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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 36 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 193 325 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.58% 5.98% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 6.29% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 258 258
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-26.18% -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
3291 5171 5568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.07% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 4037 4013
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 78 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 117 (29.70%) Finance
2 73 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.77%) Banking
4 56 (14.21%) Java
5 54 (13.71%) TOGAF
6 45 (11.42%) Microsoft
7 43 (10.91%) Cisco
7 43 (10.91%) SQL
8 40 (10.15%) Windows
9 36 (9.14%) SOA
10 35 (8.88%) Data Modelling
10 35 (8.88%) Firewall
11 34 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (8.38%) Security Cleared
12 33 (8.38%) Migration
12 33 (8.38%) WAN
13 32 (8.12%) Retail
14 31 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
14 31 (7.87%) VMware
15 30 (7.61%) Oracle
15 30 (7.61%) SC Cleared
16 29 (7.36%) Big Data
17 28 (7.11%) .NET
17 28 (7.11%) Web Services
18 27 (6.85%) Linux
18 27 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (6.85%) Data Centre
19 26 (6.60%) SQL Server
19 26 (6.60%) LAN
19 26 (6.60%) Hadoop

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 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.03%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.78%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.27%) CMS
6 5 (1.27%) IIS
6 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.02%) Apache
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.02%) JBoss
7 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.51%) Drupal
9 2 (0.51%) GemFire
Applications
1 10 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.25%) InVision
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Maximo
2 2 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
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%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.55%) IaaS
4 13 (3.30%) SaaS
5 11 (2.79%) Office 365
6 10 (2.54%) PaaS
7 6 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.76%) Force.com
9 3 (0.76%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.51%) Boomi
10 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.88%) Firewall
2 33 (8.38%) WAN
3 26 (6.60%) LAN
4 12 (3.05%) DNS
5 11 (2.79%) HTTP
5 11 (2.79%) SAN
6 10 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (2.54%) Internet
6 10 (2.54%) Network Security
7 9 (2.28%) IPsec
7 9 (2.28%) NAS
8 8 (2.03%) Wireless
9 7 (1.78%) LDAP
10 6 (1.52%) DHCP
10 6 (1.52%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.52%) VPN
11 5 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.02%) MPLS
12 4 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (1.02%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.36%) Big Data
2 26 (6.60%) Hadoop
2 26 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.28%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.27%) MySQL
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.02%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.02%) DB2
7 4 (1.02%) HBase
7 4 (1.02%) OLAP
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.76%) ERwin
3 3 (0.76%) JIRA
4 2 (0.51%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.51%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 117 (29.70%) Finance
2 70 (17.77%) Banking
3 32 (8.12%) Retail
4 17 (4.31%) Legal
5 16 (4.06%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.30%) Law
7 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.27%) Front Office
8 5 (1.27%) Publishing
9 4 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.11%) .NET
1 28 (7.11%) Web Services
2 20 (5.08%) REST
3 16 (4.06%) XML
4 14 (3.55%) HTML
4 14 (3.55%) JSON
5 13 (3.30%) Middleware
5 13 (3.30%) SOAP
6 9 (2.28%) Java EE
7 8 (2.03%) J2EE
7 8 (2.03%) RESTful
8 7 (1.78%) Ajax
8 7 (1.78%) HTML5
8 7 (1.78%) Spring
9 5 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.27%) CSS
9 5 (1.27%) JMS
10 4 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.02%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.02%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.57%) User Experience
3 12 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.54%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.78%) PKI
8 6 (1.52%) CESG
8 6 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.27%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.27%) EPoS
9 5 (1.27%) Fintech
9 5 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.02%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.76%) Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) Equities
11 3 (0.76%) IVR
11 3 (0.76%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.15%) Windows
2 27 (6.85%) Linux
3 14 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.79%) Solaris
5 10 (2.54%) AIX
5 10 (2.54%) Unix
6 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.76%) Android
9 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) VMS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (13.71%) TOGAF
3 36 (9.14%) SOA
4 35 (8.88%) Data Modelling
5 33 (8.38%) Migration
6 31 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
7 27 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 23 (5.84%) Scrum
10 22 (5.58%) UML
11 21 (5.33%) Data Architecture
12 20 (5.08%) Data Management
12 20 (5.08%) Network Design
13 19 (4.82%) TDD
14 18 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.57%) CRM
14 18 (4.57%) ITIL
15 17 (4.31%) Analytics
15 17 (4.31%) DevOps
15 17 (4.31%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.21%) Java
2 43 (10.91%) SQL
3 14 (3.55%) Python
4 13 (3.30%) Ruby
5 10 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.78%) C#
6 7 (1.78%) PHP
6 7 (1.78%) Scala
7 6 (1.52%) C++
7 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.02%) Perl
10 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.76%) C
10 3 (0.76%) Groovy
10 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.51%) COBOL
11 2 (0.51%) R
12 1 (0.25%) Delphi
12 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.28%) CCIE
4 9 (2.28%) Degree
5 8 (2.03%) CCDE
5 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.52%) CISSP
7 5 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.27%) CLAS
8 3 (0.76%) CISM
8 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) CCNA
9 2 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.51%) CISA
9 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.51%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.51%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.51%) MCSE
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.79%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.28%) Solvency II
3 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.27%) QA
4 4 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.76%) COBIT
5 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.51%) MiFID
7 1 (0.25%) BS7799
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.52%) KVM
5 6 (1.52%) Xen
6 4 (1.02%) NFS
6 4 (1.02%) SRDF
6 4 (1.02%) XenApp
7 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.51%) HDFS
7 2 (0.51%) vCloud
7 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.02%) Puppet
2 3 (0.76%) MIIS
3 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.51%) Control-M
3 2 (0.51%) Oozie
3 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) vRealize
4 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) Mesos
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.91%) Cisco
3 31 (7.87%) VMware
4 30 (7.61%) Oracle
5 23 (5.84%) IBM
6 16 (4.06%) Citrix
7 10 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.03%) EMC
8 8 (2.03%) HP
9 7 (1.78%) Dell
9 7 (1.78%) Juniper
9 7 (1.78%) NetApp
10 6 (1.52%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.52%) Google
10 6 (1.52%) Informatica
10 6 (1.52%) SAP
11 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.27%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.27%) Intel
11 5 (1.27%) Pega
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600-£800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + possible extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £575-625pd (may be flexibility for the right candidate)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £650-£800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago