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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 337 294 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.24% 4.94% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 5.35% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 215 236
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 177 (29.11%) Finance
2 125 (20.56%) Oracle
3 116 (19.08%) Java
4 108 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 94 (15.46%) Banking
7 84 (13.82%) TOGAF
8 79 (12.99%) SQL
8 79 (12.99%) .NET
9 75 (12.34%) Windows
10 65 (10.69%) SQL Server
11 60 (9.87%) Linux
12 57 (9.38%) SOA
13 49 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
14 48 (7.89%) VMware
15 43 (7.07%) Retail
16 42 (6.91%) Big Data
17 40 (6.58%) CRM
18 39 (6.41%) JavaScript
18 39 (6.41%) Technical Architecture
19 38 (6.25%) Project Management
20 37 (6.09%) Web Services
20 37 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (5.92%) Migration
22 35 (5.76%) Cisco
22 35 (5.76%) Firewall
23 34 (5.59%) HTML
23 34 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
23 34 (5.59%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.97%) IIS
4 10 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.15%) Apache
6 7 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.99%) JBoss
7 6 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.99%) CMS
7 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.82%) Lync
8 5 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
8 5 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.66%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.66%) Node.js
10 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.99%) MS Office
2 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.66%) RMDS
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.33%) Radian6
5 2 (0.33%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.14%) Office 365
4 11 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.64%) SaaS
6 6 (0.99%) Force.com
7 4 (0.66%) Heroku
8 3 (0.49%) PaaS
9 2 (0.33%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.76%) Firewall
2 32 (5.26%) SAN
3 27 (4.44%) LAN
4 24 (3.95%) WAN
5 16 (2.63%) VPN
6 12 (1.97%) VLAN
7 10 (1.64%) DNS
8 9 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.48%) NAS
8 9 (1.48%) Internet
9 7 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.15%) FCoE
9 7 (1.15%) Network Security
9 7 (1.15%) MPLS
9 7 (1.15%) LDAP
9 7 (1.15%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.99%) DHCP
10 6 (0.99%) WLAN
10 6 (0.99%) SSL
10 6 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.91%) Big Data
3 37 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.78%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 17 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.63%) MySQL
7 15 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.97%) DB2
8 12 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.15%) EDRMS
11 7 (1.15%) DTS
12 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.82%) QlikView
13 5 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.15%) TeamCity
2 7 (1.15%) JIRA
2 7 (1.15%) Maven
3 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.49%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.33%) Ant
5 2 (0.33%) Toad
5 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.33%) ERwin
5 2 (0.33%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.33%) Selenium
5 2 (0.33%) Moq
5 2 (0.33%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.33%) Hudson
5 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
General
1 177 (29.11%) Finance
2 94 (15.46%) Banking
3 43 (7.07%) Retail
4 28 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.64%) Legal
8 9 (1.48%) Marketing
9 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.15%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Back Office
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.66%) Law
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
12 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Front Office
13 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.99%) .NET
2 37 (6.09%) Web Services
3 34 (5.59%) HTML
4 32 (5.26%) XML
5 27 (4.44%) Middleware
6 19 (3.13%) CSS
7 18 (2.96%) HTML5
8 17 (2.80%) J2EE
9 16 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.30%) REST
11 12 (1.97%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.97%) WCF
11 12 (1.97%) JSON
12 11 (1.81%) RESTful
12 11 (1.81%) Ajax
12 11 (1.81%) SOAP
13 10 (1.64%) Spring
13 10 (1.64%) CSS3
14 9 (1.48%) Visualforce
14 9 (1.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.10%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.29%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.80%) User Experience
5 15 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.14%) Clustering
7 12 (1.97%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.32%) New Media
11 8 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.15%) Kindle
12 7 (1.15%) Biometrics
13 6 (0.99%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.82%) Social Media
14 5 (0.82%) Replication
14 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.34%) Windows
2 60 (9.87%) Linux
3 29 (4.77%) UNIX
4 13 (2.14%) Android
5 12 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.32%) Solaris
6 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.15%) AIX
8 6 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (13.82%) TOGAF
3 57 (9.38%) SOA
4 49 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 40 (6.58%) CRM
6 39 (6.41%) Technical Architecture
7 38 (6.25%) Project Management
8 37 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (5.92%) Migration
10 34 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (5.43%) SDLC
12 32 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 32 (5.26%) Data Architecture
13 31 (5.10%) Data Modelling
14 30 (4.93%) Analytics
15 29 (4.77%) ITIL
16 26 (4.28%) Scrum
17 25 (4.11%) Open Source
18 24 (3.95%) Data Management
19 23 (3.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 116 (19.08%) Java
2 79 (12.99%) SQL
3 39 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 33 (5.43%) C#
5 13 (2.14%) C++
6 12 (1.97%) C
7 11 (1.81%) Ruby
8 10 (1.64%) Python
8 10 (1.64%) Apex Code
9 9 (1.48%) PHP
10 8 (1.32%) Scala
11 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.66%) VB
12 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.66%) Perl
13 3 (0.49%) BeanShell
13 3 (0.49%) VBScript
14 2 (0.33%) ABAP
15 1 (0.16%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 34 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.10%) Degree
3 21 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.99%) CISSP
6 5 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.66%) CCIE
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.49%) ISEB
8 3 (0.49%) PMP
8 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 2 (0.33%) CISA
9 2 (0.33%) CISM
9 2 (0.33%) GIAC
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.47%) QA
2 7 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.49%) Basel III
3 3 (0.49%) COBIT
4 2 (0.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) FATCA
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.30%) vSphere
4 12 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.15%) XenApp
6 7 (1.15%) Xen
7 5 (0.82%) KVM
7 5 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.82%) NFS
8 4 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.66%) SRDF
9 3 (0.49%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.33%) XenServer
10 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.33%) vCloud
10 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) iptables
11 1 (0.16%) HDFS
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (2.14%) SCCM
2 8 (1.32%) Puppet
3 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.49%) SCOM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.33%) Oozie
5 2 (0.33%) Ambari
5 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 125 (20.56%) Oracle
2 95 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.89%) VMware
4 35 (5.76%) Cisco
5 31 (5.10%) IBM
6 23 (3.78%) SAP
7 20 (3.29%) Citrix
8 19 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.47%) TIBCO
9 15 (2.47%) HP
9 15 (2.47%) Informatica
10 14 (2.30%) NetApp
11 12 (1.97%) Sybase
12 10 (1.64%) Teradata
13 9 (1.48%) ATG
14 7 (1.15%) Endeca
14 7 (1.15%) webMethods
14 7 (1.15%) Juniper
14 7 (1.15%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.99%) EMC
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £690 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £543.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £567.00 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago