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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 345 504 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.85% 6.85% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 7.40% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 367 289
Average daily rate
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£550 £530 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.58% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £56.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -12.43%
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
5428 6808 7223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.50% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 4974 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 146 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 165 (26.03%) Finance
2 140 (22.08%) Oracle
3 97 (15.30%) Windows
4 96 (15.14%) Banking
5 93 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 90 (14.20%) Java
7 83 (13.09%) Migration
8 77 (12.15%) SQL
9 74 (11.67%) TOGAF
10 66 (10.41%) Data Modelling
11 64 (10.09%) .NET
12 63 (9.94%) VMware
12 63 (9.94%) Data Architecture
13 58 (9.15%) Linux
14 55 (8.68%) SQL Server
14 55 (8.68%) Enterprise Architecture
15 49 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
15 49 (7.73%) Cisco
16 45 (7.10%) SOA
16 45 (7.10%) UNIX
16 45 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (7.10%) Oracle Database
17 44 (6.94%) C#
18 41 (6.47%) SAN
19 39 (6.15%) ITIL
20 38 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (5.99%) Retail
21 37 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
22 36 (5.68%) CRM
22 36 (5.68%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (1.89%) CMS
4 10 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (1.42%) Lync
6 8 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.26%) IIS
7 7 (1.10%) Apache
7 7 (1.10%) SAS
7 7 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.95%) MS Office
4 4 (0.63%) MS Project
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.95%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.47%) RMDS
5 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.32%) SAP PLM
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%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.15%) SaaS
2 12 (1.89%) Office 365
3 8 (1.26%) PaaS
4 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.79%) IaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.47%) SAN
2 29 (4.57%) LAN
3 27 (4.26%) WAN
3 27 (4.26%) Firewall
4 20 (3.15%) Internet
5 14 (2.21%) DNS
5 14 (2.21%) NAS
6 12 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.74%) HTTP
8 9 (1.42%) Wireless
8 9 (1.42%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.26%) Network Security
9 8 (1.26%) Multicast
9 8 (1.26%) Intranet
9 8 (1.26%) VPN
9 8 (1.26%) DHCP
10 7 (1.10%) FCoE
11 6 (0.95%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (7.10%) Oracle Database
4 27 (4.26%) Big Data
5 22 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.37%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.21%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.58%) DataStage
11 10 (1.58%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.26%) MySQL
14 7 (1.10%) Data Mart
14 7 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (1.74%) JUnit
2 8 (1.26%) Maven
3 7 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.63%) JIRA
5 4 (0.63%) Subversion
6 3 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.47%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.32%) Ant
7 2 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.32%) ERwin
7 2 (0.32%) Selenium
7 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.16%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.16%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.16%) jMock
General
1 165 (26.03%) Finance
2 96 (15.14%) Banking
3 38 (5.99%) Retail
4 32 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.58%) Publishing
6 10 (1.58%) Marketing
7 9 (1.42%) Advertising
7 9 (1.42%) Back Office
8 6 (0.95%) Legal
9 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.79%) Front Office
10 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.63%) German Language
11 3 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.09%) .NET
2 35 (5.52%) XML
3 34 (5.36%) HTML
4 30 (4.73%) Middleware
5 29 (4.57%) Web Services
6 24 (3.79%) REST
7 23 (3.63%) CSS
7 23 (3.63%) SOAP
8 22 (3.47%) Spring
9 20 (3.15%) J2EE
9 20 (3.15%) HTML5
10 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET
11 14 (2.21%) JSON
12 12 (1.89%) Ajax
13 11 (1.74%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.74%) Java EE
13 11 (1.74%) XSLT
14 9 (1.42%) JMS
14 9 (1.42%) jQuery
14 9 (1.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.57%) Data Integration
2 21 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.68%) Clustering
3 17 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.37%) Open Source
5 12 (1.89%) Replication
6 11 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.42%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.26%) FMCG
8 8 (1.26%) Derivative
9 7 (1.10%) PKI
9 7 (1.10%) NHS
10 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.79%) Kindle
11 5 (0.79%) CESG
12 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.63%) PACS
12 4 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.30%) Windows
2 58 (9.15%) Linux
3 45 (7.10%) UNIX
4 25 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.31%) Solaris
7 18 (2.84%) Android
8 13 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.79%) AIX
13 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.47%) MVS
14 3 (0.47%) VME
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.32%) HPUX
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (13.09%) Migration
2 74 (11.67%) TOGAF
3 66 (10.41%) Data Modelling
4 63 (9.94%) Data Architecture
5 55 (8.68%) Enterprise Architecture
6 45 (7.10%) SOA
6 45 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (6.15%) ITIL
8 38 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (5.68%) Project Management
10 36 (5.68%) CRM
11 30 (4.73%) Technical Architecture
12 29 (4.57%) Data Migration
12 29 (4.57%) UML
13 28 (4.42%) ETL
14 26 (4.10%) Scrum
15 25 (3.94%) OO
16 24 (3.79%) Data Management
17 23 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 90 (14.20%) Java
2 77 (12.15%) SQL
3 44 (6.94%) C#
4 19 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.21%) C++
6 13 (2.05%) Python
7 10 (1.58%) Ruby
7 10 (1.58%) Scala
8 9 (1.42%) Apex Code
9 7 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.95%) PHP
11 5 (0.79%) C
12 4 (0.63%) XPath
13 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.47%) R
13 3 (0.47%) XQuery
13 3 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.21%) Degree
3 17 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.58%) MCSE
6 9 (1.42%) CCIE
6 9 (1.42%) CISSP
6 9 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.10%) CISM
8 5 (0.79%) CCNP
9 4 (0.63%) MCSA
9 4 (0.63%) CCSA
9 4 (0.63%) CCSE
9 4 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.63%) ISACA
9 4 (0.63%) JNCIP
9 4 (0.63%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.32%) MCTS
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.42%) ISO 9001
1 9 (1.42%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.47%) Basel III
5 3 (0.47%) SLA
5 3 (0.47%) FATCA
5 3 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) GPG13
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (2.37%) XenApp
6 8 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.26%) NFS
7 7 (1.10%) Xen
7 7 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.10%) SRDF
8 6 (0.95%) XenServer
9 5 (0.79%) vSphere
9 5 (0.79%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.47%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) Nmap
11 1 (0.16%) IAG
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.84%) SCCM
2 6 (0.95%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.63%) SCOM
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 140 (22.08%) Oracle
2 93 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 63 (9.94%) VMware
4 49 (7.73%) Cisco
5 32 (5.05%) Citrix
6 29 (4.57%) IBM
7 22 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (3.31%) SAP
9 18 (2.84%) EMC
10 17 (2.68%) HP
10 17 (2.68%) Sybase
11 16 (2.52%) NetApp
12 14 (2.21%) Teradata
12 14 (2.21%) Juniper
13 13 (2.05%) Informatica
14 11 (1.74%) Business Objects
14 11 (1.74%) Siebel
14 11 (1.74%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.42%) Dell
16 8 (1.26%) Tableau
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