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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 104 126
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.99% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.23% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 13
Median daily rate £550 £470 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% -10.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £395 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £514 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.37% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 1938 2028 2440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.26% 80.03% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1169 1452
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Hertfordshire -6 4 £550 +29.41% 1
Bedfordshire -5 3 £650 +10.63% 1
Essex -13 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (40.00%) SOA
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (24.00%) Big Data
4 6 (24.00%) Legal
4 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (16.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Social Media
6 4 (16.00%) Node.js
6 4 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) SMS
6 4 (16.00%) Adobe
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team

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 4 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Mule
4 1 (4.00%) Predix
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SMS
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) Redis
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Games
5 2 (8.00%) Automotive
5 2 (8.00%) Local Government
5 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.00%) Billing
6 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) IT Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Sitecore Architect
6 1 (4.00%) BSS Architect
6 1 (4.00%) BSS Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) J2EE
4 4 (16.00%) Node.js
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (12.00%) D3.js
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) Leaflet
5 3 (12.00%) LESS
5 3 (12.00%) OpenLayers
5 3 (12.00%) Polymer
5 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (12.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (12.00%) Web Components
6 2 (8.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Social Media
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) MVS
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) HPUX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) SOA
2 8 (32.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Open Source
5 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) OWASP
6 3 (12.00%) People Management
6 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCDP
1 2 (8.00%) CCIE
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GPG13
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (8.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) FireEye
3 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) McAfee
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Aruba
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) webMethods
4 1 (4.00%) WSO2