The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 32 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 295 467 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.00% 6.57% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 7.11% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 347 311
Average daily rate
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£525 £540 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £395 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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.

1 143 (23.06%) Finance
2 130 (20.97%) Oracle
3 101 (16.29%) Java
4 93 (15.00%) Banking
5 92 (14.84%) Microsoft
6 86 (13.87%) Windows
7 82 (13.23%) SQL
8 73 (11.77%) TOGAF
9 71 (11.45%) Migration
10 63 (10.16%) VMware
11 57 (9.19%) Data Modelling
11 57 (9.19%) SOA
12 55 (8.87%) Enterprise Architecture
12 55 (8.87%) Data Architecture
13 54 (8.71%) .NET
14 51 (8.23%) Cisco
15 50 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (8.06%) SQL Server
16 48 (7.74%) Linux
17 47 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (6.77%) SAN
19 39 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (6.29%) Oracle Database
20 38 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (6.13%) ITIL
21 37 (5.97%) Active Directory
22 36 (5.81%) C#
22 36 (5.81%) HTML
23 35 (5.65%) UNIX
23 35 (5.65%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.10%) CMS
2 13 (2.10%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (1.45%) SAS
5 9 (1.45%) IIS
6 8 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.13%) Apache
7 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.65%) Lync
9 4 (0.65%) Node.js
9 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.81%) MS Office
4 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.32%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Stata
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.48%) RMDS
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.32%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Tridion
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.06%) SaaS
2 9 (1.45%) PaaS
2 9 (1.45%) Office 365
3 6 (0.97%) IaaS
4 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.77%) SAN
2 29 (4.68%) Firewall
3 27 (4.35%) LAN
4 26 (4.19%) WAN
5 18 (2.90%) Internet
6 17 (2.74%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.42%) NAS
8 12 (1.94%) HTTP
9 11 (1.77%) Network Security
10 10 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.61%) Multicast
11 8 (1.29%) FCoE
11 8 (1.29%) DNS
11 8 (1.29%) Wireless
12 7 (1.13%) Intranet
13 6 (0.97%) VPN
13 6 (0.97%) NetScaler
13 6 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.06%) SQL Server
1 50 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.87%) Big Data
4 20 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.77%) MySQL
10 10 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.45%) DataStage
11 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (2.26%) JUnit
2 12 (1.94%) Maven
3 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.81%) JIRA
5 5 (0.81%) Ant
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.48%) Subversion
7 3 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.32%) ERwin
8 2 (0.32%) Selenium
8 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.16%) Grunt
9 1 (0.16%) Gerrit
General
1 143 (23.06%) Finance
2 93 (15.00%) Banking
3 31 (5.00%) Retail
4 30 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.26%) Back Office
7 10 (1.61%) Publishing
8 8 (1.29%) Legal
8 8 (1.29%) Marketing
9 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) Advertising
11 5 (0.81%) Front Office
11 5 (0.81%) German Language
12 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.48%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.71%) .NET
2 36 (5.81%) HTML
3 35 (5.65%) XML
4 34 (5.48%) Web Services
5 30 (4.84%) Middleware
6 27 (4.35%) CSS
7 26 (4.19%) Spring
7 26 (4.19%) REST
8 25 (4.03%) SOAP
9 22 (3.55%) J2EE
10 21 (3.39%) HTML5
11 16 (2.58%) JSON
12 15 (2.42%) Ajax
13 14 (2.26%) Java EE
14 13 (2.10%) ASP.NET
15 12 (1.94%) CSS3
16 10 (1.61%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.61%) Struts
16 10 (1.61%) XSLT
16 10 (1.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.03%) Management Information System
1 25 (4.03%) Data Integration
2 19 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.74%) Open Source
4 17 (2.74%) Clustering
5 10 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.45%) Replication
7 8 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.29%) Derivative
8 7 (1.13%) PKI
8 7 (1.13%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (0.81%) Kindle
10 5 (0.81%) Taxonomies
10 5 (0.81%) CESG
11 4 (0.65%) NHS
11 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.87%) Windows
2 48 (7.74%) Linux
3 35 (5.65%) UNIX
4 24 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.55%) Android
5 22 (3.55%) Solaris
6 17 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.81%) AIX
11 4 (0.65%) VMS
11 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.32%) MVS
13 2 (0.32%) HPUX
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.77%) TOGAF
2 71 (11.45%) Migration
3 57 (9.19%) Data Modelling
3 57 (9.19%) SOA
4 55 (8.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 55 (8.87%) Data Architecture
5 47 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (6.13%) ITIL
8 35 (5.65%) Project Management
8 35 (5.65%) Scrum
9 34 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (5.16%) UML
11 30 (4.84%) CRM
11 30 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
12 29 (4.68%) ETL
13 25 (4.03%) E-Commerce
13 25 (4.03%) OO
14 24 (3.87%) Data Management
15 22 (3.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 101 (16.29%) Java
2 82 (13.23%) SQL
3 36 (5.81%) C#
4 15 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.10%) Ruby
6 12 (1.94%) C++
7 11 (1.77%) Scala
8 9 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.45%) Python
9 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.97%) C
10 6 (0.97%) Apex Code
11 5 (0.81%) PHP
12 4 (0.65%) XPath
13 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.48%) VB
14 2 (0.32%) VBA
14 2 (0.32%) XAML
14 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (4.68%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.35%) Degree
3 14 (2.26%) CISSP
4 12 (1.94%) CISM
4 12 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.29%) MCSE
6 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.13%) CCIE
7 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) ISACA
8 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIE
8 4 (0.65%) CCNP
8 4 (0.65%) CCSA
8 4 (0.65%) CCSE
9 3 (0.48%) MCSA
10 2 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.13%) QA
3 7 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) Basel III
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.74%) XenApp
5 12 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.29%) SRDF
7 8 (1.29%) NFS
8 7 (1.13%) Xen
9 6 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.97%) XenServer
10 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.65%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) vSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (2.74%) SCCM
2 6 (0.97%) Puppet
3 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 130 (20.97%) Oracle
2 92 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.16%) VMware
4 51 (8.23%) Cisco
5 29 (4.68%) Citrix
6 27 (4.35%) IBM
7 23 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.06%) HP
8 19 (3.06%) EMC
9 16 (2.58%) Juniper
9 16 (2.58%) SAP
10 15 (2.42%) Sybase
10 15 (2.42%) NetApp
11 14 (2.26%) Siebel
12 13 (2.10%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.94%) Teradata
13 12 (1.94%) Informatica
14 11 (1.77%) Business Objects
15 8 (1.29%) Intel
15 8 (1.29%) Tableau
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Connectus
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Red10
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
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Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £700 - £800 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + 600 MAX
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago