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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 112 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 4
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£480 £569 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% +33.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +158.18%
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
2651 2352 1766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.63% 93.63% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1504 909
Average daily rate £350 £343 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 104
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 26 £480 -9.00% 1
South Yorkshire -12 3 £425 -20.93% 1
North Yorkshire +3 2 £450 -23.40% 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) NHS
3 10 (22.22%) Ruby
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.78%) Service Management
5 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (15.56%) Django
6 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (15.56%) Java
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) SLA
7 6 (13.33%) Scala
7 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (11.11%) SaaS
8 5 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) Reference Data
8 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (11.11%) Misys Midas
8 5 (11.11%) Validation
8 5 (11.11%) C#
8 5 (11.11%) MySQL
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) User Stories
8 5 (11.11%) Play Framework

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.44%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.22%) WLAN
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (15.56%) Django
3 5 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.44%) Grails
6 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) NHS
2 5 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (17.78%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Validation
4 5 (11.11%) CRM
4 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) User Stories
5 4 (8.89%) Analytics
5 4 (8.89%) Open Source
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.89%) Scrum
5 4 (8.89%) SOA
5 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Ruby
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Scala
5 5 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) Python
7 3 (6.67%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
4 1 (2.22%) Apigee
4 1 (2.22%) Mashery