The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Design Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Architect
Rank 605 563 580
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Architect 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.023% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
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£463 £500 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £485 £501
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £595 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Design Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Design Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Technical Design Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Design Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Design Architect
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 17 £468 -6.50% 3
East of England - 12 £469 -
Essex - 12 £469 -
Chelmsford - 5 £475 -
London +4 4 £453 -9.50% 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -

Technical Design Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Architect in their job title.

1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) NHS
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (23.33%) Local Government
7 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) Lagan
9 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
9 4 (13.33%) Document Management
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.00%) ETL
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

Technical Design Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Design Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) DWDM
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.33%) X.25
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) SDH
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WLAN
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (3.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) IDOL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
3 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) WF
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) NHS
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
5 4 (13.33%) Document Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) EAI
8 1 (3.33%) MVC
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) UML
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Lagan
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Telerik
5 1 (3.33%) Meridio
5 1 (3.33%) F5
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