Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 82 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +90
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.33% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Reading median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +5.13% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,291 1,055 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.35% 83.73% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 652 581
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -0.56% +0.63%
10th Percentile £230 £263 £235
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 40
Reading median hourly rate £43.75 £14.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +201.72% -36.96% -25.57%
10th Percentile £18.13 £11.05 £12.83
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.75 £55.07
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.28
% change year-on-year +37.93% -20.66% -28.43%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Yammer
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau