Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 September 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 19 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.32% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Reading median daily rate £600 - £463
10th Percentile £469 - £451
90th Percentile £663 - £484
Berkshire median daily rate £544 £500 £514
% change year-on-year +8.75% -2.68% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £80.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,249 1,253 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.62% 86.24% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 701 578
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £269
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 23 48
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.33% +34.38% -24.99%
10th Percentile £20.00 £13.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £83.75 £58.25 £49.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +66.28% +38.71% -11.43%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Reading

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Reading

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Reading over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Reading

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Architecture Roadmap
3 11 (57.89%) Strategic Roadmap
3 11 (57.89%) Conceptual Models
3 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (57.89%) COBIT
3 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Azure
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Information Management
6 8 (42.11%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
8 6 (31.58%) IaaS
8 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
8 6 (31.58%) Coaching
9 5 (26.32%) DevOps
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) SaaS
10 4 (21.05%) Office 365
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) JIRA
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (21.05%) Architectural Design
11 3 (15.79%) Mobile First

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Azure
2 6 (31.58%) IaaS
3 5 (26.32%) SaaS
4 4 (21.05%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) PaaS
5 3 (15.79%) Power Platform
6 2 (10.53%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Data Lake
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.26%) Protractor
4 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) BSS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) BSS Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Angular 2
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) NgRx
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
1 2 (10.53%) Redux
1 2 (10.53%) RxJS
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Material Design
2 1 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Architecture Roadmap
3 11 (57.89%) Conceptual Models
3 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) Strategic Roadmap
3 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
4 8 (42.11%) Information Management
4 8 (42.11%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (31.58%) Coaching
5 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Architectural Design
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile First
8 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) ES6
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) COBIT
2 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) VMware