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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 12 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.56% 5.02% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 5.43% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate
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£650 £650 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £384 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £755 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 258 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.24% 92.47% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 188 201
Average daily rate £450 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Data Management
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) RUP
5 6 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (28.57%) Data Security
5 6 (28.57%) Master Data Management
6 5 (23.81%) Pharmacovigilance
6 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Middleware
7 4 (19.05%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
9 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.52%) SOA
9 2 (9.52%) Documentum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (9.52%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.76%) InfiniBand
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmacovigilance
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Data Management
4 7 (33.33%) RUP
5 6 (28.57%) Data Security
5 6 (28.57%) Master Data Management
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
8 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (9.52%) SOA
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) Nimsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Trillium
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec