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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 121 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.95% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.01% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 9
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£430 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £353 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £603 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
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
2687 2372 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.53% 93.42% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1504 971
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 118 146
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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 -10 18 £430 -21.81% 4
South Yorkshire -8 2 £425 -
North Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
2 11 (29.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
3 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
3 10 (27.03%) Scala
3 10 (27.03%) MySQL
4 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (24.32%) Ruby
4 9 (24.32%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (24.32%) Django
4 9 (24.32%) Play Framework
5 8 (21.62%) SaaS
5 8 (21.62%) NHS
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) User Stories
7 6 (16.22%) CRM
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 5 (13.51%) Misys Midas
9 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) Open Source
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) HP
10 3 (8.11%) SAN
10 3 (8.11%) VMware

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) WLAN
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
1 11 (29.73%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (24.32%) Django
1 9 (24.32%) Play Framework
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) NHS
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) User Stories
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Product Management
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) SOA
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Scala
2 9 (24.32%) Ruby
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) XenServer
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Apigee
5 1 (2.70%) Mashery
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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