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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.99% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.28% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £63 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -84.66% -9.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.51% +4.21%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) MBA
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis

Technical Architecture
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MBA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata