (1.34%) Apex Code
11 12 (1.34%) PHP
12 8 (0.89%) R
13 7 (0.78%) Scala
14 6 (0.67%) Groovy
14 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.56%) C
15 5 (0.56%) SOQL
15 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (15.77%) Security Cleared
2 95 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 91 (10.18%) Degree
4 25 (2.80%) CISSP
5 14 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.45%) ISEB
7 9 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.78%) CLAS
10 6 (0.67%) CCIE
10 6 (0.67%) CCNP
10 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.56%) CCNA
11 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.45%) PMP
13 3 (0.34%) CISA
13 3 (0.34%) CISM
13 3 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.46%) QA
2 21 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.89%) COBIT
7 6 (0.67%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.45%) GMP
8 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.34%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.22%) SEPA
10 2 (0.22%) SLA
11 1 (0.11%) GPG13
11 1 (0.11%) MiFID
11 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.89%) Docker
5 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.56%) HDFS
7 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.34%) KVM
8 3 (0.34%) XenServer
9 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.11%) Ceph
10 1 (0.11%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.46%) Puppet
2 19 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (0.89%) SCCM
6 7 (0.78%) Ansible
7 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.34%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.34%) OpenIDM
9 3 (0.34%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.22%) Oozie
10 2 (0.22%) Salt
10 2 (0.22%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (14.43%) Oracle
2 122 (13.65%) Microsoft
3 63 (7.05%) VMware
4 60 (6.71%) SAP
5 46 (5.15%) Cisco
6 37 (4.14%) IBM
7 30 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (3.24%) HP
9 22 (2.46%) Adobe
10 20 (2.24%) Citrix
11 19 (2.13%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.90%) NetApp
13 16 (1.79%) Cloudera
13 16 (1.79%) Pega
14 15 (1.68%) EMC
15 14 (1.57%) CA
16 13 (1.45%) Informatica
17 11 (1.23%) ArcSight
17 11 (1.23%) Hyperion
18 10 (1.12%) Atlassian
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