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 2 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 15 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.65% 6.06% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.07% 6.52% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Average daily rate
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£525 £638 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £538 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £703 £760
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.98% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +28.57%
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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
161 92 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 94.71% 92.93% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 52 225
Average daily rate £475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £24.13 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 8 (29.63%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) Banking
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
6 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
7 4 (14.81%) Use Case
7 4 (14.81%) PKI
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
7 4 (14.81%) CA
7 4 (14.81%) RUP
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 3 (11.11%) ERwin
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
2 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.70%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) RUP
3 4 (14.81%) Use Case
3 4 (14.81%) SIEM
3 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) PDM
5 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) CA
5 3 (11.11%) Pega
6 1 (3.70%) Actimize
6 1 (3.70%) Ariba
6 1 (3.70%) SAP