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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 294 466 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.05% 6.56% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 7.08% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 346 312
Average daily rate
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£525 £543 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £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 £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5358 6583 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.63% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 4838 5269
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 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.19 £49.60 £41.25
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 29 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 29 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.

1 144 (23.26%) Finance
2 129 (20.84%) Oracle
3 98 (15.83%) Java
4 96 (15.51%) Banking
5 91 (14.70%) Microsoft
6 87 (14.05%) Windows
7 81 (13.09%) SQL
8 73 (11.79%) TOGAF
9 72 (11.63%) Migration
10 63 (10.18%) VMware
11 59 (9.53%) Data Modelling
12 57 (9.21%) Data Architecture
13 56 (9.05%) SOA
14 55 (8.89%) .NET
15 54 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
16 51 (8.24%) SQL Server
16 51 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
17 50 (8.08%) Cisco
18 48 (7.75%) Linux
19 44 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (6.79%) SAN
21 40 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
22 39 (6.30%) ITIL
22 39 (6.30%) C#
22 39 (6.30%) Oracle Database
23 38 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (6.14%) Active Directory
24 37 (5.98%) Project Management
25 36 (5.82%) HTML
26 35 (5.65%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.78%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
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%) SAS
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 26 (4.20%) 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 11 (1.78%) 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 EBS R12
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 Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.07%) 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 (6.79%) SAN
2 28 (4.52%) Firewall
3 27 (4.36%) LAN
4 25 (4.04%) WAN
5 18 (2.91%) Internet
5 18 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.42%) NAS
7 12 (1.94%) HTTP
8 10 (1.62%) DNS
8 10 (1.62%) Network Security
8 10 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (1.62%) Multicast
9 8 (1.29%) FCoE
9 8 (1.29%) Wireless
10 7 (1.13%) VPN
10 7 (1.13%) Intranet
11 6 (0.97%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.97%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.24%) SQL Server
1 51 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 25 (4.04%) Big Data
4 22 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.78%) MySQL
11 10 (1.62%) DataStage
12 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.13%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 14 (2.26%) JUnit
2 11 (1.78%) Maven
3 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.81%) JIRA
5 5 (0.81%) Ant
5 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
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%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.16%) Behat
General
1 144 (23.26%) Finance
2 96 (15.51%) Banking
3 32 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.01%) Retail
5 17 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.26%) Back Office
7 10 (1.62%) Publishing
8 8 (1.29%) Legal
8 8 (1.29%) Marketing
9 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.97%) 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%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.89%) .NET
2 36 (5.82%) HTML
3 35 (5.65%) XML
4 33 (5.33%) Web Services
5 30 (4.85%) Middleware
6 27 (4.36%) CSS
7 26 (4.20%) Spring
8 25 (4.04%) REST
9 24 (3.88%) SOAP
10 21 (3.39%) HTML5
11 20 (3.23%) J2EE
12 16 (2.58%) JSON
13 15 (2.42%) Ajax
14 14 (2.26%) Java EE
15 13 (2.10%) ASP.NET
16 12 (1.94%) CSS3
17 10 (1.62%) .NET Framework
17 10 (1.62%) Struts
17 10 (1.62%) XSLT
17 10 (1.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.88%) Management Information System
1 24 (3.88%) Data Integration
2 19 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.75%) Open Source
4 17 (2.75%) Clustering
5 11 (1.78%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.45%) Replication
7 8 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.29%) Derivative
8 7 (1.13%) PKI
9 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
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
11 4 (0.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.05%) Windows
2 48 (7.75%) Linux
3 35 (5.65%) UNIX
4 25 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.55%) Android
5 22 (3.55%) Solaris
6 18 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.75%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.81%) AIX
12 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.48%) VMS
14 2 (0.32%) MVS
14 2 (0.32%) HPUX
14 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.79%) TOGAF
2 72 (11.63%) Migration
3 59 (9.53%) Data Modelling
4 57 (9.21%) Data Architecture
5 56 (9.05%) SOA
6 54 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
7 44 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (6.30%) ITIL
10 37 (5.98%) Project Management
11 34 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (5.33%) Scrum
13 30 (4.85%) UML
13 30 (4.85%) CRM
14 29 (4.68%) Technical Architecture
15 28 (4.52%) ETL
16 25 (4.04%) E-Commerce
17 24 (3.88%) OO
17 24 (3.88%) Data Management
18 23 (3.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 98 (15.83%) Java
2 81 (13.09%) SQL
3 39 (6.30%) C#
4 15 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.10%) Ruby
6 12 (1.94%) C++
7 11 (1.78%) 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 30 (4.85%) Degree
1 30 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.10%) CISSP
3 12 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.78%) CISM
5 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.29%) MCSE
6 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.13%) CCIE
8 4 (0.65%) CCNP
8 4 (0.65%) CCSA
8 4 (0.65%) CCSE
8 4 (0.65%) ISACA
8 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.65%) JNCIE
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%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.97%) QA
5 3 (0.48%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) Basel III
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%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (6.14%) Active Directory
1 38 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.91%) Hyper-V
2 18 (2.91%) XenApp
3 12 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.62%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.29%) SRDF
5 8 (1.29%) NFS
6 7 (1.13%) Xen
7 6 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.97%) XenServer
7 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.65%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (2.75%) SCCM
2 6 (0.97%) Puppet
3 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
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%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 129 (20.84%) Oracle
2 91 (14.70%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.18%) VMware
4 50 (8.08%) Cisco
5 30 (4.85%) Citrix
6 29 (4.68%) IBM
7 22 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.07%) HP
8 19 (3.07%) EMC
9 16 (2.58%) Juniper
9 16 (2.58%) Sybase
9 16 (2.58%) SAP
10 15 (2.42%) NetApp
11 14 (2.26%) Teradata
12 13 (2.10%) TIBCO
12 13 (2.10%) Siebel
13 12 (1.94%) Informatica
14 11 (1.78%) Business Objects
15 8 (1.29%) Intel
15 8 (1.29%) Tableau
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