The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 364 267 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.24% 4.64% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 5.02% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 200 311
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £411 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the City of London region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the City of London region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 207 (30.80%) Finance
2 137 (20.39%) Oracle
3 126 (18.75%) Java
4 118 (17.56%) Microsoft
4 118 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (15.33%) Banking
6 96 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 94 (13.99%) SQL
8 93 (13.84%) Windows
9 91 (13.54%) .NET
10 83 (12.35%) SQL Server
11 73 (10.86%) Linux
12 68 (10.12%) Enterprise Architecture
13 64 (9.52%) VMware
14 58 (8.63%) SOA
15 48 (7.14%) CRM
15 48 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
16 47 (6.99%) Cisco
17 46 (6.85%) Big Data
18 44 (6.55%) JavaScript
18 44 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 44 (6.55%) Technical Architecture
19 43 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (6.40%) Firewall
19 43 (6.40%) SAN
20 42 (6.25%) Middleware
20 42 (6.25%) Degree
20 42 (6.25%) Data Centre
21 41 (6.10%) Project Management
22 40 (5.95%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 34 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.87%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.38%) IIS
4 10 (1.49%) Apache
4 10 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (1.04%) JBoss
7 7 (1.04%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (0.89%) CMS
8 6 (0.89%) Lync
8 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.60%) SAS
9 4 (0.60%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 24 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.49%) MS Office
3 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.45%) Mingle
5 3 (0.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.89%) RMDS
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.45%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.30%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Radian6
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.23%) SaaS
4 13 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.79%) Office 365
6 7 (1.04%) Force.com
7 4 (0.60%) Heroku
8 3 (0.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.40%) SAN
1 43 (6.40%) Firewall
2 37 (5.51%) LAN
3 34 (5.06%) WAN
4 16 (2.38%) VPN
4 16 (2.38%) Wireless
4 16 (2.38%) NAS
5 13 (1.93%) Internet
6 12 (1.79%) VoIP
6 12 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (1.64%) VLAN
8 10 (1.49%) FCoE
8 10 (1.49%) DNS
9 9 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.34%) LDAP
9 9 (1.34%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.19%) Network Security
10 8 (1.19%) BIG-IP
10 8 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (6.85%) Big Data
4 23 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.53%) MySQL
8 16 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.49%) DTS
10 10 (1.49%) DB2
10 10 (1.49%) EDRMS
11 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.34%) QlikView
12 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.04%) HBase
13 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.64%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.04%) JIRA
3 7 (1.04%) Maven
4 6 (0.89%) Selenium
4 6 (0.89%) SpecFlow
5 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.45%) Subversion
7 3 (0.45%) JUnit
7 3 (0.45%) ERwin
8 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.30%) Toad
8 2 (0.30%) Ant
8 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.30%) Hudson
8 2 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 207 (30.80%) Finance
2 103 (15.33%) Banking
3 40 (5.95%) Retail
4 31 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.79%) Legal
7 6 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.89%) Law
7 6 (0.89%) Marketing
8 5 (0.74%) Front Office
8 5 (0.74%) Back Office
9 4 (0.60%) Publishing
9 4 (0.60%) Billing
9 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.54%) .NET
2 42 (6.25%) Middleware
3 36 (5.36%) Web Services
4 33 (4.91%) HTML
5 32 (4.76%) XML
6 18 (2.68%) J2EE
7 16 (2.38%) CSS
8 15 (2.23%) HTML5
9 14 (2.08%) REST
9 14 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.93%) JSON
10 13 (1.93%) RESTful
10 13 (1.93%) SOAP
11 12 (1.79%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.64%) Ajax
13 10 (1.49%) Visualforce
13 10 (1.49%) JRules
13 10 (1.49%) Spring
14 9 (1.34%) CSS3
14 9 (1.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.38%) User Experience
4 16 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.23%) Data Integration
6 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.93%) Clustering
6 13 (1.93%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.19%) NHS
9 7 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.89%) Biometrics
10 6 (0.89%) Replication
10 6 (0.89%) New Media
11 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 93 (13.84%) Windows
2 73 (10.86%) Linux
3 36 (5.36%) UNIX
4 13 (1.93%) Solaris
5 10 (1.49%) Android
6 9 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.34%) AIX
7 7 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 68 (10.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 58 (8.63%) SOA
5 48 (7.14%) CRM
6 44 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (6.55%) Technical Architecture
7 43 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (6.10%) Project Management
9 39 (5.80%) Data Modelling
9 39 (5.80%) Migration
9 39 (5.80%) Data Architecture
10 37 (5.51%) Analytics
11 32 (4.76%) SDLC
11 32 (4.76%) ETL
12 31 (4.61%) ITIL
13 30 (4.46%) Scrum
14 28 (4.17%) Data Management
15 27 (4.02%) E-Commerce
16 25 (3.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 126 (18.75%) Java
2 94 (13.99%) SQL
3 44 (6.55%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.06%) C#
5 15 (2.23%) C
6 12 (1.79%) Ruby
7 11 (1.64%) C++
7 11 (1.64%) Apex Code
8 9 (1.34%) PHP
9 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.19%) Scala
9 8 (1.19%) Python
10 4 (0.60%) VB
10 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.45%) VBScript
11 3 (0.45%) Perl
11 3 (0.45%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.30%) ABAP
13 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (6.25%) Degree
2 32 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.19%) CISSP
6 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.60%) CCIE
8 4 (0.60%) CISM
9 3 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.45%) CCNA
9 3 (0.45%) ISEB
9 3 (0.45%) PMP
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.45%) CISA
10 2 (0.30%) CCNP
10 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.30%) PhD
10 2 (0.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.68%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.60%) COBIT
3 3 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.45%) Basel III
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.15%) Basel II
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 39 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (2.08%) vSphere
6 11 (1.64%) Xen
7 9 (1.34%) XenApp
7 9 (1.34%) KVM
8 8 (1.19%) NFS
9 7 (1.04%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.04%) SRDF
10 5 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.30%) XenServer
12 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.30%) vCloud
12 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.23%) SCCM
2 14 (2.08%) Puppet
3 12 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.45%) Control-M
6 3 (0.45%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.15%) Netcool
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 137 (20.39%) Oracle
2 118 (17.56%) Microsoft
3 64 (9.52%) VMware
4 47 (6.99%) Cisco
5 39 (5.80%) IBM
6 26 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (3.72%) Citrix
8 20 (2.98%) TIBCO
9 18 (2.68%) Informatica
9 18 (2.68%) NetApp
10 17 (2.53%) HP
10 17 (2.53%) SAP
11 16 (2.38%) Sybase
12 10 (1.49%) Nokia
12 10 (1.49%) webMethods
12 10 (1.49%) Symantec
12 10 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.49%) ATG
12 10 (1.49%) Teradata
13 9 (1.34%) Tableau
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