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 June 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.

Technical Architecture
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 208 170
Rank change year-on-year +10 -38  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 52 63 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.70% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.85% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 49
Median daily rate £525 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.92 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 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 6447 7396 7617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.98% 81.98% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4529 4403
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 274 265
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Buckinghamshire -6 15 £600 +45.45% 5
Hampshire +8 14 £490 +0.61% 2
Berkshire +6 7 £520 +15.55% 4
West Sussex +16 6 £541 -1.72%
Kent +5 5 £525 -34.37% 1
Surrey -3 1 £600 +9.09% 3
Oxfordshire -9 1 £473 -3.07%
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) Oracle
3 21 (21.88%) SOA
4 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
5 18 (18.75%) SQL
6 17 (17.71%) Java
7 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (15.63%) SAP
8 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (13.54%) Degree
10 13 (13.54%) Project Management
11 12 (12.50%) ITIL
11 12 (12.50%) Windows
11 12 (12.50%) REST
12 11 (11.46%) JMS
12 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (11.46%) Spring
13 10 (10.42%) PaaS
13 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
13 10 (10.42%) J2EE
13 10 (10.42%) DevOps
13 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
13 10 (10.42%) IT Strategy
14 9 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (9.38%) Tableau

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 9 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.42%) PaaS
4 6 (6.25%) Bluemix
4 6 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (5.21%) Office 365
6 4 (4.17%) IaaS
7 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.04%) Boomi
8 1 (1.04%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.04%) SaaS
8 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Firewall
1 3 (3.13%) LAN
1 3 (3.13%) NAS
1 3 (3.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) Broadband
3 1 (1.04%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.33%) Big Data
4 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.17%) Power BI
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.04%) MySQL
9 1 (1.04%) OLAP
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.25%) JUnit
2 6 (6.25%) Maven
3 5 (5.21%) ANTLR
3 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.04%) FxCop
5 1 (1.04%) Grunt
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) JSHint
5 1 (1.04%) Moq
5 1 (1.04%) NDepend
5 1 (1.04%) NUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Redmine
5 1 (1.04%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.29%) Retail
2 6 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (60.42%) Architect
2 21 (21.88%) Technical Architect
3 14 (14.58%) Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 8 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.29%) SAP Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.17%) BSS Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) SAP Technical Architect
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) REST
2 11 (11.46%) JMS
2 11 (11.46%) Spring
3 10 (10.42%) J2EE
4 9 (9.38%) Web Services
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Thrift
5 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.25%) JDBC
5 6 (6.25%) JMX
5 6 (6.25%) XACML
6 5 (5.21%) Drools
6 5 (5.21%) MyBatis
7 4 (4.17%) PostGIS
8 2 (2.08%) Middleware
8 2 (2.08%) SAP PI
9 1 (1.04%) .NET
9 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.04%) CSS
9 1 (1.04%) HTML
9 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) NHS
3 6 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) MPEG
5 3 (3.13%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.08%) PMI
6 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) FMCG
7 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) SCADA
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.33%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Solaris
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) SOA
3 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.54%) Project Management
5 12 (12.50%) ITIL
6 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.42%) DevOps
7 10 (10.42%) IT Strategy
8 9 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.33%) BDD
9 8 (8.33%) ETL
9 8 (8.33%) High Availability
10 7 (7.29%) Analytics
10 7 (7.29%) Change Management
10 7 (7.29%) Data Management
10 7 (7.29%) ERP
10 7 (7.29%) Microservices
10 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) SQL
2 17 (17.71%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) Ruby
4 6 (6.25%) Go
4 6 (6.25%) Python
5 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) ABAP
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.25%) MCSA
6 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (2.08%) CCNA
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.08%) MCITP
8 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.08%) SANS
9 1 (1.04%) CCSP
9 1 (1.04%) CISSP
9 1 (1.04%) MBA
9 1 (1.04%) OCP
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) PMO
1 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) NFS
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
1 5 (5.21%) SCOM
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.04%) MOM
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) SAP
3 9 (9.38%) Tableau
4 6 (6.25%) VMware
5 5 (5.21%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.17%) Adobe
6 4 (4.17%) ESRI
6 4 (4.17%) IBM
6 4 (4.17%) Informatica
7 3 (3.13%) Citrix
7 3 (3.13%) HP
7 3 (3.13%) Huawei
7 3 (3.13%) Splunk
7 3 (3.13%) StorageTek
7 3 (3.13%) Sun
8 2 (2.08%) JDA
9 1 (1.04%) Ariba
9 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
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