The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 86 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 27 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.16% 0.29% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.31% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 22
Average daily rate
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£493 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £301 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £485 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.65% +3.52%
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2168 1958 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.33% 93.46% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1046 1306
Average daily rate £338 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 123 156
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +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 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 27 £493 +15.88% 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (54.76%) Redis
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 17 (40.48%) Data Architecture
4 17 (40.48%) Reference Data
5 16 (38.10%) Data Integration
5 16 (38.10%) PHP
5 16 (38.10%) Tomcat
6 15 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 15 (35.71%) Apache
6 15 (35.71%) JMeter
6 15 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (35.71%) Performance Testing
6 15 (35.71%) OpenLDAP
6 15 (35.71%) Open Source
7 13 (30.95%) Validation
8 9 (21.43%) Python
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) Riak
8 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (21.43%) nginx
9 8 (19.05%) Splunk
9 8 (19.05%) Puppet
9 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.05%) Service Management
10 5 (11.90%) Windows
10 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (11.90%) DevOps
11 4 (9.52%) NHS

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 15 (35.71%) Apache
3 9 (21.43%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) Mule
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) Redis
2 15 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (21.43%) Riak
4 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) JMeter
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Reference Data
2 16 (38.10%) Data Integration
3 15 (35.71%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) NHS
5 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 17 (40.48%) Data Architecture
3 15 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 13 (30.95%) Validation
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Service Management
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.38%) CMMI
10 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.38%) Logistics
10 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
10 1 (2.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) PHP
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) HL7
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) Splunk
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Becrypt
5 2 (4.76%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft