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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 381 449 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.32% 6.24% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 6.74% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 323 266
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £61.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +40.00%
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
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 October 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 31 October 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.

1 175 (25.81%) Finance
2 140 (20.65%) Oracle
3 116 (17.11%) Banking
4 109 (16.08%) Windows
5 103 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (13.57%) Java
7 88 (12.98%) Migration
8 84 (12.39%) SQL
9 76 (11.21%) Microsoft
9 76 (11.21%) TOGAF
10 69 (10.18%) .NET
10 69 (10.18%) Linux
11 65 (9.59%) UNIX
12 62 (9.14%) SQL Server
13 57 (8.41%) Data Architecture
14 54 (7.96%) Data Modelling
15 53 (7.82%) VMware
16 51 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (7.52%) Cisco
17 49 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
18 47 (6.93%) Investment Banking
19 46 (6.78%) SOA
20 44 (6.49%) Retail
21 42 (6.19%) E-Commerce
21 42 (6.19%) Security Cleared
21 42 (6.19%) Oracle Database
22 40 (5.90%) ITIL
23 39 (5.75%) CRM
23 39 (5.75%) LAN
24 38 (5.60%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 38 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.77%) CMS
6 11 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.47%) Lync
8 9 (1.33%) IIS
9 8 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.74%) JBoss
12 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.74%) Apache
12 5 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.03%) MS Office
4 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.29%) RMDS
5 2 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.36%) SaaS
2 15 (2.21%) Office 365
3 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.03%) PaaS
4 7 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.74%) IaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.75%) LAN
2 36 (5.31%) WAN
3 29 (4.28%) Internet
3 29 (4.28%) Firewall
4 27 (3.98%) SAN
5 15 (2.21%) DNS
6 14 (2.06%) NAS
7 12 (1.77%) Network Security
7 12 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (1.77%) Intranet
8 11 (1.62%) BGP
9 9 (1.33%) MPLS
9 9 (1.33%) OSPF
9 9 (1.33%) VPN
9 9 (1.33%) Wireless
9 9 (1.33%) DHCP
10 8 (1.18%) VLAN
10 8 (1.18%) EIGRP
10 8 (1.18%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.19%) Oracle Database
3 32 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.39%) Big Data
5 21 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.36%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.18%) DataStage
13 7 (1.03%) DB2
13 7 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (0.88%) MySQL
14 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.59%) JUnit
4 3 (0.44%) Subversion
4 3 (0.44%) Selenium
5 2 (0.29%) JIRA
5 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 2 (0.29%) NUnit
5 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) Behat
6 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.15%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.15%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.15%) Grunt
6 1 (0.15%) Lombardi
General
1 175 (25.81%) Finance
2 116 (17.11%) Banking
3 47 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 44 (6.49%) Retail
5 33 (4.87%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.36%) Front Office
7 11 (1.62%) Marketing
8 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.33%) Publishing
10 8 (1.18%) Back Office
11 7 (1.03%) Advertising
12 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.88%) Billing
13 5 (0.74%) Legal
14 4 (0.59%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.44%) Electronics
16 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.18%) .NET
2 36 (5.31%) Middleware
3 33 (4.87%) Web Services
4 29 (4.28%) XML
5 27 (3.98%) HTML
6 23 (3.39%) REST
7 20 (2.95%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.95%) SOAP
8 18 (2.65%) CSS
8 18 (2.65%) J2EE
9 16 (2.36%) Spring
10 13 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.92%) HTML5
11 12 (1.77%) jQuery
12 10 (1.47%) XSLT
13 9 (1.33%) Ajax
14 8 (1.18%) JMS
14 8 (1.18%) JSON
14 8 (1.18%) WCF
15 6 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (3.10%) Data Integration
2 21 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.21%) Open Source
6 14 (2.06%) Replication
7 11 (1.62%) User Experience
8 10 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.33%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.33%) FMCG
9 9 (1.33%) Clustering
9 9 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.88%) CESG
10 6 (0.88%) Derivative
10 6 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.88%) NHS
11 5 (0.74%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 109 (16.08%) Windows
2 69 (10.18%) Linux
3 65 (9.59%) UNIX
4 18 (2.65%) Solaris
4 18 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.77%) Android
7 10 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.59%) AIX
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.44%) MVS
12 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.44%) VME
13 2 (0.29%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (12.98%) Migration
3 76 (11.21%) TOGAF
4 57 (8.41%) Data Architecture
5 54 (7.96%) Data Modelling
6 51 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 46 (6.78%) SOA
9 42 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 40 (5.90%) ITIL
11 39 (5.75%) CRM
12 33 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (4.87%) Technical Architecture
13 32 (4.72%) Project Management
14 29 (4.28%) ETL
14 29 (4.28%) Scrum
14 29 (4.28%) Data Migration
15 24 (3.54%) TDD
15 24 (3.54%) UML
16 23 (3.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 92 (13.57%) Java
2 84 (12.39%) SQL
3 37 (5.46%) C#
4 19 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.06%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.77%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.62%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.47%) Python
8 10 (1.47%) Ruby
9 8 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.18%) Scala
9 8 (1.18%) C++
10 7 (1.03%) PHP
10 7 (1.03%) Apex Code
11 5 (0.74%) XPath
12 3 (0.44%) XAML
12 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.44%) XQuery
12 3 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.87%) Degree
3 23 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.18%) MCSE
7 7 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.74%) CCIE
9 4 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.44%) CISSP
11 2 (0.29%) CCNP
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.29%) MCTS
12 1 (0.15%) MCITP
12 1 (0.15%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.15%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.15%) CCNA
12 1 (0.15%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.47%) QA
2 9 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.59%) Basel III
3 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) GAAP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.15%) WAI
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) GPG13
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.62%) vSphere
6 10 (1.47%) XenApp
7 8 (1.18%) NFS
8 7 (1.03%) SRDF
9 5 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.59%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.44%) Xen
11 3 (0.44%) KVM
12 2 (0.29%) Docker
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.15%) Nmap
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (2.21%) SCCM
2 6 (0.88%) SCOM
2 6 (0.88%) SCOrch
3 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.74%) Puppet
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.29%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 140 (20.65%) Oracle
2 76 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 53 (7.82%) VMware
4 51 (7.52%) Cisco
5 27 (3.98%) Citrix
6 25 (3.69%) Sybase
7 22 (3.24%) SAP
7 22 (3.24%) IBM
8 18 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.36%) NetApp
10 14 (2.06%) EMC
11 12 (1.77%) Siebel
11 12 (1.77%) Business Objects
11 12 (1.77%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.62%) HP
13 10 (1.47%) Dell
13 10 (1.47%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.33%) Juniper
14 9 (1.33%) Informatica
15 8 (1.18%) Teradata
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