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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 359 454 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.12% 6.42% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 6.90% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 338 260
Average daily rate
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£550 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £384 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £697 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £57.50 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +47.05%
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
5469 6582 5911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 93.14% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 4819 4369
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 126 140
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 £11.59 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 189 (27.16%) Finance
2 124 (17.82%) Oracle
3 122 (17.53%) Banking
4 110 (15.80%) Windows
5 94 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (13.22%) Java
7 91 (13.07%) Migration
8 87 (12.50%) SQL
9 78 (11.21%) Microsoft
10 76 (10.92%) SQL Server
11 75 (10.78%) .NET
12 72 (10.34%) TOGAF
13 71 (10.20%) Linux
14 65 (9.34%) UNIX
15 58 (8.33%) Data Modelling
15 58 (8.33%) Data Architecture
16 52 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (7.18%) Retail
17 50 (7.18%) Cisco
18 49 (7.04%) Investment Banking
19 48 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
19 48 (6.90%) SOA
20 46 (6.61%) E-Commerce
21 44 (6.32%) VMware
22 42 (6.03%) C#
22 42 (6.03%) Security Cleared
23 40 (5.75%) SharePoint
24 39 (5.60%) LAN
25 37 (5.32%) CRM
26 36 (5.17%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 40 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (2.16%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.87%) CMS
6 12 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.58%) IIS
8 10 (1.44%) Lync
9 6 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.72%) Apache
10 5 (0.72%) JBoss
11 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.57%) Node.js
11 4 (0.57%) SAS
11 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.01%) MS Office
4 4 (0.57%) MS Project
4 4 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.29%) RMDS
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.16%) Office 365
2 14 (2.01%) SaaS
3 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.86%) PaaS
6 5 (0.72%) IaaS
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.29%) Force.com
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.14%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.60%) LAN
2 36 (5.17%) WAN
3 30 (4.31%) Firewall
4 27 (3.88%) Internet
5 23 (3.30%) SAN
6 17 (2.44%) NAS
7 13 (1.87%) DNS
8 12 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (1.72%) BGP
9 11 (1.58%) Intranet
9 11 (1.58%) Network Security
10 10 (1.44%) OSPF
11 9 (1.29%) Wireless
11 9 (1.29%) EIGRP
11 9 (1.29%) VPN
12 8 (1.15%) Multicast
12 8 (1.15%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.15%) DHCP
12 8 (1.15%) MPLS
13 7 (1.01%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.89%) Oracle Database
3 30 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.59%) Big Data
5 18 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (1.58%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.29%) DB2
10 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.86%) DataStage
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.43%) Selenium
4 3 (0.43%) Grunt
5 2 (0.29%) Bower
5 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.29%) Moq
5 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.29%) MSTest
5 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) JIRA
5 2 (0.29%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 2 (0.29%) NUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Xcode
6 1 (0.14%) JMeter
6 1 (0.14%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.14%) FitNesse
General
1 189 (27.16%) Finance
2 122 (17.53%) Banking
3 50 (7.18%) Retail
4 49 (7.04%) Investment Banking
5 34 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.44%) Front Office
7 11 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.44%) Marketing
9 8 (1.15%) Back Office
10 7 (1.01%) Legal
11 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.86%) Advertising
12 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.72%) Billing
13 4 (0.57%) Electronics
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) German Language
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Law
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.78%) .NET
2 34 (4.89%) Web Services
2 34 (4.89%) Middleware
3 29 (4.17%) XML
4 23 (3.30%) HTML
5 21 (3.02%) ASP.NET
6 19 (2.73%) REST
7 16 (2.30%) SOAP
7 16 (2.30%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.16%) CSS
8 15 (2.16%) J2EE
9 13 (1.87%) WCF
9 13 (1.87%) Spring
9 13 (1.87%) jQuery
10 11 (1.58%) HTML5
11 9 (1.29%) Ajax
11 9 (1.29%) XSLT
11 9 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.01%) JSON
12 7 (1.01%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (2.73%) Data Integration
4 18 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.87%) Derivative
5 13 (1.87%) Open Source
6 12 (1.72%) User Experience
7 10 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.29%) FMCG
9 8 (1.15%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.15%) Replication
9 8 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.15%) Clustering
10 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.86%) NHS
12 5 (0.72%) CESG
12 5 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 110 (15.80%) Windows
2 71 (10.20%) Linux
3 65 (9.34%) UNIX
4 15 (2.16%) Solaris
4 15 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.01%) Android
6 12 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.57%) AIX
11 3 (0.43%) MVS
11 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.43%) VME
11 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) CentOS
12 2 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (13.07%) Migration
3 72 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 58 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 58 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 52 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 48 (6.90%) SOA
7 46 (6.61%) E-Commerce
8 37 (5.32%) CRM
9 36 (5.17%) ITIL
10 35 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (4.89%) Technical Architecture
12 32 (4.60%) Data Migration
13 30 (4.31%) Project Management
14 29 (4.17%) ETL
15 25 (3.59%) UML
15 25 (3.59%) TDD
15 25 (3.59%) Scrum
16 23 (3.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (13.22%) Java
2 87 (12.50%) SQL
3 42 (6.03%) C#
4 21 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 13 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.58%) Python
7 9 (1.29%) Ruby
8 8 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.15%) C++
9 7 (1.01%) Scala
10 6 (0.86%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.86%) PHP
11 4 (0.57%) XPath
12 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.43%) VBA
12 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.29%) Clojure
13 2 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.74%) Degree
3 21 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.86%) MCSE
7 6 (0.86%) CCIE
8 5 (0.72%) NCDA
8 5 (0.72%) NCIE
9 3 (0.43%) CCNP
9 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.29%) CISSP
10 2 (0.29%) MCTS
11 1 (0.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.14%) MCITP
11 1 (0.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.87%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.57%) Basel III
4 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
6 1 (0.14%) WAI
6 1 (0.14%) GAAP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.30%) vSphere
3 16 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.15%) XenApp
5 8 (1.15%) NFS
6 7 (1.01%) SRDF
7 5 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.43%) Xen
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.43%) KVM
10 2 (0.29%) Docker
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.14%) Postfix
11 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (2.16%) SCCM
2 6 (0.86%) SCOrch
2 6 (0.86%) SCOM
3 5 (0.72%) Puppet
3 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.43%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.43%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.29%) Oozie
5 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 124 (17.82%) Oracle
2 78 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 50 (7.18%) Cisco
4 44 (6.32%) VMware
5 25 (3.59%) Sybase
6 24 (3.45%) Citrix
7 21 (3.02%) SAP
8 19 (2.73%) IBM
8 19 (2.73%) NetApp
9 17 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.87%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.87%) EMC
11 12 (1.72%) HP
12 11 (1.58%) Siebel
13 10 (1.44%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.44%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.44%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.15%) Dell
14 8 (1.15%) Juniper
14 8 (1.15%) Teradata
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
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Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Salt
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Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Engage PSG
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
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Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
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King & Wood Mallesons
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £71 - £800 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £750 per day
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