Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 83 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +90
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Reading median daily rate £519 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £539 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +7.75% -9.09% +22.22%
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 1,287 1,054 1,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.97% 83.39% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 622 613
Reading median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £213 £275 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 48
Reading median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.14% -35.56% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £64.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +44.83% -19.44% -40.00%

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 20 November 2018, 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

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 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) OSS Architect
2 4 (57.14%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Critical Thinking
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Software Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau