Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 280 185
Rank change year-on-year +36 -95 +94
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 137 102 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.61% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.74% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 117
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £401 £350
90th Percentile £625 £588 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.58 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.57% +0.18% +84.78%

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 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +53 80 £525 -4.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +32 64 £455 -24.17% 3
West Sussex -4 24 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire +10 14 £483 +4.32% 1
Surrey -17 13 £580 +28.89%
Berkshire -14 9 £500 -9.09% 4
Oxfordshire +12 7 £750 +53.85% 1
East Sussex 0 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £580 - 2
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.66%) Finance
3 38 (27.74%) DevOps
4 36 (26.28%) Scrum
5 35 (25.55%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (22.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (18.98%) SQL
8 25 (18.25%) Java
8 25 (18.25%) Release Management
9 24 (17.52%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (16.79%) Process Improvement
11 22 (16.06%) Apache Spark
11 22 (16.06%) IT Strategy
11 22 (16.06%) SAP
12 21 (15.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (15.33%) Big Data
12 21 (15.33%) Cloudera
12 21 (15.33%) Hadoop
13 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (13.14%) PaaS
15 17 (12.41%) Analytics
15 17 (12.41%) Project Management
16 16 (11.68%) Oracle
16 16 (11.68%) ERP
16 16 (11.68%) Banking
17 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (9.49%) Red Hat
18 13 (9.49%) Windows
18 13 (9.49%) Migration

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 22 (16.06%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.57%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.11%) NetWeaver
4 6 (4.38%) Apache Pig
4 6 (4.38%) CMS
4 6 (4.38%) Confluence
5 4 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.19%) IIS
6 3 (2.19%) JBoss
6 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 2 (1.46%) Kentico
7 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.73%) Drupal
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.52%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (13.14%) PaaS
5 11 (8.03%) IaaS
6 7 (5.11%) OpenShift
7 6 (4.38%) SaaS
8 4 (2.92%) Bluemix
8 4 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Boomi
9 2 (1.46%) Force.com
9 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.46%) Office 365
9 2 (1.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.73%) Akamai
10 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.73%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) SAN
3 2 (1.46%) NAS
4 1 (0.73%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) SMS
4 1 (0.73%) VPN
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.33%) Big Data
1 21 (15.33%) Hadoop
2 12 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.11%) Apache Hive
4 7 (5.11%) Sqoop
5 6 (4.38%) SAP BW
6 5 (3.65%) HBase
6 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.65%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.19%) NuoDB
8 3 (2.19%) Redis
9 2 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) JIRA
2 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.73%) ANTLR
6 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.73%) Grunt
6 1 (0.73%) gulp
6 1 (0.73%) JUnit
6 1 (0.73%) Maven
6 1 (0.73%) RStudio
6 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Banking
3 10 (7.30%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (52.55%) Architect
2 32 (23.36%) Technical Architect
3 24 (17.52%) Delivery Manager
4 20 (14.60%) Developer
5 18 (13.14%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (12.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 15 (10.95%) SAP Architect
8 12 (8.76%) SAP Technical Architect
9 11 (8.03%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (6.57%) SAP Manager
10 9 (6.57%) Technical Manager
11 8 (5.84%) Hadoop Developer
12 7 (5.11%) Apache Spark Developer
13 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
13 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
13 6 (4.38%) Service Manager
14 5 (3.65%) Analyst
14 5 (3.65%) Java Hadoop Developer
14 5 (3.65%) SAP Project Manager
14 5 (3.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) Web Services
2 9 (6.57%) .NET
3 8 (5.84%) J2EE
3 8 (5.84%) Kafka
3 8 (5.84%) SAP PI
4 7 (5.11%) XML
5 6 (4.38%) JDBC
5 6 (4.38%) JMS
5 6 (4.38%) Spring
6 5 (3.65%) REST
7 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.92%) JMX
8 3 (2.19%) CSS
8 3 (2.19%) HTML
8 3 (2.19%) Middleware
8 3 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.19%) SOAP
9 2 (1.46%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.46%) Guice
9 2 (1.46%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.92%) CMDB
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.19%) PMI
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.46%) Clustering
5 2 (1.46%) FMCG
5 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) Social Media
6 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Windows
2 10 (7.30%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.92%) Solaris
4 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.19%) Android
5 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.74%) DevOps
3 36 (26.28%) Scrum
4 35 (25.55%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (22.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (18.25%) Release Management
7 23 (16.79%) Process Improvement
8 22 (16.06%) IT Strategy
9 21 (15.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (12.41%) Analytics
10 17 (12.41%) Project Management
11 16 (11.68%) ERP
12 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.49%) Migration
14 12 (8.76%) Refactoring
14 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
14 12 (8.76%) SOA
14 12 (8.76%) TDD
14 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
15 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.98%) SQL
2 25 (18.25%) Java
3 5 (3.65%) C#
4 4 (2.92%) ABAP
4 4 (2.92%) Go
4 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.92%) Ruby
4 4 (2.92%) Scala
5 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.46%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.46%) Python
6 2 (1.46%) VB
6 2 (1.46%) VB6
7 1 (0.73%) C
7 1 (0.73%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.73%) SOQL
7 1 (0.73%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.30%) Degree
3 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.46%) CCNA
7 2 (1.46%) CCSP
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
7 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.46%) MCITP
7 2 (1.46%) MCSE
7 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) GDPR
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) PMO
4 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.46%) GAMP
5 1 (0.73%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.65%) Apache Flume
3 5 (3.65%) HDFS
4 4 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (2.92%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.19%) Ansible
3 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 3 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (2.19%) SCOM
3 3 (2.19%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.46%) Ambari
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.46%) Terraform
5 1 (0.73%) Mesos
5 1 (0.73%) Oozie
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) SAP
2 21 (15.33%) Cloudera
3 16 (11.68%) Oracle
4 13 (9.49%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.03%) VMware
6 10 (7.30%) Tableau
7 9 (6.57%) Adobe
8 5 (3.65%) Google
8 5 (3.65%) Hortonworks
8 5 (3.65%) IBM
9 3 (2.19%) Apple
9 3 (2.19%) Citrix
9 3 (2.19%) HP
9 3 (2.19%) Huawei
9 3 (2.19%) Sun
10 2 (1.46%) Dell
10 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.46%) Splunk
10 2 (1.46%) StorageTek