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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 32 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 201 247 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.85% 5.27% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 5.53% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 201 274
Median daily rate £525 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £650 £696
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
3261 4465 5494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.96% 95.22% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 3520 4023
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 119 (28.40%) Finance
2 74 (17.66%) Banking
3 70 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (13.84%) TOGAF
4 58 (13.84%) SQL
5 54 (12.89%) Java
6 50 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 47 (11.22%) Cisco
7 47 (11.22%) Windows
8 41 (9.79%) Data Modelling
9 37 (8.83%) Firewall
9 37 (8.83%) Retail
10 36 (8.59%) Security Cleared
11 35 (8.35%) VMware
12 34 (8.11%) Oracle
12 34 (8.11%) SOA
12 34 (8.11%) WAN
12 34 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (7.88%) SC Cleared
13 33 (7.88%) SQL Server
14 32 (7.64%) Big Data
15 31 (7.40%) Data Centre
16 29 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (6.92%) Enterprise Architecture
16 29 (6.92%) Migration
16 29 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (6.92%) Linux
17 28 (6.68%) LAN
17 28 (6.68%) Active Directory
17 28 (6.68%) Technical Architecture

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 13 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.67%) CMS
5 7 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.19%) Apache
7 5 (1.19%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.19%) IIS
8 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.95%) JBoss
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.48%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.48%) Maximo
2 2 (0.48%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) Radian6
3 1 (0.24%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.24%) RMDS
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.24%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.30%) IaaS
4 15 (3.58%) SaaS
5 14 (3.34%) PaaS
6 11 (2.63%) Office 365
7 7 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.72%) Force.com
9 3 (0.72%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.48%) Boomi
10 2 (0.48%) GitHub
10 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.24%) Responsys
11 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.83%) Firewall
2 34 (8.11%) WAN
3 28 (6.68%) LAN
4 14 (3.34%) DNS
5 13 (3.10%) HTTP
5 13 (3.10%) Network Security
6 12 (2.86%) Internet
7 11 (2.63%) IPsec
8 10 (2.39%) SAN
9 9 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (2.15%) VPN
9 9 (2.15%) Wireless
10 8 (1.91%) DHCP
10 8 (1.91%) LDAP
10 8 (1.91%) NAS
11 6 (1.43%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (1.19%) SSL
13 4 (0.95%) FTP
13 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.64%) Big Data
3 27 (6.44%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.67%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.19%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.19%) MySQL
10 4 (0.95%) HBase
10 4 (0.95%) OLAP
10 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.72%) DB2
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.91%) ERwin
3 7 (1.67%) JIRA
4 6 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.48%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 119 (28.40%) Finance
2 74 (17.66%) Banking
3 37 (8.83%) Retail
4 17 (4.06%) Legal
5 16 (3.82%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.10%) Law
7 10 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.43%) Marketing
8 6 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Front Office
11 3 (0.72%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.44%) Web Services
2 25 (5.97%) .NET
3 19 (4.53%) REST
4 18 (4.30%) XML
5 15 (3.58%) HTML
5 15 (3.58%) Middleware
6 13 (3.10%) JSON
6 13 (3.10%) SOAP
7 11 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.39%) Spring
9 9 (2.15%) HTML5
10 8 (1.91%) RESTful
11 7 (1.67%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.67%) J2EE
11 7 (1.67%) JMS
12 6 (1.43%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.43%) Java EE
13 5 (1.19%) Ajax
13 5 (1.19%) CSS
13 5 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.40%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.58%) Data Integration
3 13 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.10%) User Experience
4 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.91%) PKI
6 6 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.43%) CESG
6 6 (1.43%) EPoS
6 6 (1.43%) Fintech
7 5 (1.19%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.19%) Statistics
8 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.95%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.72%) IVR
9 3 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.22%) Windows
2 29 (6.92%) Linux
3 15 (3.58%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.10%) Unix
5 11 (2.63%) Solaris
6 10 (2.39%) AIX
7 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.72%) Android
11 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
13 1 (0.24%) VMS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (13.84%) TOGAF
3 41 (9.79%) Data Modelling
4 34 (8.11%) SOA
5 29 (6.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 29 (6.92%) Migration
5 29 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (6.68%) Technical Architecture
7 25 (5.97%) Data Architecture
7 25 (5.97%) Scrum
8 23 (5.49%) CRM
9 22 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (5.01%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.77%) DevOps
12 19 (4.53%) Data Management
12 19 (4.53%) Network Design
12 19 (4.53%) UML
13 18 (4.30%) ITIL
14 16 (3.82%) ETL
14 16 (3.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.84%) SQL
2 54 (12.89%) Java
3 18 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.82%) Python
5 15 (3.58%) Ruby
6 8 (1.91%) PHP
7 7 (1.67%) C#
7 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.19%) C++
9 5 (1.19%) Perl
9 5 (1.19%) Scala
10 4 (0.95%) C
11 3 (0.72%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.48%) COBOL
12 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.48%) R
13 1 (0.24%) Delphi
13 1 (0.24%) ES6
13 1 (0.24%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 36 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.86%) CCIE
4 12 (2.86%) Degree
5 10 (2.39%) CCDE
6 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.43%) CISSP
8 5 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.72%) CISM
9 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.72%) MCSE
10 2 (0.48%) CCNA
10 2 (0.48%) CISA
10 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.48%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.48%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.48%) MCITP
10 2 (0.48%) MCTS
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.15%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.43%) QA
5 4 (0.95%) MiFID
6 3 (0.72%) COBIT
6 3 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) BS7799
8 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
System Software
1 28 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.43%) KVM
5 6 (1.43%) Xen
6 4 (0.95%) NFS
6 4 (0.95%) SRDF
6 4 (0.95%) vSphere
6 4 (0.95%) XenApp
7 3 (0.72%) vCloud
8 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.48%) HDFS
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.24%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.91%) Puppet
2 7 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.19%) vRealize
4 3 (0.72%) Ansible
4 3 (0.72%) Control-M
4 3 (0.72%) MIIS
5 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.48%) Oozie
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.24%) MOM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.22%) Cisco
3 35 (8.35%) VMware
4 34 (8.11%) Oracle
5 23 (5.49%) IBM
6 17 (4.06%) Citrix
7 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.15%) HP
9 8 (1.91%) SAP
10 7 (1.67%) Dell
10 7 (1.67%) EMC
10 7 (1.67%) Informatica
10 7 (1.67%) Intel
10 7 (1.67%) Juniper
10 7 (1.67%) NetApp
11 6 (1.43%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.43%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.43%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.43%) Reuters
12 5 (1.19%) F5
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