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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 12 15 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.57% 7.60% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.73% 8.44% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £413 £620
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £663 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £486 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
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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
110 154 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.91% 90.06% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 104 257
Average daily rate £500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £705 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) CA
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 4 (19.05%) PKI
4 4 (19.05%) SIEM
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Sybase
5 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) SQLBase
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Legal

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) SQLBase
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Front Office
5 1 (4.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
2 4 (19.05%) SIEM
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) ABAP
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) CA
4 3 (14.29%) Sybase
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Pega
5 1 (4.76%) Actimize
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Ariba
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO