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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
England / South East
Rank 203 199 209
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 44 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.89% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 38
Median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £353 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £495 £465
% change year-on-year -2.77% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.92 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -46.57% +13.13%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6276 7405 7740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.57% 81.20% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 4574 4231
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 269 273
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.60% +28.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 13 £486 -7.38% 3
Berkshire +16 12 £475 -2.56% 4
West Sussex +5 7 £406 -17.19% 2
Surrey +14 6 £473 -5.50% 1
Kent +18 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £500 +12.67% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 24 (26.37%) Oracle
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.88%) Java
5 17 (18.68%) SAP
6 16 (17.58%) Retail
7 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
7 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 13 (14.29%) Python
9 13 (14.29%) ETL
10 12 (13.19%) Tableau
11 11 (12.09%) Data Protection
12 10 (10.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
12 10 (10.99%) SOA
12 10 (10.99%) Scrum
12 10 (10.99%) VMware
12 10 (10.99%) Analytics
13 9 (9.89%) Master Data Management
13 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
13 9 (9.89%) Web Services
13 9 (9.89%) REST
13 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.89%) TOGAF
13 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (9.89%) Data Management
14 8 (8.79%) Degree
14 8 (8.79%) Ruby

Technical Architecture
Top Related 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 10 (10.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.49%) NetWeaver
3 5 (5.49%) SAP EP
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (5.49%) SAP CRM
2 5 (5.49%) SAP MDM
3 2 (2.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) IaaS
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) PaaS
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) CallidusCloud
4 2 (2.20%) Office 365
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) Boomi
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.10%) BGP
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) Converged Networks
2 1 (1.10%) DSL
2 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.10%) IPsec
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) MPLS
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) OSPF
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
2 1 (1.10%) VPLS
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) MySQL
3 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.59%) SAP HANA
5 5 (5.49%) Big Data
5 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.40%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (4.40%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.40%) Power BI
7 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.10%) OLAP
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.59%) ANTLR
2 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.59%) JUnit
2 6 (6.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.10%) Bower
3 1 (1.10%) FxCop
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Grunt
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) JSHint
3 1 (1.10%) Moq
3 1 (1.10%) NDepend
3 1 (1.10%) NUnit
3 1 (1.10%) Redmine
3 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.10%) Selenium
3 1 (1.10%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.58%) Retail
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Architect
2 24 (26.37%) Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Technical Architect
4 15 (16.48%) Technical Leader
5 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Tableau Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Report Developer
7 6 (6.59%) SAP Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) SAP Technical Architect
8 5 (5.49%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Active Directory Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Geospatial Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) REST
1 9 (9.89%) Web Services
2 7 (7.69%) Apache Thrift
2 7 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (7.69%) XACML
3 6 (6.59%) Drools
3 6 (6.59%) JMS
3 6 (6.59%) MyBatis
3 6 (6.59%) Spring
4 5 (5.49%) J2EE
4 5 (5.49%) SAP Basis
4 5 (5.49%) SAP PI
5 4 (4.40%) PostGIS
6 3 (3.30%) .NET
7 2 (2.20%) EJB
7 2 (2.20%) JSP
7 2 (2.20%) XML
8 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) NHS
3 3 (3.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) SCADA
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (14.29%) ETL
4 11 (12.09%) Data Protection
5 10 (10.99%) Analytics
5 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.99%) Scrum
5 10 (10.99%) SOA
6 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.89%) Data Management
6 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (9.89%) Master Data Management
6 9 (9.89%) TOGAF
7 8 (8.79%) Business Analytics
7 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.79%) ERP
7 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) SQL
2 19 (20.88%) Java
3 13 (14.29%) Python
4 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.79%) Ruby
4 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.20%) ABAP
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) C#
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) MCSA
6 3 (3.30%) MBA
6 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.20%) CCNA
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.20%) PhD
8 1 (1.10%) CCDP
8 1 (1.10%) CCIE
8 1 (1.10%) CCIP
8 1 (1.10%) CCNP
8 1 (1.10%) MCSE
8 1 (1.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) PA-DSS
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) SAP
3 12 (13.19%) Tableau
4 10 (10.99%) VMware
5 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.59%) TIBCO
7 5 (5.49%) IBM
8 4 (4.40%) ESRI
8 4 (4.40%) Informatica
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco
9 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.30%) Teradata
10 2 (2.20%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.20%) Callidus
10 2 (2.20%) Cognos
10 2 (2.20%) Dell
10 2 (2.20%) JDA
10 2 (2.20%) Jitterbit
10 2 (2.20%) Mapinfo
10 2 (2.20%) NetApp
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