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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 236 171 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.31% 4.99% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 5.22% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 139 261
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £680 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £50.99 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -11.51%
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
3088 3278 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.69% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2600 4251
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 135 (31.40%) Finance
2 76 (17.67%) Banking
3 73 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (16.05%) SQL
5 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
6 61 (14.19%) Java
7 57 (13.26%) TOGAF
8 56 (13.02%) Data Modelling
9 50 (11.63%) Windows
10 44 (10.23%) Big Data
11 43 (10.00%) Oracle
12 42 (9.77%) SQL Server
13 40 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 39 (9.07%) SOA
15 37 (8.60%) Cisco
15 37 (8.60%) DevOps
16 35 (8.14%) .NET
16 35 (8.14%) Data Architecture
17 34 (7.91%) Hadoop
17 34 (7.91%) Retail
17 34 (7.91%) Web Services
18 33 (7.67%) Migration
18 33 (7.67%) Enterprise Architecture
18 33 (7.67%) Security Cleared
18 33 (7.67%) REST
19 32 (7.44%) Linux
20 29 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (6.74%) Active Directory

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 23 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.86%) Apache
4 8 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.63%) CMS
5 7 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.93%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.93%) IIS
8 4 (0.93%) JBoss
8 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.70%) Mule
9 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.47%) Maximo
2 2 (0.47%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.23%) Radian6
3 1 (0.23%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.23%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.23%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.23%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.19%) IaaS
4 17 (3.95%) SaaS
5 16 (3.72%) Office 365
5 16 (3.72%) PaaS
6 7 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.70%) Force.com
9 2 (0.47%) Boomi
9 2 (0.47%) G Suite
9 2 (0.47%) GitHub
9 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.05%) Firewall
2 24 (5.58%) WAN
3 18 (4.19%) LAN
4 13 (3.02%) DNS
4 13 (3.02%) Network Security
4 13 (3.02%) SAN
4 13 (3.02%) VPN
5 10 (2.33%) DHCP
5 10 (2.33%) Internet
5 10 (2.33%) LDAP
6 9 (2.09%) HTTP
6 9 (2.09%) IPsec
7 8 (1.86%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.16%) SSL
9 5 (1.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.16%) Wireless
10 4 (0.93%) CTI
10 4 (0.93%) MPLS
10 4 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.23%) Big Data
2 42 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 34 (7.91%) Hadoop
4 29 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.09%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.16%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.16%) HBase
9 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.93%) DB2
11 3 (0.70%) MySQL
11 3 (0.70%) OLAP
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.09%) ERwin
3 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.86%) JIRA
4 5 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.47%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Babel
7 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.23%) gulp
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 135 (31.40%) Finance
2 76 (17.67%) Banking
3 34 (7.91%) Retail
4 18 (4.19%) Legal
5 17 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.79%) Law
7 11 (2.56%) Marketing
8 10 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.86%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) Billing
10 3 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.14%) .NET
2 34 (7.91%) Web Services
3 33 (7.67%) REST
4 23 (5.35%) XML
5 18 (4.19%) HTML
6 13 (3.02%) AngularJS
6 13 (3.02%) JSON
6 13 (3.02%) SOAP
7 12 (2.79%) Middleware
8 10 (2.33%) HTML5
8 10 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (2.09%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (2.09%) Spring
10 8 (1.86%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.86%) CSS
10 8 (1.86%) J2EE
10 8 (1.86%) Kafka
10 8 (1.86%) RESTful
11 6 (1.40%) OAuth2
11 6 (1.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.42%) Data Integration
3 13 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.09%) Statistics
4 9 (2.09%) User Experience
5 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.40%) PKI
6 6 (1.40%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.40%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.16%) Equities
7 5 (1.16%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.93%) Fintech
8 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.63%) Windows
2 32 (7.44%) Linux
3 21 (4.88%) Unix
4 13 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.86%) Solaris
5 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.16%) AIX
7 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) Android
8 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.26%) TOGAF
3 56 (13.02%) Data Modelling
4 40 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (9.07%) SOA
6 37 (8.60%) DevOps
7 35 (8.14%) Data Architecture
8 33 (7.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (7.67%) Migration
9 29 (6.74%) Scrum
10 27 (6.28%) CRM
11 26 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
13 23 (5.35%) ETL
14 21 (4.88%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.95%) Data Management
15 17 (3.95%) Service Design
16 16 (3.72%) TDD
17 15 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (3.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.05%) SQL
2 61 (14.19%) Java
3 28 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.05%) Python
5 17 (3.95%) Ruby
6 14 (3.26%) C#
7 10 (2.33%) PHP
8 8 (1.86%) C
8 8 (1.86%) C++
9 7 (1.63%) Perl
9 7 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.40%) Scala
11 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.16%) R
11 5 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.93%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.47%) ES6
14 1 (0.23%) Go
14 1 (0.23%) SOQL
14 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.19%) Degree
4 13 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.56%) CCIE
6 9 (2.09%) CCDE
7 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.16%) CISSP
9 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.93%) CISM
9 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.47%) MCITP
11 2 (0.47%) MCSA
11 2 (0.47%) MCSE
11 2 (0.47%) MCTS
11 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.86%) MiFID
3 7 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.40%) QA
5 5 (1.16%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.70%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.56%) Docker
4 9 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.93%) HDFS
5 4 (0.93%) KVM
5 4 (0.93%) vSphere
5 4 (0.93%) Xen
5 4 (0.93%) XenApp
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.70%) SRDF
6 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.47%) NFS
7 2 (0.47%) vCloud
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.23%) Ceph
8 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (2.79%) Puppet
2 10 (2.33%) MOM
3 9 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.40%) Ansible
5 5 (1.16%) vRealize
6 3 (0.70%) Control-M
6 3 (0.70%) SCCM
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.23%) Cacti
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.23%) Marathon
8 1 (0.23%) MIIS
8 1 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.00%) Oracle
3 37 (8.60%) Cisco
4 28 (6.51%) VMware
5 23 (5.35%) IBM
6 17 (3.95%) SAP
7 16 (3.72%) Citrix
8 13 (3.02%) MuleSoft
9 11 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.09%) Teradata
11 8 (1.86%) Splunk
12 7 (1.63%) HP
13 6 (1.40%) Informatica
14 5 (1.16%) Adobe
14 5 (1.16%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.16%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.16%) Dell
14 5 (1.16%) Intel
15 4 (0.93%) Reuters
15 4 (0.93%) Symantec
City, London
Red10
Rate: £590 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £603.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 7 months contract
Posted: 6 days ago