The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 38 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 190 363 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.66% 6.10% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.92% 6.44% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 288 224
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £496 £488
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
3210 5635 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.56% 94.75% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4375 4047
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 97
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.66 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 118 (29.43%) Finance
2 74 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (17.96%) Banking
4 56 (13.97%) Java
5 50 (12.47%) TOGAF
6 39 (9.73%) Windows
6 39 (9.73%) Microsoft
6 39 (9.73%) Security Cleared
7 36 (8.98%) Cisco
7 36 (8.98%) Data Modelling
8 35 (8.73%) SQL
8 35 (8.73%) Migration
8 35 (8.73%) Technical Architecture
9 33 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (7.98%) Firewall
10 32 (7.98%) Oracle
11 31 (7.73%) SC Cleared
12 30 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (7.48%) SOA
12 30 (7.48%) WAN
13 29 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (7.23%) Retail
14 28 (6.98%) IBM
14 28 (6.98%) Data Centre
15 27 (6.73%) LAN
15 27 (6.73%) VMware
15 27 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (6.48%) .NET
16 26 (6.48%) Web Services
17 25 (6.23%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.74%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.50%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.50%) IIS
5 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.25%) Apache
6 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.25%) JBoss
7 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.75%) CMS
8 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.75%) SAS
8 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.50%) InVision
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Maximo
2 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.25%) Radian6
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
3 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.74%) Office 365
4 12 (2.99%) IaaS
5 9 (2.24%) PaaS
6 8 (2.00%) SaaS
7 7 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.50%) Boomi
10 2 (0.50%) Force.com
10 2 (0.50%) GitHub
10 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.25%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.98%) Firewall
2 30 (7.48%) WAN
3 27 (6.73%) LAN
4 13 (3.24%) SAN
5 12 (2.99%) DNS
6 11 (2.74%) NAS
7 9 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (2.00%) Wireless
9 7 (1.75%) DHCP
9 7 (1.75%) HTTP
9 7 (1.75%) IPsec
10 6 (1.50%) Network Security
10 6 (1.50%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.50%) VPN
11 5 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.25%) FTP
11 5 (1.25%) Internet
11 5 (1.25%) LDAP
12 4 (1.00%) MPLS
12 4 (1.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.99%) Big Data
3 23 (5.74%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.24%) Apache Hive
7 7 (1.75%) DB2
8 6 (1.50%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.25%) MySQL
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.00%) HBase
10 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.75%) Impala
11 3 (0.75%) OLAP
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) ERwin
2 4 (1.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) Maven
4 2 (0.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (29.43%) Finance
2 72 (17.96%) Banking
3 29 (7.23%) Retail
4 16 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.24%) Legal
6 12 (2.99%) Law
7 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.75%) Front Office
9 5 (1.25%) Marketing
9 5 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Publishing
11 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.48%) .NET
1 26 (6.48%) Web Services
2 16 (3.99%) Middleware
3 15 (3.74%) REST
4 14 (3.49%) J2EE
4 14 (3.49%) SOAP
4 14 (3.49%) XML
5 10 (2.49%) JSON
6 9 (2.24%) HTML
6 9 (2.24%) Java EE
7 7 (1.75%) Ajax
7 7 (1.75%) RESTful
7 7 (1.75%) Spring
8 5 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.00%) CSS
9 4 (1.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.00%) JMS
9 4 (1.00%) JSP
9 4 (1.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.23%) User Experience
3 11 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.24%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.50%) CESG
7 5 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.25%) EPoS
7 5 (1.25%) Fintech
7 5 (1.25%) PKI
8 4 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.00%) IVR
8 4 (1.00%) Psychology
8 4 (1.00%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.75%) DataPower
9 3 (0.75%) Derivative
9 3 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.73%) Windows
2 24 (5.99%) Linux
3 14 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.74%) AIX
4 11 (2.74%) Unix
5 8 (2.00%) Solaris
6 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.00%) Android
7 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) VMS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (12.47%) TOGAF
3 36 (8.98%) Data Modelling
4 35 (8.73%) Migration
4 35 (8.73%) Technical Architecture
5 30 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 30 (7.48%) SOA
6 29 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (5.74%) Data Architecture
7 23 (5.74%) UML
8 21 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.24%) CRM
8 21 (5.24%) Data Management
8 21 (5.24%) Project Management
9 20 (4.99%) ITIL
10 19 (4.74%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.49%) Analytics
11 18 (4.49%) Scrum
12 17 (4.24%) Network Design
12 17 (4.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.97%) Java
2 35 (8.73%) SQL
3 8 (2.00%) C++
4 7 (1.75%) C#
5 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.50%) Python
6 5 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.25%) Ruby
6 5 (1.25%) Scala
7 4 (1.00%) C
7 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.75%) Groovy
8 3 (0.75%) PHP
9 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.50%) COBOL
10 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) R
10 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.49%) Degree
5 9 (2.24%) CCIE
6 8 (2.00%) CCDE
7 7 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.25%) CISSP
8 5 (1.25%) CLAS
8 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.50%) CCNA
9 2 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.50%) CISA
9 2 (0.50%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.50%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.50%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.25%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.00%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.75%) QA
4 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) BS7799
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.00%) NFS
5 4 (1.00%) SRDF
6 3 (0.75%) KVM
6 3 (0.75%) Xen
7 2 (0.50%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.50%) HDFS
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.50%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Puppet
2 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.00%) SCCM
3 3 (0.75%) Control-M
3 3 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.75%) MIIS
4 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.50%) Oozie
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Mesos
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.98%) Cisco
3 32 (7.98%) Oracle
4 28 (6.98%) IBM
5 27 (6.73%) VMware
6 15 (3.74%) Citrix
7 11 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.49%) EMC
9 9 (2.24%) HP
9 9 (2.24%) SAP
10 8 (2.00%) NetApp
11 7 (1.75%) Dell
11 7 (1.75%) Google
11 7 (1.75%) Juniper
12 6 (1.50%) ATG
12 6 (1.50%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.50%) hybris
12 6 (1.50%) Informatica
12 6 (1.50%) Pega
13 5 (1.25%) Hortonworks
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-750
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £750
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500-750
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-£475 (may be flexibility)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £535 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago