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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 319 325 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.88% 5.16% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 5.59% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 229 257
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £675 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
5034 5813 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.36% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 4226 4345
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.51 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 180 (30.20%) Finance
2 106 (17.79%) Oracle
3 98 (16.44%) Java
4 97 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (16.11%) Banking
6 83 (13.93%) SQL
7 81 (13.59%) Microsoft
8 80 (13.42%) TOGAF
9 74 (12.42%) .NET
10 71 (11.91%) Windows
11 66 (11.07%) SQL Server
12 58 (9.73%) SOA
13 55 (9.23%) Linux
14 46 (7.72%) Migration
14 46 (7.72%) VMware
15 45 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
16 44 (7.38%) Retail
17 40 (6.71%) Web Services
17 40 (6.71%) Data Architecture
18 38 (6.38%) Big Data
18 38 (6.38%) C#
19 37 (6.21%) JavaScript
20 36 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
20 36 (6.04%) Security Cleared
20 36 (6.04%) Data Modelling
20 36 (6.04%) Cisco
21 35 (5.87%) CRM
22 34 (5.70%) SAN
23 33 (5.54%) HTML
23 33 (5.54%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.19%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.01%) IIS
5 8 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.34%) CMS
5 8 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.17%) Apache
7 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.01%) Node.js
8 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.67%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.67%) JBoss
9 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.01%) MS Office
4 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.67%) RMDS
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Radian6
5 2 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Endur
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.85%) Office 365
4 10 (1.68%) SaaS
5 7 (1.17%) Force.com
6 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.50%) Heroku
8 2 (0.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.70%) SAN
2 29 (4.87%) Firewall
3 24 (4.03%) LAN
3 24 (4.03%) WAN
4 15 (2.52%) VPN
5 13 (2.18%) NAS
6 12 (2.01%) Internet
7 10 (1.68%) VLAN
8 9 (1.51%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.51%) DNS
9 7 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.17%) FCoE
9 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.01%) Network Security
10 6 (1.01%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.01%) MPLS
10 6 (1.01%) WLAN
10 6 (1.01%) DHCP
11 5 (0.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.38%) Big Data
3 32 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.02%) Hadoop
5 15 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.35%) DB2
6 14 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.18%) MySQL
8 11 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.34%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.01%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.84%) HBase
12 5 (0.84%) DataStage
13 4 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Maven
2 5 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.67%) Moq
3 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.50%) MSTest
4 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) NUnit
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.34%) ERwin
5 2 (0.34%) ProC
5 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.34%) Toad
5 2 (0.34%) Bower
5 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.34%) Grunt
5 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.34%) WinDbg
General
1 180 (30.20%) Finance
2 96 (16.11%) Banking
3 44 (7.38%) Retail
4 31 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.51%) Legal
8 8 (1.34%) Marketing
8 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.84%) Electronics
9 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.67%) Law
10 4 (0.67%) Front Office
11 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
11 3 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Billing
12 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.42%) .NET
2 40 (6.71%) Web Services
3 33 (5.54%) HTML
3 33 (5.54%) XML
4 22 (3.69%) CSS
4 22 (3.69%) Middleware
5 20 (3.36%) .NET Framework
5 20 (3.36%) HTML5
6 19 (3.19%) WCF
7 17 (2.85%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.35%) jQuery
8 14 (2.35%) REST
9 13 (2.18%) CSS3
9 13 (2.18%) Ajax
9 13 (2.18%) J2EE
10 12 (2.01%) Spring
11 9 (1.51%) SOAP
11 9 (1.51%) WPF
11 9 (1.51%) JSON
12 8 (1.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.02%) Open Source
3 17 (2.85%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.85%) User Experience
4 12 (2.01%) Clustering
4 12 (2.01%) Data Integration
4 12 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.34%) Derivative
8 7 (1.17%) Kindle
8 7 (1.17%) New Media
8 7 (1.17%) Biometrics
9 6 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.84%) Social Media
10 5 (0.84%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.91%) Windows
2 55 (9.23%) Linux
3 23 (3.86%) UNIX
4 17 (2.85%) Android
5 16 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.17%) Solaris
8 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.84%) AIX
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.42%) TOGAF
3 58 (9.73%) SOA
4 46 (7.72%) Migration
5 45 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 40 (6.71%) Data Architecture
7 36 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
7 36 (6.04%) Data Modelling
8 35 (5.87%) CRM
9 32 (5.37%) E-Commerce
9 32 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (4.87%) ITIL
11 28 (4.70%) Project Management
12 27 (4.53%) Scrum
13 25 (4.19%) Analytics
13 25 (4.19%) Data Management
13 25 (4.19%) ETL
14 24 (4.03%) TDD
15 19 (3.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.44%) Java
2 83 (13.93%) SQL
3 38 (6.38%) C#
4 37 (6.21%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.18%) C++
6 10 (1.68%) C
7 9 (1.51%) Apex Code
7 9 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.34%) Scala
9 7 (1.17%) Ruby
10 6 (1.01%) Python
10 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.84%) PHP
11 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.67%) Perl
12 4 (0.67%) VB
13 3 (0.50%) VBScript
14 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.34%) ABAP
15 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.69%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.52%) Degree
4 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.84%) NCDA
5 5 (0.84%) NCIE
5 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.67%) CISSP
6 4 (0.67%) CCIE
7 3 (0.50%) ISEB
7 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.34%) GIAC
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMP
8 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CISA
8 2 (0.34%) CCNP
8 2 (0.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.35%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.50%) Basel III
3 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.02%) vSphere
4 11 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.17%) Xen
7 6 (1.01%) XenApp
8 5 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.84%) KVM
8 5 (0.84%) NFS
9 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.67%) SRDF
10 3 (0.50%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.34%) vCloud
11 2 (0.34%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.85%) SCCM
2 7 (1.17%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.50%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.50%) Ambari
3 3 (0.50%) Oozie
3 3 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.17%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 106 (17.79%) Oracle
2 81 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.72%) VMware
4 36 (6.04%) Cisco
5 32 (5.37%) IBM
6 22 (3.69%) SAP
7 20 (3.36%) NetApp
7 20 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.19%) Citrix
9 15 (2.52%) Informatica
10 14 (2.35%) HP
11 13 (2.18%) Sybase
12 12 (2.01%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.01%) Teradata
13 7 (1.17%) EMC
13 7 (1.17%) Juniper
14 6 (1.01%) ATG
14 6 (1.01%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.01%) F5
15 5 (0.84%) Sitecore
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