The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 58
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.47% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £436 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 365 344 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 89.24% 80.94% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 173 211
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.73% -53.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £16.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Essex

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 9 (69.23%) J2EE
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Zachman Framework
2 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
2 8 (61.54%) Legal
2 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 8 (61.54%) Social Media
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (61.54%) Big Data
2 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Virtual Team
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) SMS
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe
3 6 (46.15%) Big Data Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Data Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) B2C
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (61.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (7.69%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Legal
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Architect
2 9 (69.23%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (61.54%) Digital Architect
3 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing Architect
4 5 (38.46%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 5 (38.46%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Social Media
1 8 (61.54%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) TOGAF
2 8 (61.54%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (46.15%) Big Data Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Data Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) ITSM
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) B2C
6 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Teradata