The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 10 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.82% 2.20% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 2.37% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £525 £675 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £560
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.03 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.40% +57.14%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
128 337 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 94.12% 92.84% 90.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 265 241
Average daily rate £500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £658 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Architect
London

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (22.22%) MODAF
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) VB
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Documentum
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) RUP
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) CMMI

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) Documentum
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
4 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmacovigilance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) MODAF
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) RUP
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) CMMI
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Network Design
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Nimsoft
3 3 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Trillium
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat