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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 311 347 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.91% 5.90% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 6.40% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 268 372
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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.

1 219 (32.83%) Finance
2 136 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (18.89%) Oracle
4 119 (17.84%) Java
5 108 (16.19%) Banking
6 105 (15.74%) Microsoft
7 87 (13.04%) .NET
8 85 (12.74%) Windows
9 84 (12.59%) SQL Server
10 80 (11.99%) TOGAF
11 74 (11.09%) SQL
12 68 (10.19%) Linux
13 65 (9.75%) SOA
14 64 (9.60%) Enterprise Architecture
15 59 (8.85%) VMware
16 57 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 52 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
18 51 (7.65%) Degree
19 50 (7.50%) Project Management
20 48 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
21 42 (6.30%) CRM
22 41 (6.15%) JavaScript
22 41 (6.15%) Middleware
22 41 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
22 41 (6.15%) Big Data
23 39 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (5.85%) Data Centre
23 39 (5.85%) Data Modelling
24 37 (5.55%) SAN
25 36 (5.40%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 33 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.95%) CMS
4 11 (1.65%) IIS
5 9 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.20%) JBoss
6 8 (1.20%) Apache
6 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.75%) Lync
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.75%) SAS
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.95%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.90%) Mingle
6 4 (0.60%) MS Project
7 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.45%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.60%) RMDS
3 3 (0.45%) Maximo
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.30%) Radian6
4 2 (0.30%) GoldMine
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.55%) SaaS
2 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.20%) Office 365
5 7 (1.05%) Force.com
6 4 (0.60%) PaaS
6 4 (0.60%) Heroku
7 3 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.55%) SAN
2 35 (5.25%) Firewall
3 27 (4.05%) WAN
4 26 (3.90%) LAN
5 17 (2.55%) NAS
6 15 (2.25%) Wireless
7 14 (2.10%) Internet
8 13 (1.95%) VoIP
9 12 (1.80%) VPN
9 12 (1.80%) Intranet
10 10 (1.50%) LDAP
11 9 (1.35%) Network Security
12 8 (1.20%) BIG-IP
12 8 (1.20%) DNS
13 7 (1.05%) VLAN
13 7 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (0.90%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
14 6 (0.90%) DHCP
15 5 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (6.15%) Big Data
4 30 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.60%) Hadoop
8 17 (2.55%) MySQL
9 14 (2.10%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.50%) DTS
10 10 (1.50%) EDRMS
10 10 (1.50%) HBase
10 10 (1.50%) QlikView
11 9 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.90%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.40%) Selenium
1 16 (2.40%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.25%) WebDriver
3 12 (1.80%) SpecFlow
4 11 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.05%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.90%) JUnit
7 5 (0.75%) Maven
8 4 (0.60%) JIRA
8 4 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.60%) RSpec
9 3 (0.45%) Hudson
9 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.45%) Ant
9 3 (0.45%) Subversion
10 2 (0.30%) PVCS
10 2 (0.30%) ERwin
10 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 219 (32.83%) Finance
2 108 (16.19%) Banking
3 32 (4.80%) Retail
4 24 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.40%) Legal
7 11 (1.65%) Advertising
7 11 (1.65%) Law
8 9 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.35%) Marketing
9 6 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (0.75%) Front Office
10 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.60%) Games
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.04%) .NET
2 41 (6.15%) Middleware
3 35 (5.25%) HTML
4 33 (4.95%) Web Services
5 26 (3.90%) XML
6 16 (2.40%) .NET Framework
6 16 (2.40%) JSON
7 15 (2.25%) HTML5
7 15 (2.25%) J2EE
7 15 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.10%) CSS
8 14 (2.10%) SOAP
8 14 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (2.10%) REST
9 11 (1.65%) RESTful
9 11 (1.65%) Ajax
10 10 (1.50%) JRules
11 9 (1.35%) Spring
11 9 (1.35%) JSP
11 9 (1.35%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.35%) User Experience
4 27 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.65%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.50%) Clustering
9 10 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.20%) NHS
11 7 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.90%) New Media
13 5 (0.75%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.75%) Social Media
13 5 (0.75%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.75%) Replication
14 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.74%) Windows
2 68 (10.19%) Linux
3 36 (5.40%) UNIX
4 12 (1.80%) Solaris
4 12 (1.80%) AIX
4 12 (1.80%) Android
5 11 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) MVS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (11.99%) TOGAF
3 65 (9.75%) SOA
4 64 (9.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 57 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (7.50%) Project Management
7 48 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (6.30%) CRM
9 41 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
10 39 (5.85%) Data Modelling
11 33 (4.95%) TDD
12 32 (4.80%) Migration
12 32 (4.80%) ETL
13 31 (4.65%) Scrum
13 31 (4.65%) Data Architecture
14 29 (4.35%) ITIL
15 28 (4.20%) Analytics
16 27 (4.05%) Open Source
17 26 (3.90%) Information Security
17 26 (3.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 119 (17.84%) Java
2 74 (11.09%) SQL
3 41 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.10%) C#
5 17 (2.55%) Ruby
6 13 (1.95%) C
7 10 (1.50%) Python
7 10 (1.50%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.05%) Scala
8 7 (1.05%) PHP
9 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.75%) VB
9 5 (0.75%) BeanShell
10 4 (0.60%) VBScript
11 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.30%) Clojure
11 2 (0.30%) R
12 1 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 51 (7.65%) Degree
2 22 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.35%) CISSP
6 4 (0.60%) CISM
7 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.45%) CCNP
7 3 (0.45%) CCNA
7 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) PMP
7 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) CISA
8 2 (0.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) CCIE
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) COBIT
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) Basel III
5 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 39 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (5.25%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.50%) vSphere
6 9 (1.35%) XenApp
6 9 (1.35%) Xen
7 7 (1.05%) ProxySG
7 7 (1.05%) KVM
8 6 (0.90%) NFS
9 5 (0.75%) SRDF
10 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.45%) Docker
10 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.30%) HDFS
11 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.15%) iptables
12 1 (0.15%) Firmware
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.55%) Puppet
2 15 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.65%) SCCM
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.45%) Control-M
5 3 (0.45%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.45%) Ansible
5 3 (0.45%) Mesos
5 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.30%) SCOM
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 126 (18.89%) Oracle
2 105 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 59 (8.85%) VMware
4 33 (4.95%) Cisco
5 29 (4.35%) IBM
6 25 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (3.60%) Citrix
8 17 (2.55%) Informatica
9 16 (2.40%) TIBCO
9 16 (2.40%) HP
9 16 (2.40%) SAP
10 14 (2.10%) NetApp
11 13 (1.95%) Sybase
12 10 (1.50%) webMethods
12 10 (1.50%) Symantec
12 10 (1.50%) Tableau
13 9 (1.35%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.20%) Nokia
14 8 (1.20%) Nortel
14 8 (1.20%) CheckPoint
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