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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
London / City of London
Rank 21 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 208 171 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.05% 5.45% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 5.69% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 137 207
Median daily rate £595 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £685 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +6.18%

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
2798 3003 4907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.88% 95.67% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2369 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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.

1 155 (34.44%) Finance
2 87 (19.33%) Banking
3 70 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (15.11%) SQL
4 68 (15.11%) Microsoft
5 61 (13.56%) Java
6 60 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 59 (13.11%) Windows
8 58 (12.89%) Oracle
8 58 (12.89%) Data Modelling
9 54 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 50 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (10.67%) Big Data
12 46 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (10.00%) SOA
14 44 (9.78%) Data Architecture
15 42 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
15 42 (9.33%) .NET
16 38 (8.44%) Web Services
17 37 (8.22%) Migration
17 37 (8.22%) REST
17 37 (8.22%) DevOps
18 34 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (7.56%) Cisco
18 34 (7.56%) Hadoop
18 34 (7.56%) Retail
19 33 (7.33%) ETL
20 32 (7.11%) Enterprise Architecture
21 31 (6.89%) Linux
22 30 (6.67%) Data Centre

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 18 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (2.44%) Anypoint
5 9 (2.00%) CMS
5 9 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.78%) Apache
6 8 (1.78%) JBoss
6 8 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.11%) IIS
7 5 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.89%) Confluence
8 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.33%) MS Office
3 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.44%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.44%) Maximo
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.44%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.44%) PaaS
4 19 (4.22%) IaaS
5 15 (3.33%) Office 365
6 13 (2.89%) SaaS
7 6 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.44%) GitHub
11 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.22%) Force.com
12 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.78%) Firewall
2 16 (3.56%) VPN
3 13 (2.89%) DNS
3 13 (2.89%) LDAP
3 13 (2.89%) SAN
3 13 (2.89%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.44%) LAN
4 11 (2.44%) WAN
5 10 (2.22%) Internet
5 10 (2.22%) Network Security
6 9 (2.00%) HTTP
7 8 (1.78%) DHCP
8 6 (1.33%) Skype
9 5 (1.11%) SSL
9 5 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.89%) DMZ
10 4 (0.89%) IPsec
10 4 (0.89%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.67%) Big Data
3 34 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (7.56%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.78%) Apache Hive
6 8 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.33%) DB2
9 5 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.89%) HBase
11 3 (0.67%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.67%) Impala
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (0.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.00%) ERwin
1 9 (2.00%) JIRA
2 8 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.67%) Maven
5 3 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.22%) Ant
7 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.22%) Babel
7 1 (0.22%) gulp
7 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 155 (34.44%) Finance
2 87 (19.33%) Banking
3 34 (7.56%) Retail
4 20 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.33%) Legal
6 11 (2.44%) Law
7 10 (2.22%) Advertising
8 9 (2.00%) Marketing
9 8 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.56%) Front Office
11 6 (1.33%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.67%) Billing
12 3 (0.67%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.44%) Automotive
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.33%) .NET
2 38 (8.44%) Web Services
3 37 (8.22%) REST
4 23 (5.11%) XML
5 19 (4.22%) Middleware
6 16 (3.56%) HTML
7 15 (3.33%) JSON
8 12 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (2.44%) CSS
9 11 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
9 11 (2.44%) Spring
9 11 (2.44%) XSD
10 10 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.00%) HTML5
11 9 (2.00%) jQuery
11 9 (2.00%) RESTful
11 9 (2.00%) SOAP
12 8 (1.78%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.78%) J2EE
12 8 (1.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.22%) Equities
5 9 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.00%) Market Risk
5 9 (2.00%) User Experience
6 8 (1.78%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.33%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.33%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.11%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.89%) Fintech
9 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (13.11%) Windows
2 31 (6.89%) Linux
3 27 (6.00%) Unix
4 15 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.11%) Android
6 5 (1.11%) Solaris
6 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.67%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 58 (12.89%) Data Modelling
4 50 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (10.00%) SOA
6 44 (9.78%) Data Architecture
7 37 (8.22%) DevOps
7 37 (8.22%) Migration
8 33 (7.33%) ETL
9 32 (7.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.33%) Data Integration
11 24 (5.33%) Scrum
11 24 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (4.89%) Data Management
12 22 (4.89%) E-Commerce
13 21 (4.67%) CRM
14 16 (3.56%) Analytics
14 16 (3.56%) Service Design
15 15 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (15.11%) SQL
2 61 (13.56%) Java
3 27 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.11%) Python
5 18 (4.00%) C#
6 10 (2.22%) Ruby
7 8 (1.78%) R
8 7 (1.56%) C
8 7 (1.56%) C++
8 7 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.11%) Perl
9 5 (1.11%) PHP
9 5 (1.11%) Scala
10 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.44%) ES6
11 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.44%) XPath
12 1 (0.22%) Go
12 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.11%) Degree
3 17 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.78%) CCIE
6 7 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.89%) CCDE
7 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.67%) CISM
8 3 (0.67%) CISSP
9 2 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.44%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) CRISC
9 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCSD
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.22%) CITP
10 1 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.33%) MiFID
3 11 (2.44%) QA
4 4 (0.89%) SEPA
4 4 (0.89%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) GDPR
6 2 (0.44%) IFRS
6 2 (0.44%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.44%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) FATCA
7 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.67%) Docker
4 6 (1.33%) vSphere
5 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.89%) vCloud
5 4 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.67%) HDFS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.22%) Ceph
7 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.22%) SRDF
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.11%) MOM
2 11 (2.44%) Puppet
3 8 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.56%) Ansible
5 6 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.89%) SCCM
6 4 (0.89%) vRealize
7 2 (0.44%) Control-M
7 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.44%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.44%) Terraform
8 1 (0.22%) Grafana
8 1 (0.22%) Graphite
8 1 (0.22%) Marathon
8 1 (0.22%) Mesos
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 68 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.89%) Oracle
3 34 (7.56%) Cisco
4 27 (6.00%) VMware
5 23 (5.11%) IBM
6 22 (4.89%) SAP
7 17 (3.78%) Citrix
8 15 (3.33%) MuleSoft
9 11 (2.44%) Splunk
10 10 (2.22%) Teradata
11 7 (1.56%) Adobe
12 6 (1.33%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.33%) HP
13 5 (1.11%) Netezza
13 5 (1.11%) Pega
13 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.11%) Reuters
13 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.89%) F5
14 4 (0.89%) Sybase
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