The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 46 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.54% 0.51% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.52% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 382 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.10% 96.71% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 258 341
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £39.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the West Sussex region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 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.

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Daily Rate
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% Change
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Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) AppFabric

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Technical 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware