The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architecture
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 94 93
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 16 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 1.21% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.51% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 24
Median daily rate £500 £470 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -14.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £399 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the East of England

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architecture in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in the East of England

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in the East of England

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in the East of England

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +1 8 £500 -17.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire -16 2 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 21 (46.67%) SOA
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) OO
4 14 (31.11%) J2EE
5 12 (26.67%) Java
5 12 (26.67%) .NET
5 12 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 11 (24.44%) Legal
6 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 10 (22.22%) Social Media
7 10 (22.22%) Big Data
7 10 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (22.22%) Analytics
7 10 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (22.22%) Virtual Team
7 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (22.22%) Marketing
7 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (22.22%) SMS
7 10 (22.22%) Adobe
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (17.78%) Data Analytics
9 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
9 6 (13.33%) Information Security
9 6 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
9 6 (13.33%) BPR
10 5 (11.11%) ITSM

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Predix
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.22%) assyst
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SMS
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) DataStage
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Legal
2 10 (22.22%) Marketing
3 8 (17.78%) Finance
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (6.67%) Games
7 2 (4.44%) Automotive
8 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Architect
2 21 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Digital Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.33%) IT Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Middleware Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) J2EE
2 12 (26.67%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.89%) JSON
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) D3.js
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) Leaflet
5 3 (6.67%) LESS
5 3 (6.67%) Node.js
5 3 (6.67%) OpenLayers
5 3 (6.67%) Polymer
5 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 3 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (6.67%) Web Components
5 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Social Media
1 10 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) iPad
4 3 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) MVS
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Solaris
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) SOA
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) OO
4 12 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (24.44%) Open Source
6 10 (22.22%) Analytics
6 10 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (17.78%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (17.78%) Data Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) BPR
8 6 (13.33%) Information Security
8 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (11.11%) ITSM
10 4 (8.89%) B2C
10 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.89%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Packer
1 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Adobe
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Teradata