The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 8 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.84% 10.77% 8.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.57% 11.86% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Average daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £495 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £751 £630 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -5.08%
Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 118 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 95.31% 90.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 77 94
Average daily rate £493 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.00% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Canary Wharf region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Canary Wharf region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 10 (27.78%) Banking
4 9 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Retail
6 6 (16.67%) Unix
6 6 (16.67%) CRM
6 6 (16.67%) Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) SaaS
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.11%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (11.11%) Spring
8 4 (11.11%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (11.11%) Symantec
8 4 (11.11%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) Mule
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Liferay
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) DataStax
3 1 (2.78%) HBase
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) OLTP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Retail
4 6 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Spring
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) Drools
3 2 (5.56%) GWT
3 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 2 (5.56%) JMS
3 2 (5.56%) JPA
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Integration
3 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Security
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) CRM
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) SDLC
3 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) SOA
3 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) ETL
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (8.33%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) C
2 2 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Scala
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Control-M
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 4 (11.11%) Symantec
3 3 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Pega
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Axway
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
5 1 (2.78%) VMware