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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 16 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.14% 4.07% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 4.43% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Average daily rate
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- £650 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -16.66%
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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
98 203 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.96% 91.86% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 139 213
Average daily rate £450 £485 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
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 27 August 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 12 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 9 (56.25%) Data Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Data Management
4 7 (43.75%) Master Data Management
4 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
5 6 (37.50%) Pharmacovigilance
5 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (37.50%) Data Security
5 6 (37.50%) RUP
5 6 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (31.25%) UML
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) ETL
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (12.50%) IBM
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
General
1 6 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Pharmacovigilance
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 9 (56.25%) Data Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Data Management
4 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Master Data Management
5 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) Data Security
5 6 (37.50%) RUP
6 5 (31.25%) UML
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
9 2 (12.50%) ETL
9 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Trillium
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco