Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 71 80
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 -24
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.35% 0.78% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.95% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Essex median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £368 £343 £359
90th Percentile £553 £500 £451
East of England median daily rate £500 £470 £563
% change year-on-year +6.38% -16.44% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Essex median hourly rate - £42.58 -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.58 -

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 770 739 899
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.91% 81.93% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 376 519
Essex median daily rate £450 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.57% -9.69% +4.58%
10th Percentile £269 £224 £213
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 147 86
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -47.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.79 £46.25
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -16.36%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Essex over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Southend-on-Sea -42 2 £550 +15.79%
Technical Architecture
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE

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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Mule
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Java SE
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) JSON Schema
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) webMethods
1 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe