Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 May 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 West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 167 143
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 +14
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 21 36 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.69% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.82% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 50
South West median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% - -
10th Percentile £475 £272 £362
90th Percentile £638 £650 £651
England median daily rate £536 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.14% -4.55% +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £29.92 £36.75
% change year-on-year -33.16% -18.59% -25.76%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,140 4,380 4,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.88% 83.44% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,493 2,849 3,212
South West median daily rate £405 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 222 262
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £11.18 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the South West

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in the South West

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in the South West

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Bristol 0 12 £575 -2.13% 8
Gloucestershire - 4 £500 - 2
Wiltshire +2 2 - - 1
Somerset -8 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Law
2 8 (38.10%) Business Continuity
2 8 (38.10%) BS25999
2 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
2 8 (38.10%) SaaS
2 8 (38.10%) PaaS
2 8 (38.10%) IaaS
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (14.29%) iPad
7 3 (14.29%) Confluence
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (14.29%) Docker
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
7 3 (14.29%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Core

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) IaaS
1 8 (38.10%) PaaS
1 8 (38.10%) SaaS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DWDM
1 1 (4.76%) GSM
1 1 (4.76%) LTE
1 1 (4.76%) NGN
1 1 (4.76%) SDH
1 1 (4.76%) UMTS
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Power BI
2 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (38.10%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Architect
2 13 (61.90%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) C# Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Frameworx
2 1 (4.76%) TM Forum
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Business Continuity
2 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Microservices
4 3 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Application Discovery
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) BS25999
2 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM