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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 311 290 333
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +43
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 382 475 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.01% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 281 219
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £467 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £31.77 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.24% +88.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +86.66%

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -21 363 £500 - 48
London +21 181 £525 - 26
South East -62 46 £513 +13.88% 7
South West +31 29 £383 -28.83% 1
North West +12 24 £425 -10.52% 2
West Midlands -27 24 £488 +8.33% 1
East of England +2 21 £375 -21.05% 4
West Sussex +15 16 £454 -
Yorkshire +9 16 £488 +10.79% 3
Cheshire +16 14 £425 -8.10% 1
West Yorkshire +7 14 £475 +7.95% 3
Bristol +12 13 £358 +10.00%
Leeds +7 13 £475 +7.95% 2
North East -17 13 £664 +5.81% 1
City of London +1 12 £525 +2.43% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 12 £650 +3.58% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 12 £650 +3.58% 1
Essex +10 11 £350 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -12 9 £550 +22.22%
Hampshire -31 9 £525 +5.52% 1
Worthing -9 8 £538 -
Scotland +10 7 £325 -23.52% 3
East Midlands -4 7 £450 -18.18% 1
Wales - 7 £453 -
Warwickshire -3 5 £488 +21.87%
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £488 -
Hertfordshire -9 5 £388 -35.41% 1
Swansea - 5 £524 -
West Wales - 5 £524 -
Wiltshire +11 4 £398 -27.72% 1

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 260 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (24.53%) Java
3 148 (18.43%) Finance
4 145 (18.06%) Microsoft
5 120 (14.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 112 (13.95%) Oracle
7 110 (13.70%) JavaScript
8 109 (13.57%) HTML
9 100 (12.45%) Linux
10 99 (12.33%) .NET
10 99 (12.33%) Security Cleared
11 97 (12.08%) SQL Server
12 83 (10.34%) SQL
13 81 (10.09%) SOA
14 78 (9.71%) Project Management
15 77 (9.59%) Degree
16 75 (9.34%) C#
17 74 (9.22%) Open Source
18 73 (9.09%) SC Cleared
18 73 (9.09%) Windows
19 70 (8.72%) Migration
19 70 (8.72%) Retail
19 70 (8.72%) HTML5
20 68 (8.47%) Data Centre
21 67 (8.34%) Content Management
21 67 (8.34%) Management Information System
21 67 (8.34%) Scrum
21 67 (8.34%) Data Modelling
22 66 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
22 66 (8.22%) Marketing

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 43 (5.35%) CMS
2 30 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.36%) SAS
4 21 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 17 (2.12%) NetWeaver
6 16 (1.99%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.87%) SAP EP
8 13 (1.62%) JBoss
8 13 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.37%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.37%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.25%) IIS
10 10 (1.25%) Mule
10 10 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.87%) Apache
12 7 (0.87%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.87%) Confluence
13 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.12%) MS Office
3 12 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) HipChat
4 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Pixelapse
6 1 (0.12%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (3.24%) Eloqua
2 22 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.62%) SAP MDM
4 12 (1.49%) SAP CRM
5 9 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.75%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.62%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.25%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.48%) Office 365
4 25 (3.11%) SaaS
5 23 (2.86%) PaaS
6 21 (2.62%) IaaS
7 10 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.87%) GitHub
10 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.37%) Force.com
11 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.37%) Heroku
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.98%) Firewall
2 39 (4.86%) WAN
3 38 (4.73%) LAN
4 19 (2.37%) Internet
5 14 (1.74%) Network Security
6 13 (1.62%) LDAP
7 11 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (1.25%) SMS
9 9 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.00%) SMTP
10 8 (1.00%) VPN
10 8 (1.00%) Wireless
11 7 (0.87%) Intranet
12 6 (0.75%) MPLS
12 6 (0.75%) VoIP
12 6 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.62%) FTP
13 5 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 43 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (4.36%) Big Data
4 35 (4.36%) Hadoop
4 35 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 28 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.12%) Pentaho
11 17 (2.12%) SAP HANA
12 16 (1.99%) Apache Hive
12 16 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (1.87%) MySQL
14 14 (1.74%) Cloudera CDH
14 14 (1.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (3.24%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.11%) Selenium
4 23 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 22 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.74%) JIRA
8 12 (1.49%) Maven
9 11 (1.37%) Grunt
10 9 (1.12%) Subversion
11 8 (1.00%) ERwin
12 7 (0.87%) gulp
12 7 (0.87%) JUnit
13 6 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.62%) Hudson
14 5 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 148 (18.43%) Finance
2 70 (8.72%) Retail
3 66 (8.22%) Marketing
4 61 (7.60%) Banking
5 31 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.36%) Law
7 16 (1.99%) Legal
8 15 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.87%) Front Office
11 6 (0.75%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Military
12 5 (0.62%) Publishing
13 4 (0.50%) Advertising
13 4 (0.50%) Automotive
14 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.37%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 472 (58.78%) Architect
2 165 (20.55%) Technical Architect
3 128 (15.94%) Solutions Architect
4 110 (13.70%) Developer
5 49 (6.10%) Consultant
6 46 (5.73%) Infrastructure Architect
7 39 (4.86%) Analyst
8 36 (4.48%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.86%) Designer
9 31 (3.86%) Enterprise Architect
9 31 (3.86%) Java Architect
9 31 (3.86%) Technical Leader
10 29 (3.61%) Digital Architect
11 27 (3.36%) Senior Architect
12 26 (3.24%) Cloud Architect
12 26 (3.24%) Lead Architect
13 25 (3.11%) Security Architect
14 22 (2.74%) Data Architect
15 21 (2.62%) SAP Architect
16 20 (2.49%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (13.57%) HTML
2 99 (12.33%) .NET
3 70 (8.72%) HTML5
4 59 (7.35%) AngularJS
4 59 (7.35%) CSS
5 57 (7.10%) REST
6 50 (6.23%) Middleware
7 49 (6.10%) Spring
8 46 (5.73%) Web Services
9 43 (5.35%) RESTful
10 41 (5.11%) ASP.NET
11 35 (4.36%) J2EE
11 35 (4.36%) XML
12 31 (3.86%) JSON
13 27 (3.36%) .NET Framework
14 25 (3.11%) jQuery
15 21 (2.62%) Node.js
16 20 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (2.49%) SAML
17 19 (2.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 67 (8.34%) Management Information System
3 43 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.48%) Data Structures
5 30 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 28 (3.49%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.49%) Data Integration
8 19 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.24%) User Experience
10 16 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.74%) Equities
12 14 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.62%) Fixed Income
13 13 (1.62%) Social Media
14 12 (1.49%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.37%) Virtual Team
16 10 (1.25%) Visualisation
17 9 (1.12%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 100 (12.45%) Linux
2 73 (9.09%) Windows
3 34 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 32 (3.99%) Unix
5 22 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.74%) Android
8 13 (1.62%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.12%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) AIX
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.25%) HPUX
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (14.94%) Enterprise Architecture
3 81 (10.09%) SOA
4 78 (9.71%) Project Management
5 74 (9.22%) Open Source
6 70 (8.72%) Migration
7 67 (8.34%) Content Management
7 67 (8.34%) Data Modelling
7 67 (8.34%) Scrum
8 66 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (8.09%) CRM
10 57 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (6.72%) Analytics
11 54 (6.72%) SDLC
11 54 (6.72%) TOGAF
12 53 (6.60%) Mentoring
12 53 (6.60%) Use Case
13 51 (6.35%) DevOps
13 51 (6.35%) E-Commerce
14 50 (6.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 197 (24.53%) Java
2 110 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 83 (10.34%) SQL
4 75 (9.34%) C#
5 47 (5.85%) Python
6 26 (3.24%) PowerShell
7 24 (2.99%) Ruby
8 20 (2.49%) PL/SQL
9 16 (1.99%) Perl
10 15 (1.87%) Apex Code
11 14 (1.74%) PHP
11 14 (1.74%) Scala
12 13 (1.62%) FQL
12 13 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.62%) VB
13 12 (1.49%) R
14 6 (0.75%) ABAP
14 6 (0.75%) C
15 5 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 99 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 77 (9.59%) Degree
3 73 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.12%) CISSP
6 13 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (1.25%) CCNA
8 10 (1.25%) CLAS
8 10 (1.25%) MCSA
9 9 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.00%) CCNP
10 8 (1.00%) ISEB
11 7 (0.87%) CCIE
11 7 (0.87%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.62%) PMP
13 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.50%) MCSE
13 4 (0.50%) MCTS
13 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.73%) QA
2 16 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.62%) COBIT
5 9 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.12%) Government Security Classifications
6 5 (0.62%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) SEPA
8 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 55 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.37%) Docker
4 5 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.62%) XenApp
5 4 (0.50%) HDFS
5 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.37%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) Ceph
7 2 (0.25%) Snort
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (2.49%) Puppet
2 14 (1.74%) Ansible
3 13 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (1.12%) OpenAM
4 9 (1.12%) OpenIDM
5 6 (0.75%) SCCM
6 5 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.37%) MOM
7 3 (0.37%) Terraform
8 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.25%) Mesos
8 2 (0.25%) Oozie
8 2 (0.25%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 145 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 112 (13.95%) Oracle
3 54 (6.72%) SAP
4 46 (5.73%) VMware
5 44 (5.48%) Cisco
6 38 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (3.99%) IBM
8 24 (2.99%) ServiceNow
9 23 (2.86%) Adobe
10 19 (2.37%) Hyperion
11 17 (2.12%) hybris
12 16 (1.99%) ATG
12 16 (1.99%) Citrix
13 13 (1.62%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.62%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.49%) Pega
15 11 (1.37%) Platfora
15 11 (1.37%) Tableau
16 10 (1.25%) Apigee
16 10 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
London, Westminster
Church of England
Rate: £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago