Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 249 270
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -34
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 109 101 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 83
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £374 £371 £365
90th Percentile £625 £625 £672
England median daily rate £538 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +2.38% -3.67% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.98% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £29.92 £56.00
% change year-on-year -33.16% -46.57% +13.13%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,935 12,847 14,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.60% 83.35% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,208 7,435 9,100
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 493 555
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.63% -20.40% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.12 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in the South East

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Thames Valley +12 60 £463 -9.98% 12
Berkshire -8 30 £440 -14.56% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 23 £431 -21.59% 3
Surrey -16 21 £505 -15.83% 10
Hampshire -19 15 £475 -3.06% 3
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
Oxfordshire +2 7 £575 +21.69% 1
West Sussex -12 5 £500 +22.40%
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (24.77%) Oracle
4 25 (22.94%) JIRA
5 24 (22.02%) DevOps
6 23 (21.10%) Confluence
6 23 (21.10%) Java
7 22 (20.18%) Finance
8 21 (19.27%) Big Data
9 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
10 19 (17.43%) REST
11 18 (16.51%) Microservices
11 18 (16.51%) C#
11 18 (16.51%) .NET
12 17 (15.60%) SQL
12 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
12 17 (15.60%) Linux
13 16 (14.68%) Release Management
13 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
14 15 (13.76%) Hadoop
14 15 (13.76%) Firewall
15 14 (12.84%) Web Services
15 14 (12.84%) TDD
15 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (12.84%) Apache Spark
15 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (11.93%) Scala
16 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
17 12 (11.01%) SAP

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (21.10%) Confluence
2 14 (12.84%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.34%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (6.42%) IIS
5 6 (5.50%) Apache Pig
5 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.75%) Apache
7 3 (2.75%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.75%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.92%) CMS
9 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.92%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.17%) IaaS
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.17%) PaaS
3 8 (7.34%) SaaS
4 6 (5.50%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.67%) Force.com
6 3 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.83%) Office 365
7 2 (1.83%) Veeva
8 1 (0.92%) Boomi
8 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) Firewall
2 6 (5.50%) Wireless
3 5 (4.59%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.59%) MPLS
3 5 (4.59%) SAN
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) BGP
5 2 (1.83%) DSL
5 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.83%) IPsec
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) OSPF
5 2 (1.83%) SMS
5 2 (1.83%) SNMP
5 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.83%) VoIP
5 2 (1.83%) VPLS
5 2 (1.83%) VPN
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
5 2 (1.83%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) Big Data
2 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.76%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.17%) MySQL
4 10 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.26%) DB2
6 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.42%) SAP BW
7 6 (5.50%) Apache Hive
7 6 (5.50%) HBase
7 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.50%) NuoDB
7 6 (5.50%) Redis
7 6 (5.50%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (5.50%) Sqoop
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (3.67%) MySQL Workbench
8 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) JIRA
2 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.34%) Selenium
5 5 (4.59%) GitLab
6 4 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.83%) Bower
8 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.83%) FxCop
8 2 (1.83%) Grunt
8 2 (1.83%) JSHint
8 2 (1.83%) Moq
8 2 (1.83%) NDepend
8 2 (1.83%) NUnit
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.83%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.83%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.83%) Subversion
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Billing
4 5 (4.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.67%) Legal
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Architect
2 21 (19.27%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (12.84%) Technical Architect
4 9 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.34%) .NET Architect
5 8 (7.34%) .NET Technical Architect
5 8 (7.34%) AWS Architect
5 8 (7.34%) C# Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Big Data Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Hadoop Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.59%) Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Integration Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Junior
7 5 (4.59%) Junior Project Manager
7 5 (4.59%) OSS Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Salesforce Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) REST
2 18 (16.51%) .NET
3 14 (12.84%) Web Services
4 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.17%) JSON
5 9 (8.26%) XML
6 8 (7.34%) .NET Core
6 8 (7.34%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (5.50%) Kafka
7 6 (5.50%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.67%) HTML
8 4 (3.67%) J2EE
8 4 (3.67%) Spring
8 4 (3.67%) Visualforce
9 3 (2.75%) Lucene
9 3 (2.75%) Middleware
9 3 (2.75%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.83%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.34%) iPad
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.59%) Clustering
6 5 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.67%) User Experience
8 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.75%) VLE
9 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.92%) IVR
10 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Exalytics
10 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Linux
2 9 (8.26%) Unix
3 7 (6.42%) Solaris
4 6 (5.50%) Windows
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.59%) zOS
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.02%) DevOps
3 18 (16.51%) Microservices
4 16 (14.68%) Release Management
5 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.84%) TDD
6 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.01%) Process Improvement
7 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
8 11 (10.09%) Kanban
8 11 (10.09%) Scrum
8 11 (10.09%) TOGAF
9 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.17%) Project Management
10 9 (8.26%) Analytics
10 9 (8.26%) Information Management
10 9 (8.26%) Visualisation
11 8 (7.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 8 (7.34%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) Java
2 18 (16.51%) C#
3 17 (15.60%) SQL
4 13 (11.93%) Scala
5 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.09%) Python
6 6 (5.50%) C++
6 6 (5.50%) Go
7 4 (3.67%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.83%) Perl
8 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) ABAP
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.67%) CISSP
3 4 (3.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (2.75%) CEH
4 3 (2.75%) CISA
5 2 (1.83%) CCDP
5 2 (1.83%) CCIE
5 2 (1.83%) CCIP
5 2 (1.83%) CCNA
5 2 (1.83%) CCNP
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CISM
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.92%) OCP
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) GDPR
1 10 (9.17%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) PMO
3 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Docker
2 6 (5.50%) Apache Flume
2 6 (5.50%) HDFS
3 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.92%) Firmware
5 1 (0.92%) GPFS
5 1 (0.92%) NFS
5 1 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Oracle
2 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.01%) Cloudera
3 12 (11.01%) SAP
4 8 (7.34%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.50%) Hortonworks
5 6 (5.50%) IBM
5 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.50%) Tableau
6 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.67%) Talend
8 3 (2.75%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.75%) VMware
9 2 (1.83%) Ariba
9 2 (1.83%) Cisco
9 2 (1.83%) Tandberg
10 1 (0.92%) Avaya
10 1 (0.92%) HP
10 1 (0.92%) NetApp
10 1 (0.92%) Software AG