Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 150 148
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 +16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 29 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.85% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.04% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 29
East of England median daily rate £538 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -13.98% +3.33%
10th Percentile £425 £350 £375
90th Percentile £680 £550 £610
England median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
East of England median hourly rate - £42.65 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.66% -8.24%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.58 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.57% +0.18% +84.78%

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4194 3934 4681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.43% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2418 2283 2747
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £235
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 310 392
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +4 10 £650 +18.18%
Hertfordshire -15 9 £525 +15.07% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £500 -9.09% 1
Essex -30 3 £535 +52.86%
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
1 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Retail
5 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) API Design
6 5 (17.24%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 5 (17.24%) Big Data
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
6 5 (17.24%) People Management
6 5 (17.24%) Network Security
6 5 (17.24%) Profibus
6 5 (17.24%) ArchiMate
6 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
6 5 (17.24%) SCADA
6 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
6 5 (17.24%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) SSL
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) HTTP
7 4 (13.79%) Java EE
7 4 (13.79%) REST
7 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Mule
1 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) IaaS
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
1 5 (17.24%) Profibus
1 5 (17.24%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) Skype
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Technology Architect
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (10.34%) Java SE
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) JSON Schema
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) OAuth
3 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.34%) WSDL
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 5 (17.24%) SCADA
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) AIX
1 3 (10.34%) HPUX
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Solaris
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
1 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) API Design
4 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) ArchiMate
5 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Programme Governance
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (10.34%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Groovy
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) XPath
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.34%) webMethods
2 3 (10.34%) WSO2
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware