The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 107 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.41% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.43% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 21
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£485 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £303 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
Technical Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2223 2074 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.20% 93.34% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1128 1345
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 128 121
Average hourly rate £13.98 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Yorkshire region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
West Yorkshire +2 7 £485 +29.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 23 (48.94%) Redis
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Data Modelling
4 17 (36.17%) Reference Data
4 17 (36.17%) Data Architecture
5 16 (34.04%) Data Integration
5 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
5 16 (34.04%) Tomcat
5 16 (34.04%) PHP
6 15 (31.91%) Apache
6 15 (31.91%) JMeter
6 15 (31.91%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (31.91%) Red Hat
6 15 (31.91%) Open Source
6 15 (31.91%) OpenLDAP
7 13 (27.66%) Validation
8 9 (19.15%) Python
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) nginx
8 9 (19.15%) Riak
8 9 (19.15%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (17.02%) Splunk
9 8 (17.02%) Puppet
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Service Management
10 6 (12.77%) Windows
11 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (10.64%) DevOps

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 16 (34.04%) Tomcat
2 15 (31.91%) Apache
3 9 (19.15%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) Redis
2 15 (31.91%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (19.15%) Riak
4 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) JMeter
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (8.51%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) WSDL
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
4 1 (2.13%) Servlets
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.13%) SPML
4 1 (2.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Reference Data
2 16 (34.04%) Data Integration
3 15 (31.91%) Open Source
4 4 (8.51%) NHS
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Informatics
7 1 (2.13%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Data Modelling
2 17 (36.17%) Data Architecture
3 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Validation
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.64%) DevOps
6 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Process Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.38%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.13%) Usability Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) PHP
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.13%) X++
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) COBIT
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Red Hat
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 8 (17.02%) Splunk
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Becrypt
5 2 (4.26%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 2 (4.26%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Novell
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft