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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 365 295 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.23% 5.08% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 5.52% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 228 348
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 £425 £413 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
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 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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.

1 225 (32.99%) Finance
2 142 (20.82%) Oracle
3 125 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (18.18%) Java
5 110 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 106 (15.54%) Banking
7 90 (13.20%) .NET
8 89 (13.05%) Windows
9 87 (12.76%) TOGAF
10 86 (12.61%) SQL
11 85 (12.46%) SQL Server
12 73 (10.70%) Linux
13 64 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
14 62 (9.09%) VMware
15 57 (8.36%) SOA
16 52 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (7.33%) Project Management
17 50 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
18 47 (6.89%) Middleware
19 46 (6.74%) Degree
20 45 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (6.60%) Big Data
21 44 (6.45%) CRM
22 43 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
23 42 (6.16%) Data Modelling
23 42 (6.16%) JavaScript
23 42 (6.16%) SAN
23 42 (6.16%) Data Centre
24 41 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (6.01%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.52%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.05%) IIS
4 12 (1.76%) CMS
5 10 (1.47%) Apache
5 10 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.03%) K2 blackpearl
8 7 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.03%) JBoss
9 6 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.88%) Lync
10 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.73%) SAS
11 3 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.91%) MS Office
3 12 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.88%) Mingle
6 4 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.59%) MS Project
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.88%) RMDS
3 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.29%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Radian6
5 2 (0.29%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.64%) SaaS
3 17 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.47%) Office 365
6 8 (1.17%) Force.com
7 4 (0.59%) PaaS
7 4 (0.59%) Heroku
8 3 (0.44%) IaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) Taleo
10 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.16%) SAN
2 37 (5.43%) Firewall
3 34 (4.99%) WAN
4 33 (4.84%) LAN
5 19 (2.79%) NAS
6 15 (2.20%) Wireless
6 15 (2.20%) Internet
7 14 (2.05%) VPN
8 13 (1.91%) VoIP
9 12 (1.76%) Intranet
10 9 (1.32%) LDAP
10 9 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (1.32%) Network Security
10 9 (1.32%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.17%) DNS
11 8 (1.17%) HTTP
11 8 (1.17%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.17%) VLAN
12 7 (1.03%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (6.60%) Big Data
4 27 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 26 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.49%) MySQL
9 14 (2.05%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.47%) DTS
10 10 (1.47%) EDRMS
11 9 (1.32%) DB2
11 9 (1.32%) QlikView
11 9 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.32%) HBase
12 8 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.05%) Selenium
3 13 (1.91%) WebDriver
3 13 (1.91%) SpecFlow
4 11 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.03%) Maven
6 6 (0.88%) JIRA
6 6 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.59%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.59%) JUnit
7 4 (0.59%) Subversion
8 3 (0.44%) Ant
8 3 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.44%) Hudson
8 3 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.44%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.29%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.29%) RSpec
9 2 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 225 (32.99%) Finance
2 106 (15.54%) Banking
3 37 (5.43%) Retail
4 24 (3.52%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.49%) Legal
6 15 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.61%) Law
8 9 (1.32%) Marketing
9 6 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.88%) Advertising
10 5 (0.73%) Front Office
10 5 (0.73%) Back Office
10 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.59%) Publishing
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (13.20%) .NET
2 47 (6.89%) Middleware
3 36 (5.28%) HTML
4 35 (5.13%) Web Services
5 31 (4.55%) XML
6 15 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.20%) CSS
6 15 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.05%) HTML5
7 14 (2.05%) REST
7 14 (2.05%) J2EE
7 14 (2.05%) SOAP
8 13 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (1.91%) JSON
9 12 (1.76%) RESTful
10 11 (1.61%) Ajax
10 11 (1.61%) WPF
11 10 (1.47%) Visualforce
11 10 (1.47%) JRules
11 10 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.37%) User Experience
5 19 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.05%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.76%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.61%) Clustering
9 11 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.17%) NHS
12 7 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.88%) Replication
13 6 (0.88%) New Media
14 5 (0.73%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.73%) Social Media
14 5 (0.73%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.05%) Windows
2 73 (10.70%) Linux
3 37 (5.43%) UNIX
4 14 (2.05%) Solaris
5 12 (1.76%) Android
6 11 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.61%) AIX
7 10 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.29%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) VMS
13 1 (0.15%) MVS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (12.76%) TOGAF
3 64 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 57 (8.36%) SOA
5 52 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (7.33%) Project Management
7 45 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (6.45%) CRM
9 43 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
10 42 (6.16%) Data Modelling
11 39 (5.72%) Data Architecture
12 38 (5.57%) Migration
13 34 (4.99%) Analytics
14 33 (4.84%) Data Management
15 30 (4.40%) ITIL
16 29 (4.25%) E-Commerce
17 28 (4.11%) ETL
17 28 (4.11%) TDD
18 26 (3.81%) Information Security
18 26 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 124 (18.18%) Java
2 86 (12.61%) SQL
3 42 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 38 (5.57%) C#
5 13 (1.91%) C
5 13 (1.91%) Ruby
6 11 (1.61%) Apex Code
7 9 (1.32%) PHP
8 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.17%) Scala
8 8 (1.17%) Python
9 5 (0.73%) C++
10 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.59%) VB
10 4 (0.59%) BeanShell
11 3 (0.44%) VBScript
11 3 (0.44%) Perl
12 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (6.74%) Degree
2 25 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.32%) CISSP
6 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.59%) PMP
8 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.59%) CCNA
8 4 (0.59%) CISM
9 3 (0.44%) CCNP
9 3 (0.44%) CISA
10 2 (0.29%) ISEB
10 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.29%) PhD
10 2 (0.29%) CCIE
10 2 (0.29%) GIAC
10 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.79%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.59%) COBIT
3 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.44%) Basel III
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.29%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 41 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.76%) vSphere
6 11 (1.61%) Xen
7 9 (1.32%) KVM
8 8 (1.17%) NFS
8 8 (1.17%) XenApp
9 7 (1.03%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.03%) SRDF
10 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.44%) HDFS
12 2 (0.29%) vCloud
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.29%) XenServer
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.05%) Puppet
2 13 (1.91%) SCCM
3 12 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.44%) Control-M
6 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.29%) Oozie
7 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.29%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 142 (20.82%) Oracle
2 110 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 62 (9.09%) VMware
4 41 (6.01%) Cisco
4 41 (6.01%) IBM
5 26 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.67%) Citrix
7 18 (2.64%) TIBCO
7 18 (2.64%) Informatica
8 17 (2.49%) NetApp
8 17 (2.49%) SAP
9 16 (2.35%) Sybase
9 16 (2.35%) HP
10 10 (1.47%) EMC
10 10 (1.47%) webMethods
10 10 (1.47%) Symantec
10 10 (1.47%) Tableau
11 9 (1.32%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.32%) Intel
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £540.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £650 day, 6 months contract likely to extend
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago