The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 166 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.021% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.022% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £619 £650 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +60.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £650 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £650 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IT 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
3241 4480 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.14% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 3533 4061
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured IT Architect in the job title.

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT 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 IT Architect across the City of London region.

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

IT Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) vRealize
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) MiFID
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP